Austrian Motorcycles

Smart Motorcycles and Sidecars

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufacturer: Eduard Platzer

Smart motorcycles and sidecars were built in Neustadt, Vienna from 1924 to 1932. Many components were sourced from England, including SV and OHV engines from various British firms in 150cc to 600cc capacity.

From 1927, only JAP engines were used of 350 and 500cc, both SV and OHV.

Some 140 machines were produced in total.

Smart AS 350 Tourer
Single-cylinder four-stroke 350cc JAP
Smart 175cc 1923 single cylinder two-stroke. Two speed gearbox with kick starter and belt drive. 4 1/2 litre fuel tank, low profile tubular frame.

Sources: voz.co.at

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