NSU 501T: history, specs, pictures

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NSU 501T
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
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition magneto
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3.50-26
Rear Tire 3.50-26
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)
Manuals Service Manual

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.