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).

In Media[edit]

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)
Horsepower 18.1 HP (13.5 KW) @ 5000RPM
Fuel System carburetor
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
Length 81.89 inches (2080 mm)
Width 25.98 inches (660 mm)
Height 38.19 inches (970 mm)
Seat Height 29.53 inches (750 mm)
Weight 357.15 pounds (162.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Consumption 3.80 liters/100 km (26.3 km/l or 61.90 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


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]