In the past, we’ve shared our friends at Kempt’s enthusiasm for the increasingly scarce sidecar.

At Bonhams’ Paris sale on February 2, the auction house is offering one of the most eye-popping examples of the breed we’ve ever seen.

The 1953 MV Agusta 175cc “Disco Volante” model comes complete with a matching sidecar in stylish two-tone, period-correct paint.

Estimated at up to about $17,000, it gets its name not from any musical connection but rather its sculpted, nearly circular fuel tank that looked to some like a flying saucer.

Pop a little green man in the sidecar and you’re all set…