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DKW NZ350, 2 x 1, 6V (Side view, left side)

 
 

  Side view, left side

Picture courtesy of Kim H. Sørensen, Aarhus


Danish Army Specific: The vehicle to observe is the bike on the right side of the picture which dates back to around 1946. It's a DKW NZ350 and came into Danish service via the Danish Brigade, which was formed and equipped in Sweden during WW II.
To the left a Volvo LV 102 truck.
Historical
: In the 1930s
DKW was Continental Europe's largest motorcycle maker, manufacturing a huge and diverse range of road bikes throughout the 1930s. One of its last introductions prior to WW II was the NZ 350, which arrived in 1938.
The NZ350 was up-dated twice during it's military career. In 1943 the standard NZ350 received its first major facelift. The mudguards were redesigned, a cyclone air filter added and the headlamp made smaller. Designation of this model was NZ350/1943.
In the early month of 1944 the second up-date took place. The NZ350/1943 received an cast iron engine block and number of other modifications. This model was designated the NZ350-1.
Standard medium type machine of the Wehrmacht, extensively used during WW II for scout and messenger purposes.
Length: 2.10 m (82 inches).
Width: 0.77 m (30 inches).
Height: 0.92 m (36 inches).
Weight: 171 kg (376 lb.).
Engine
: Own 1-cylinder, 346 cm3 (21 cubic inches), two stroke, air cooled.
Horsepower: 11.
Transmission: 4-speed.
Transfer case: None.
Electrical system: N/A.
Brakes: Mechanical.
Tyres: 3.25 x 19.
Fording depth:
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: N/A.
Range: 350 km (219 miles).
Crew: 1 + 1.
Additional: Max. speed 90 km/h.


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