- Power: 26 HP
- Displacement (ccm): 750 cc
- Type of engine: Twin Cylinder, boxer
- Transmisión: cardan
- Maximum speed: 95 Km/h
- Weight: 420 Kg with sidecar
Zündapp KS750 from 1942
The Zündapp KS 750 was probably the most famous motorcycle of all World War II , a powerful machine four-speed boxer engine and two horizontal cylinders, which was designed to be equipped with sidecar and quickly became the bike more used by German army. The armament consisted of a MG 34 located in the sidecar.
This machine with its weight and at that time was quite a rough terrain to climbing up a slope of 45%. Also the ability to wade in the water, 44 cm . and a height of 1.01 meters of the said honestly fantastic .
The brakes on the rear wheel and sidecar hydraulically operated ( the first bike equipped with this feature) .
The combination of military motorcycle with sidecar is characterized by having a driving force to the rear wheel and sidecar wheel . Shifting gears : 4 for road and 1 reverse gear and gearbox for each of the gears. The differential could be blocked .
The KS 750 was a motorcycle happened on all fronts where the Wehrmacht fought : Africa, Russia , France, Italy … Demonstrating its enormous reliability and versatility.
Production of the Zündapp KS 750 lasted until 1944 , although in recent years production fell ostensible benefit of other vehicles
In short, a bike outstanding for any type of soil condition and that any collector is very pleased to remember.