NSU 501T: history, specs, pictures
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|Production||1927 - 1929|
single cylinder, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||80.0mm x 99.0mm|
|Top Speed||62 mph (100 km/h)|
|Horsepower||10.73 HP (8.0 KW) @ 4000RPM|
|Transmission||Gear box: 3-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
|Wheelbase||54.72 inches (1390 mm)|
|Length||82.68 inches (2100 mm)|
|Width||32.68 inches (830 mm)|
|Height||40.94 inches (1040 mm)|
|Weight||348.33 pounds (158.0 Kg) (dry),|
|Oil Capacity||0.53 Gallon (2.00 Liters)|
|Fuel Capacity||3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)|
The NSU 501T was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by NSU between 1927 and 1929. It could reach a top speed of 62 mph (100 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 10.73 HP (8.0 KW) @ 4000 RPM.
Engine[edit | edit source]
The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 80.0mm bore x 99.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 494.0 cubic centimeters.
Drive[edit | edit source]
The bike has a 3-speed transmission.
Chassis[edit | edit source]
It came with a 3.50-26 front tire and a 3.50-26 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The 501T was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 348.33 pounds (158.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 54.72 inches (1390 mm) long.