A unique motorcycles with front-wheel drive, the only series made in the world with this technical solution. A prototype was built by three engineers in 1920 with a three-cylinder star engine in the rear wheel, the designer was Fritz Cockerell. MEGOLA is an abbreviation of the designers MEixner, GOckerell and LAndgraf. From the 1922 model, the engine was in the front wheel until 1926 when the production ceased after the 2000 specimens were built. Used to 1930 by engineer Folke Simonsson, Vänersborg. One ex. was exhibited at the "Die deutsche Automobil-Ausstellung" in the large exhibition hall at the Kaiserdamm in Berlin, 1923. About 2000 motorcycles were created and only a few remained.
Manufacturer: Deutsche Megola Werke G.m.b.H.
Digital Museum ID: TEKS0030978
Collection: Museum of science and technology Stockholm
Aircraft, autombiles, motorcycles and turbines
Licence: CC BY 4.0