Zündapp Z249: history, specs, pictures

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Zündapp Z249
Also called Z 249
Production 1923 - 1924
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 68.0mm x 82.5mm
Top Speed 43 mph (70 km/h)
Horsepower 2.68 HP (2.0 KW) @ 2600RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed
Final Drive: belt
Suspension Front: druid fork
Rear: rigid
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.25-24
Rear Tire 2.25-24
Weight 167.55 pounds (76.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 1.61 Gallon (6.10 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Zündapp Z249 was a single cylinder, two-stroke standard produced by Zündapp between 1923 and 1924. It could reach a top speed of 43 mph (70 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 2.68 HP (2.0 KW) @ 2600 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 68.0mm bore x 82.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 249.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 3-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 2.25-24 front tire and a 2.25-24 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a druid fork while the rear was equipped with a rigid. The Z249 was fitted with a 1.61 Gallon (6.10 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 167.55 pounds (76.0 Kg).