DKW E300: history, specs, pictures

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DKW E300
Also called E 300
Production 1928 - 1929
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 74.0mm x 68.0mm
Top Speed 50 mph (80 km/h)
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition magneto
Transmission 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 220.46 pounds (100.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 4.00 liters/100 km (25.0 km/l or 58.81 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The DKW E300 was a single cylinder, two-stroke standard produced by DKW between 1928 and 1929. It could reach a top speed of 50 mph (80 km/h).

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 74.0mm bore x 68.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 292.0 cubic centimeters.

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 E300 was fitted with a 3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 220.46 pounds (100.0 Kg).