DKW SB500 in Movies

The DKW SB500 is a twin, two-stroke allround motorcycle produced between 1936 and 1939. It could reach a top speed of 115.0 km/h (71.5 mph)

Engine

The engine was a air cooled twin, two-stroke. A 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches) stroke result in a displacement of just 493.90 ccm (30.14 cubic inches). The engine features a 5.7:1 compression ratio.

Drive

The final drive was via chain.

Chassis

It came with a 3.5-19 front tire and a 3.5-19 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The bike weighs just 165.0 kg (363.8 pounds).


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Aliases

  • SB 500
  • SB 500A
  • SB500A