Zündapp was once a leading motorcycle manufacturer and was known for high quality, innovative design and sporting success. Motorcylces has been produced from 800ccm to 50ccm.
Several world records were also set. From the end of 1960, sporty 50ccm mopeds were produced which generated large sales figures.This M50 is equipped with a leg windshield and bears its original paint and original papers. It is ready to drive.
The engine is a fan-cooled 1-cylinder two- stroke engine with a displacement of 49.9 cm³. Bore is 39mm, stroke is 41.8mm . The engine has a rated output of 2.5 hp at 4800 rpm. The carburetors were supplied by Bing. The compression ratio is 8.1 : 1. The key-shift transmission has two gears and is shifted using a twist grip and gear window on the handlebar.
The rear wheel is driven by the gearbox with a roller chain. The front sprocket has 11 teeth and the rear sprocket has 32 teeth; this results in a transmission ratio of 2.9:1.Drum brakes with a diameter of 90 mm are used at the front and rear . The front wheel suspension is by short rocker arms, with compression springs. The rear wheel suspension is a long swing arm, here the cushioning is done with spring struts.//wikipedia