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DKW KS 200, 1937


In terms of engineering and price, the KS 200 was the direct successor to the KM 200. While the engine was taken unmodified from the 1936 KM model, the frame was reinforced and extended. Together with a larger, teardrop-shaped headlight, this gave this model the appearance of a much larger machine. In 1938, the engine was redesigned, incorporating measures that benefitted above all the thermal load capacity.

Engine: 1-cylinder, 2-stroke, air-cooled
Displacement: 199 cc
Power: 7 hp at 4,000 rpm
Maximum speed: 90 km/h
Fuel consumption: 3 litres/100 km
Price: 540 Reichsmarks
Series: 1936-1940
Production: 58,600 motorcycles

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