DKW RT350: history, specs, pictures

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The DKW RT350S was a twin, two-stroke allround motorcycle produced between 1955 and 1956. It could reach a top speed of 75 mph (120 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 18.1 HP (13.5 KW) @ 5000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, two-stroke. A 62.0mm bore x 58.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 348.0 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 6.3:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

The final drive was via chain.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.50-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 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 bike weighed just 357.15 pounds (162.0 Kg).

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DKW RT350
Manufacturer DKW
Also called RT350S, RT 350 S, RT 350
Production 1955 - 1956
Class Road
Engine twin, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 62.0mm x 58.0mm
Top speed 75 mph (120 km/h)
Horse Power 18.1 HP (13.5 KW) @ 5000RPM
Fuel system carburetor
Battery 6.3:1
Transmission Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: telescopic
Rear: swingarm
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3.50-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18
Dimensions L 81.89 inches (2080 mm)
W 25.98 inches (660 mm)
H 38.19 inches (970 mm)
Seat height 29.53 inches (750 mm)
Weight 357.15 pounds (162.0 Kg)
Fuel consumption 3.80 liters/100 km (26.3 km/l or 61.90 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual
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The DKW RT350S was a twin, two-stroke Road motorcycle produced by DKW between 1955 and 1956. It could reach a top speed of 75 mph (120 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 18.1 HP (13.5 KW) @ 5000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, two-stroke. A 62.0mm bore x 58.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 348.0 cubic centimeters.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.50-18 front tire and a 3.50-18 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 bike weighed just 357.15 pounds (162.0 Kg).

In Media[edit]