German Motorcycles

NSU 501T 1929 500cc SV


NSU 501T 1927-1929

A popular sidecar mount, the NSU 501T motorcycle was one of several touring models introduced in the late twenties, the others being the 249cc 251T of 1928, the 199cc 201T, and the 301T. The 501T was presented with a flat tank and the TS model with a saddle tank in was offered in 1930. It was joined by the OHV 501S (19301936) and the 601TS (1930-1939).

Displacement: 494 c.c.
Engine: single-cylinder, four stroke, side valve, 11hp
Transmission: 4 speed, chain drive
Suspension: girder front fork, rigid rear.
Production Figures: 13,605

Courtesy New Zealand Classic Motorcycles