DKW ZSW500: history, specs, pictures
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|Also called||ZSW 500|
|Production||1928 - 1929|
|Bore / Stroke||68.0mm x 68.0mm|
|Top Speed||62 mph (100 km/h)|
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
|Weight||297.62 pounds (135.0 Kg) (dry),|
The DKW ZSW500 was a twin, two-stroke standard produced by DKW between 1928 and 1929. It could reach a top speed of 62 mph (100 km/h).
Engine[edit | edit source]
The engine was a liquid cooled twin, two-stroke. A 68.0mm bore x 68.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 493.9 cubic centimeters.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
It came with a 3.5-27 front tire and a 3.85-27 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 297.62 pounds (135.0 Kg).