1931 NSU 501 SS Specs

motorcycle specs

These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 1931 NSU 501 SS.

Basic Specs

Year1931
MakeNSU
ModelNSU 501 SS
TypeSport
Cost

Engine

Displacement494.00 ccm (30.14 cubic inches)
Type
DetailsSingle cylinder, four-stroke
Max RPM
Compression
Bore/Stroke80.0 x 99.0 mm (3.1 x 3.9 inches)
Valves/Cylinder
FuelingCarburettor
Ignition
Exhaust
Lubrication
CoolingAir

Drivetrain

Gearbox
Final DriveChain
Clutch
Driveline

Performance

Horespower20.00 HP (14.6 kW)
Torque
Top Speed125.0 km/h (77.7 mph)

Fuel Economy & Polution

Fuel Consumption
Fuel Capacity11.00 litres (2.91 gallons)
Emissions

Chassis

Frame Type
Rake
Trail
Front Suspension
Front Travel
Rear Suspension
Rear Travel
SeatSingle
Seat Height
Alt. Seat Height
Total Height
Total Length
Total Width
Ground Clearance
Wheelbase
Dry Weight158.0 kg (348.3 pounds)
Wet Weight

Wheels & Brakes

Front Tire/Tyre2.50-26
Rear Tire/Tyre3.25-26
Front BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Front Brake Diameter
Rear BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Rear Brake Diameter
WheelsSpoked

Comments

It appears you're interested in specifications for the NSU 501 SS. This Sport model is powered by a Single cylinder, four-stroke engine with 494.00 ccm (30.14 cubic inches) of actual displacement before compression. Fueling is metered via Carburettor allowing this machine to produce its 20.00 HP (14.6 kW) horsepower and torque. According to our records engine heat of the NSU 501 SS is moderated by Air. You'll need to get familiar with the transmission and pay attention to final drive Chain maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is 2.50-26 and the rear is 3.25-26 . The entire package is supported by the frame, . We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Expanding brake (drum brake) front brakes and Expanding brake (drum brake) rear brakes. The NSU 501 SS was launched in 1931, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.