NSU 8PS: history, specs, pictures

From CycleChaos
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Production 1921 - 1925
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 80.0mm x 99.0mm
Top Speed 62 mph (100 km/h)
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed
Final Drive: chain
Front Tire 3-28
Rear Tire 3-28
Wheelbase 58.66 inches (1490 mm)
Length 91.34 inches (2320 mm)
Width 34.65 inches (880 mm)
Height 29.92 inches (760 mm)
Weight 341.72 pounds (155.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The NSU 8PS was a twin, four-stroke standard produced by NSU between 1921 and 1925. It could reach a top speed of 62 mph (100 km/h).

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 80.0mm bore x 99.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 996.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 3-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 3-28 front tire and a 3-28 rear tire. The 8PS was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 341.72 pounds (155.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 58.66 inches (1490 mm) long.