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Puch Styriette 1939 60cc One Cylinder


This piece of history has been restored some time ago and is in a roadworthy condition. The Austrian firm of Puch, arguably the leading specialists in Europe in two-stroke engines in the period before WW2, took the decision to produce a light auto-cycle in 1938.

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This move reflected that of most other western countries, such machines proving invaluable in the ensuing conflict. The Puch ‘Styriette’ was the result, with a 60cc two-stroke engine of almost clip-on style.

It is started using a pedal start mechanism where the user provides the force needed to start the 48cc two stroke engine, or can be ridden like a bicycle when the engine is disengaged.


Puch is a manufacturing company located in Graz, Austria. The company was founded in 1899 by the industrialist Johann Puch and produced automobiles, bicycles, mopeds, and motorcycles. It was a subsidiary of the large Steyr-Daimler-Puch conglomerate. Manufacturer: Puch. Model: Styriette. Year: 1939. Displacement: 60 cc. Cylinder: 1. Engine type: 2-stroke. Power: 1.3hp @ 4.050 rpm. Weight: 39 kg. Top Speed: 30 km/h. Production years: 1938 – 1939. Units: 2.300.