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Wanderer motorcycle 3 hp, 1912

The wish of many customers to ride a powerful machine stimulated the Wanderer Werke factory to launch a lightweight 2-cylinder model. Progressive features were above all the rear fork with telescopic springs, which significantly improved ride comfort in conjunction with the springs of the front fork. For an extra charge, the 3 hp 2-cylinder model was also available with a second transmission ratio (i.e. 2 gears) driven from the crankshaft.

Engine: 2-cylinder in V arrangement, air-cooled
Displacement: 408 cc
Power: 3 hp at 2,000 rpm
Maximum speed: 65 km/h
Fuel consumption: 3 litres/100 km
Series: 1910-1914
Production: approx. 2,500 motorcycles

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