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German Motorcycles

Bayern Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured by Leichtfahrzeug GmbH, München, 1923-1926

The Bavarian marques' first motorcycles were fitted with SMW flat-twin engines (licence Bosch Douglas), which had a displacement of 298cc. They later offered 500, 750 and 1000cc models using V-Twin MAG engines. The Bavarian brand did not survive 1926.

SourcesGTU Oldtimerservice, Henshaw



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