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1936 DKW SB 500A Specs

General ─░nformation

Model DKW SB 500A
Year 1936
Category Allround

Engine and transmission

Displacement 494.00 ccm (30.14 cubic inches)
Engine type Combined two 247cc cylinders on a single block
Top speed 115.0 km/h (71.5 mph)
Compression 5.7:1
Bore x stroke 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel system Carburettor. Bing
Cooling system Liquid
Transmission type, final drive Chain
Fuel consumption 3.50 litres/100 km (28.6 km/l or 67.21 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 81.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front suspension Girder fork coil spring
Rear suspension Rigid-
Frame 3.50-19
Front tyre 3.50-19
Rear tyre 3.50-19
Front brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
Front brakes diamete 200 mm (7.9 inches)
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake)
rear_brakes_diameter 200 mm (7.9 inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight 235.0 kg (518.1 pounds)
Seat height 675 mm (26.6 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length 2,125 mm (83.7 inches)
Wheelbase 1,385 mm (54.5 inches)
Fuel capacity 13.00 litres (3.43 gallons)

Other specifications

Starter Electric
light Twin headlights
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