Maico M175 (1951-56)

The Maico M175 is a motorcycle produced from 1951 to 1956. It has a single cylinder, two-stroke engine with a capacity of 197cc and a bore and stroke of 65 x 59.5 mm. Lubrication is done through an oil bath and the fuel mixture is 1:25. The bike has air cooling and a Bing carburetor. It also has a single, chrome exhaust and a 6-volt Noris alternator with battery ignition. The bike has a kick start and a max power of 8.1 kW / 11.0 hp at 5000 rpm. The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission with a chain final drive. The frame is a single or double closed tube with twin shocks in the front and a plunger in the rear. The wheels are steel with laced wire spokes and the front and rear tires are 2.75 x 19 in. The front and rear brakes are drum brakes with a 150 mm diameter. The bike weighs 114 kg / 251 lbs and has a top speed of 96 km/h / 60 mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Maico M175

Year: 1951 – 56

Engine: Single cylinder, two stroke
Capacity: 197 cc / 12.0 cub in.
Bore and Stroke: 65 x 59.5 mm
Lubrication: Oil bath
Oic/Fuel Mixture: 1:25
Cooling System: Air cooled
Fuel system: Bing carburetor
Exhaust: Single, chrome
Ignition: 6-Volt Noris alternator with battery ignition
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 8.1 kW / 11.0 hp @ 5000 rpm
Transmission: 4-Speed, manual
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Single / Double closed tube
Front Suspension: Twin shocks

Rear Suspension: Plunger
Wheels: Steel, laced wire spokes
Front Tyre: 2.75 x 19 in.
Rear Tyre: 2.75 x 19 in
Front Brake: Drum, 150 mm
Rear Brake: Drum, 150 mm
Dry Weight: 114 kg / 251 lbs
Top Speed: 96 km/h / 60 mph

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