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'''NSU Motorenwerke AG''' or just '''NSU''', was a [[motorcycle]] and automobile manufacturer located cars which was located in Riedlingen, Germany.
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==History==
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NSU which was founded in 1873 and moved to Neckarsulm, Germany in 1884. NSU was acquired by Volkswagen Group in 1969. VW merged the company with Auto Union, to eventually evolve into Audi as it is known today.
  
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NSU had several successes in the [[Isle of Man TT]] races in the 1950s. NSU holds 4 World records for speed: 1951, 1953, 1954 and 1955. During the 1930s, and in the mid 1950s NSU was the largest motorcycle producer of the world.
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The NSU Quickly was the most popular moped of its time. It was produced between 1953 and 1966 in over 1.000.000 examples and still can be found today all over the world as more than 60% were exported.
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==Models==
 
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NSU_Motorenwerke_AG NSU at Wikipedia]
 
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Revision as of 20:47, 20 October 2008

1957 NSU Supermax


NSU Motorenwerke AG or just NSU, was a motorcycle and automobile manufacturer located cars which was located in Riedlingen, Germany.

History

NSU which was founded in 1873 and moved to Neckarsulm, Germany in 1884. NSU was acquired by Volkswagen Group in 1969. VW merged the company with Auto Union, to eventually evolve into Audi as it is known today.

NSU had several successes in the Isle of Man TT races in the 1950s. NSU holds 4 World records for speed: 1951, 1953, 1954 and 1955. During the 1930s, and in the mid 1950s NSU was the largest motorcycle producer of the world.

The NSU Quickly was the most popular moped of its time. It was produced between 1953 and 1966 in over 1.000.000 examples and still can be found today all over the world as more than 60% were exported.

Models

1931 NSU 500SS
1901 NSU
1953 NSU Rennmax


1954 NSU Sportmax
1957 NSU Supermax











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