Horex is a German motorcycle manufacturer. It was founded in 1923 by Fritz Kleemann. The brand name Horex originated from Homburg, supplemented by the REX trademark of the parents REX canning glass company Bad Homburg.
The Horex Regina was a motorcycle with a single cylinder engine.For 1950 this was a dream motorcycle and soon turned out to be a bestseller for Horex.It was a beautiful single cylinder machine with modern telescopic fork, straight way rear suspension, chrome-plated tank and chrome-plated exhaust silencers.classic-motorcycle.com
The Horex Regina had a tubular frame, open at the bottom and made of seamlessly drawn steel tubing, suitable for sidecar operation , a hydraulically damped telescopic fork and straight-travel rear wheel suspension, front and rear wheel with quick-release axle, light metal full-hub brakes at the front and rear. Swinging saddles or double seats were optionally available.
The Regina had a multi-plate clutch in an oil bath and a four-speed gearbox; the power was transmitted to the rear wheel by an encapsulated chain. The alloy full drum brake hub, was a real sensation.The rims were light alloy and for aesthetes among motorcycle fans.A fully enclosed drive chain gave a clean appearance and reduced noise.The 350cc OHV engine with two-port aluminium cylinder was swift and powerfull and had 20hp on the tap, which gave the Regina a top speed of around 130 km/h.
- Manufacturer: Horex
- Model: Regina 350
- Year: 1950
- Displacement: 342 cc
- Cylinder: 1
- Engine type: 4-stroke / ohv
- Bore / Stroke: 69 x 91.5 mm
- Power: 18hp @ 5.000 rpm
- Weight: 157 kg
- Top Speed: 126 km/h
- Production years: 1949 – 1956