DKW RT200: history, specs, pictures

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The DKW RT200S was a single cylinder, two-stroke sport motorcycle produced between 1951 and 1958. It could reach a top speed of 61 mph (98 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 10.73 HP (8.0 KW) @ 5000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 68.0mm bore x 58.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 197.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 6.3:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 4-speed transmission. The final drive was via chain.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3-18 front tire and a 3-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic while the rear was equiped with a swingarm. The RT200S was fitted with a 3.43 Gallon (13.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 288.81 pounds (131.0 Kg).

In Media[edit]

DKW RT200
Manufacturer
DKW
Also called RT 200H, RT2002, RT 200 2, RT200VS, RT 200 VS, RT200S, RT 200 S, RT200H, RT 200
Production 1951 - 1958
Class Road
Engine
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 68.0mm x 58.0mm
Top Speed 61 mph (98 km/h)
Horsepower 10.73 HP (8.0 KW) @ 5000RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Battery 6.3:1
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: telescopic
Rear: swingarm
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3-18
Rear Tire 3-18
Weight 288.81 pounds (131.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 2.40 liters/100 km (41.7 km/l or 98.01 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The DKW RT200S was a single cylinder, two-stroke Road motorcycle produced by DKW between 1951 and 1958. It could reach a top speed of 61 mph (98 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 10.73 HP (8.0 KW) @ 5000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 68.0mm bore x 58.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 197.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 4-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3-18 front tire and a 3-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic while the rear was equipped with a swingarm. The RT200S was fitted with a 3.96 Gallon (15.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 288.81 pounds (131.0 Kg).

In Media[edit]



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