1934 DKW SB 500A

1934 DKW SB 500A Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelDKW SB 500A

Engine and transmission

Displacement494.0 ccm (30.14 cubic inches)
Engine typeTwin, two-stroke
Engine detailsCombined two 247cc cylinders on a single block
Top speed115.0 km/h (71.5 mph)
Bore x stroke68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel systemCarburettor. Bing
Transmission typeChain (final drive)
ClutchFoot-operated-oil bath multidisc
Fuel consumption3.50 litres/100 km (28.6 km/l or 67.21 mpg)
Greenhouse gases81.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front suspensionGirder fork coil spring
Rear suspensionRigid-
Front tire3.50-19
Rear tire3.50-19
Front brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter200 mm (7.9 inches)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter200 mm (7.9 inches)
Dry weight235.0 kg (518.1 pounds)
Seat height675 mm (26.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length2125 mm (83.7 inches)
Wheelbase1385 mm (54.5 inches)
Fuel capacity13.00 litres (3.43 US gallons)
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