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Zundapp Classic Motorcycles

The Zündapp story began in 1917. The Nuremberg firm was founded by Dr. Fritz Neumeyer and Friedrich Krupp. The early models were 211 and 246 cc two strokes that quickly earned a reputation for economy and reliability. In 1930 the first four stroke model was brought out, powered by a British Rudge Python engine. In 1933 it was announced that 100,000 Zundapps had been produced.

The new models were characterised by the use of pressed steel rigid frames and girder forks with the fuel tank being housed within the upper frame rails. The smallest model in the range was 198cc two-stroke single and the largest was a 797cc side valve flat four. In the middle of the range were a pair of 500cc flat twins, offering a choice of side and over head valve operation housed in a set of cycle parts similar to those used on the 797cc four. The new model utilised shaft drive and a hand operated gearbox.

At the 1933 Berlin show the new K series ( K standing for Kardan or shaft drive ) was introduced. The range was designed by the famous Richard and Xaver Kuchen and it consisted of two stroke and four stroke models which all had pressed steel frames and shaft drive. From this new range especially the K 500 transverse twin and K 800 transverse four were very successful: more than 15,000 K 500s were built between 1933 and 1939. Many were used as sidecar machines with the German army.

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1934 Zündapp K500, 498cc 1934 Zündapp K500, 498cc The 498 cc twin produces 16 HP @ 4800 RPM It has a hand change 4 speed gearbox, which contains a separate chain for each of the speeds. Weight is about 180 kilograms, top speed some 100 km/h. This robust and practical machine is an older restoration.
1936 Zündapp KK 200 1936 Zündapp KK 200
1937 Zundapp K500
Zündapp K500  
1940 Zündapp DB200 1940 Zündapp DB200 This model DB 200 was the lightest model in the range. It was designed as a sturdy, economic and easy to maintain machine. The engine develops 7 HP at 4000 rpm, compression ratio is 1:6 and at a cruising speed of 60 km/h the engine turns a healthy 3100 rpm. Top speed is about 80 km/h, fuel consumption circa 2 ½ litres per 100 km.
1941 Zündapp KS 750 Wehrmachtsgespanne 1941 Zündapp KS 750 Wehrmachtsgespanne
1951 Zundapp KS 601 1951 Zundapp KS 601
1953 Zundapp Comfort B 1953 Zundapp Comfort B 196cc.
1953 Zündapp Combimot KM 48, 48cc 1953 Zündapp Combimot KM 48, 48cc
1955 Zundapp Norma Lexus Zundapp Norma Lexus 200cc.
1954 Zundapp Elastic 1954 Zundapp Elastic 196cc
1956 Zündapp Bella 201 1956 Zündapp Bella 201
1956 Zundapp Bella R151 1956 Zundapp Bella R151  
1957 Zundapp Super Sabre Zundapp Super Sabre 250cc.
1957 Zundapp 201S 1957 Zundapp 201S
1958 Zundapp 423 1958 Zundapp 423
1958 Zundapp Bella 204 1958 NSU Prima D, 150cc
1958 Zündapp Falconette Type 445 1958 Zündapp Falconette Type 445
1959 Zündapp Super Combinette Zündapp Super Combinette
1959 Zundapp Kombinette Zündapp Kombinette
1959 Zündapp Super Combinette, 49cc 1959 Zündapp Super Combinette, 49cc
1960 Zundapp Step Through
Zundapp Step Through Zundapp concentrated on the production of mopeds and lightweight motorcycles following the Second World War. This example of a Zundapp step through is largely complete.
1963 Zundapp Sport 1963 Zundapp Sport 70cc.
1964 Zundapp GS 75 1964 Zundapp GS 75
1965 Zundapp KS100 Zundapp KS100
1967 Zündapp C 50 Sport 1967 Zündapp C 50 Sport
1973 Zundapp GS125 Zündapp GS125
1974 Zündapp M50 Typ 434 010 1974 Zündapp M50 Typ 434 010
1976 Zündapp Mofa ZD 20 TYP 446 400 1976 Zündapp MOFA ZD 20 TYP 446 400
1976 Zündapp KS 50 WC TT 1976 Zündapp KS 50 WC TT
1977 Zündapp KS50 1977 Zündapp KS50
1977 Zundapp 434 02 Zündapp 434 02 49cc
1977 Zundapp ZD40 1977 Zundapp ZD40

3-speed hand change. Pedal start. Dual seat. Rear carrier. 17" wheels. New rear tyre. Aluminium frame.

Re-live the seventies in style with this Dutch Zundapp ZD40 - the Dutch models had bigger carbs so are good for 30mph.

1978 Zündapp GTS 50 1978 Zündapp GTS 50

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