These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 1957 DKW RT 250 VS.
ModelDKW RT 250 VS
Displacement244.00 ccm (14.89 cubic inches)
DetailsSingle cylinder, two-stroke
Bore/Stroke70.0 x 74.0 mm (2.8 x 2.9 inches)
Fuel Economy & Polution
Alt. Seat Height
Dry Weight155.0 kg (341.7 pounds)
Wheels & Brakes
Front BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Front Brake Diameter
Rear BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Rear Brake Diameter
It appears you're interested in specifications for the DKW RT 250 VS. This Sport model is powered by a Single cylinder, two-stroke engine with 244.00 ccm (14.89 cubic inches) of actual displacement before compression. Fueling is metered via Carburettor. Bing allowing this machine to produce its horsepower and torque. According to our records engine heat of the DKW RT 250 VS is moderated by Air. You'll need to get familiar with the 4-speed transmission and pay attention to final drive Chain maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is 3.25-18 and the rear is 3.25-18 . 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 DKW RT 250 VS was launched in 1957, 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.