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DKW RT 3 hp, 1938


In 1934 DKW launched a new small motorcycle at a very moderate price, the 2.5-horsepower RT 100. In 1936 its power output was raised to three horsepower. The RT 3 PS, as the more powerful version was then known, was not only a reliable, straightforward motorcycle for day-to-day riding but also proved successful in competition. By 1940, almost 62,000 had been sold.

Engine: 1-cylinder, 2-stroke
Displacement: 98 cc
Power: 3 hp
Maximum speed: 40 mph
Fuel consumption: approx. 150 mpg
Price: 345 Reichsmarks
Series: 1936-1940
Production: 61,850 motorcycles