NSU Delphin III: history, specs, pictures

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The NSU Delphin III was a twin, four-stroke sport motorcycle produced between 1951 and 1956. It could reach a top speed of 211 mph (339 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 107.68 HP (80.3 KW) @ 8500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 63.0mm bore x 80.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 498.7 cubic centimeters.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.25-18 front tire and a 3.50-20 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The bike weighed just 601.86 pounds (273.0 Kg).

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NSU Delphin III
Manufacturer
NSU
Production 1951 - 1956
Class Racing
Engine
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 63.0mm x 80.0mm
Top Speed 211 mph (339 km/h)
Horsepower 107.68 HP (80.3 KW) @ 8500RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-20
Length 145.67 inches (3700 mm)
Width 25.2 inches (640 mm)
Height 43.31 inches (1100 mm)
Weight 601.86 pounds (273.0 Kg) (dry),
Manuals Service Manual


The NSU Delphin III was a twin, four-stroke Racing motorcycle produced by NSU between 1951 and 1956. It could reach a top speed of 211 mph (339 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 107.68 HP (80.3 KW) @ 8500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 63.0mm bore x 80.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 498.7 cubic centimeters.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.25-18 front tire and a 3.50-20 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The bike weighed just 601.86 pounds (273.0 Kg).

In Media[edit]