DKW E250: history, specs, pictures

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DKW E250
Also called E 250
Production 1927 - 1928
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 68.0mm x 68.0mm
Top Speed 48 mph (78 km/h)
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition magneto
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Rear: none
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.85-26
Rear Tire 2.85-26
Weight 198.42 pounds (90.0 Kg) (dry),
Manuals Service Manual

The DKW E250 was a single cylinder, two-stroke standard produced by DKW between 1927 and 1928. It could reach a top speed of 48 mph (78 km/h).

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 68.0mm bore x 68.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 247.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 3-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 2.85-26 front tire and a 2.85-26 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The bike weighed just 198.42 pounds (90.0 Kg).