1939 NSU 201 ZDB, 198cc. Registration number 867 UXE. Frame number 1119253. Engine number 387461.
In 1873 Heinrich Stoll and Christian Schmidt started NSU, the name came from the first letters of the rivers surrounding the plant: Neckar and SUlm. Their first motorcycle was produced in 1901, it had a 1.5 hp motor, imported from Zedel of Switzerland.
The 201 range of motorcycles was produced from 1934 until 1940, some 81,000 units, its specification was a 198cc single cylinder two-stroke engine, 198cc, between 6.5 to 7 hp, three-speed (4 speeds on the block models). There several models, ZD, ZDL, ZD Block Luxus and ZDB with various improvements included extra tool compartments, steering damper, larger petrol tank, stronger forks.
UXE was imported in 1972 but nothing is known of its existence until 2005 when our vendor registered it with DVLA. He was an NSU enthusiast, with a comprehensive library about the marque as well as many spares which are included in this auction.
In 2007 and 2009 it was MOT'd and has been ridden to many events in the area. Unused for several years it will require recommissioning.
Sold with the V5C, old MOT's, 1972 import document and a passenger seat.
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