NSU 201R: history, specs, pictures
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|Production||1928 - 1929|
single cylinder, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||56.5mm x 80.0mm|
|Top Speed||40 mph (65 km/h)|
|Horsepower||4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 3500RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 3-speed
Final Drive: belt
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
|Wheelbase||52.95 inches (1345 mm)|
|Length||81.89 inches (2080 mm)|
|Width||32.28 inches (820 mm)|
|Height||29.13 inches (740 mm)|
|Weight||180.78 pounds (82.0 Kg) (dry),|
|Fuel Capacity||1.59 Gallon (6.00 Liters)|
The NSU 201R was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by NSU between 1928 and 1929. It could reach a top speed of 40 mph (65 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 4.43 HP (3.3 KW) @ 3500 RPM.
Engine[edit | edit source]
The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 56.5mm bore x 80.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 199.0 cubic centimeters.
Drive[edit | edit source]
The bike has a 3-speed transmission.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
It came with a 2.85-26 front tire and a 2.85-26 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The 201R was fitted with a 1.59 Gallon (6.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 180.78 pounds (82.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 52.95 inches (1345 mm) long.