1961 Hercules A 175

1961 Hercules A 175 Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelHercules A 175

Engine and transmission

Displacement173.0 ccm (10.56 cubic inches)
Engine typeSingle cylinder, two-stroke
Power9.3 HP (6.8 kW) @ 5250 RPM
Top speed90.0 km/h (55.9 mph)
Bore x stroke62.0 x 58.0 mm (2.4 x 2.3 inches)
Fuel systemCarburettor. Bing 24mm
Transmission typeChain (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front suspensionTelescopic
Rear suspensionSwingarm
Front tire3.25-16
Rear tire3.50-16
Front brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter150 mm (5.9 inches)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter150 mm (5.9 inches)
Dry weight140.0 kg (308.6 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.0664 HP/kg
Fuel capacity11.50 litres (3.04 US gallons)
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