Horex Resident: history, specs, pictures

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The Horex Resident was a single cylinder, four-stroke naked bike motorcycle produced between 1956 and 1959. It could reach a top speed of 81 mph (130 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 17.17 HP (12.8 KW) @ 6250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. The engine featured a 7.1:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The final drive was via chain.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.50-18 front tire and a 3.5-18 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 hydralic telescopic forks while the rear was equiped with a twin shock. The Resident was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 330.69 pounds (150.0 Kg).

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Horex Resident
Manufacturer
Production 1956 - 1959
Class Road
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Top Speed 81 mph (130 km/h)
Horsepower 17.17 HP (12.8 KW) @ 6250RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: hydralic telescopic forks
Rear: twin shock
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3.50-18
Rear Tire 3.5-18
Length 78.74 inches (2000 mm)
Width 33.86 inches (860 mm)
Height 38.58 inches (980 mm)
Weight 330.69 pounds (150.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Horex Resident was a single cylinder, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by Horex between 1956 and 1959. It could reach a top speed of 81 mph (130 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 17.17 HP (12.8 KW) @ 6250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.50-18 front tire and a 3.5-18 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 hydralic telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a twin shock. The Resident was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 330.69 pounds (150.0 Kg).

In Media[edit]