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1940 NSU HK101

This is not a fake but a real Kettenkrad. They were build from 1940 until 1949. After the war they were used for forestry. about 4 were supplied..one used on screen, the others on back up standby..in case of breakdowns. With Opel-engine. People i don't know german but i have read this name as well: Kettenkraftrad. Is it the same? Kettenkraftrad (trackpowerwheel/trackmotorbike) seems to be usually shortened to Ketterkrad (cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SdKfz_2 ) As Mike says the terms are identical. First part 'Kette' (plural 'Ketten') means chain or in this case continuous track. Last part 'Rad' is the wheel and also used for bicycle. And the middle part 'Kraft' or short just 'K' means power. In the German language vehicles driven by an engine got the word 'Kraft' added. You still find it today in the abbreviations 'Pkw'='Personenkraftwagen' (people-power-wagon = car) and 'Lkw'='Lastkraftwagen' (load power wagon = truck/lorry). Up to the middle of the last century motorbikes were called 'Kraftrad' or colloquial 'Krad'. Today the word 'Motorrad' is common. Thank you guys There you go folks, if anyone maybe interested: Link to "suchen.mobile.de" ...if you are shocked by the price, please note, that the dealer is the most expensive classic car-dealer at all. And that one, who has the incredible perfect hyperrare classics in his stock... http://www.mirbach.de/main.asp?main=angebotsliste

Please change name: "Sd.Kfz.2" should be put as extra info, since it's only the internal army designation and therefore not part of the model name.

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  • HK 101