German Motorcycles

Krupp Scooters

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufacturer: Krupp, Essen
The firm was founded by Fritz Neumeyer and Thiel, in 1917, and was apparently related to the armaments company of the same name.

In 1919 Krupp built the first scooter in Germany, a front-wheel drive design built under licence to Autoped.

Production ended in 1922.

Specifications: Four-stroke single-cylinder engine, 191cc (or 198cc) with a top speed of 35 kph and weighing just under 60 kg.

Sources: François-Marie Dumas&, et al.

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