ULTRAMAX ENGINE TYPE 251 OSB. 247cc OVERHEAD CAM, 17 HP
SAME ENGINE TYPE AS MAX- BIGGER TANK SIZE, FULL WIDTH HUBS.
BASICALLY SAME AS MAXSPECIAL, BUT NOW 18 HP. REAR SHOCKS FITTED
VERY LITTLE IS KNOWN ABOUT THIS MODEL, WAS IT SOLD ONLY IN AMERICA?
IF YOU KNOW MORE ABOUT THIS MODEL PLEASE E-MAIL ME.
BASED ON THE MAX THESE MACHINES HAD HIGH LEVEL EXHAUST PIPE, DIFFERENT FRONT MUDGUARD
MOUNTING ARRANGEMENT, REAR MUDGUARD, EARLY TYPE AIR BOX, ETC
THE ABOVE PICTURE WAS TAKEN IN GERMANY
BELOW IS A BATCH OF TT's READY FOR DISPATCH
First choice for off-road racing, especially with sidecar.
EARLY GELÄNDEMAX's HAD A 21" FRONT WHEEL AND A LONGER FRONT FORK.
LATER MODELS HAD A 19" FRONT WHEEL AND EXTERNAL SHOCKS ON THE FRONT FORKS.
THE ENGINE WAS TUNED TO GIVE A PERFORMANCE OF 19 TO 25 HP.
There were only a small number of works GELÄNDEMAX's built by NSU, but there are more replica GELÄNDEMAX's, which were built using original NSU GELÄNDEMAX spare parts.
SIX GELANDMAX's WERE ENTERED IN THE 1954 CATALINA RACE, BUT A 250 SPORTMAX SPECIAL WON THE 350 CLASS RODE BY DAVE EKINS. more
IN 1958 AMERICAN DEALER/IMPORTER FOR THE WEST COAST "EARL FLANDERS" WANTED A MACHINE THAT WOULD COMPETE IN THE OFF-ROAD SCRAMBLES RACES HELD IN AMERICA, SO NSU BUILT 230 SPECIALS BASED ON THE SUPERMAX CALLED THE "S20" ( 12 were sent to Yugoslavia- why? were these part of the 230 or were there 242 built?,if you know please E-MAIL me) Motorcyclist Feb 1958 ad
Shorter mudguard, smaller headlamp, fuel tank from the MAXI, wide off road handlebar, high mounted foot rests, high mounted exhaust system, shortened rear mudguard, front fork dampers . The engine was 20 bhp, but there was a tune-up-kit available to increase performance( see distributors-malone's ) .
NSU restorer and specialist Kurt Boeckmann (red and white hat). Follow these links for more http://www.supershowevents.com/magazine/articles/04nsu.html and www.supershowevents.com
SAME BIKE AS ABOVE #58
Owner: Christian Møller, Them, Denmark
Many thanks to Rudi Senghaas for this picture of a NSU Max 250cc Scrambler seen at an Audi-Exhibition at the Audi-Forum in Neckarsulm. Second photo here
The above bike belongs to Joseph Sperber
IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION PLEASE E-MAIL ME.
TWO STROKE ENGINE 198 cc
STANDARD LUX 1951-1954 8.6HP
SUPERLUX 1954-1956 11HP
TWO STROKE 49 cc
CLASSIC BIKE SHOW AT STAFFORD UK 25 APRIL 2004
TWO STROKE MOPED 49 cc
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TWO STOKE ENGINE 125cc
FOUR STROKE OSL PUSHROD ENGINE 98cc
6HP (1952+: 5.2 HP)
FOUR STROKE OSB ULTRAMAX ENGINE 125cc
FOUR STROKE OSB ULTRAMAX ENGINE 175cc
TWO STROKE ENGINE 98cc
FOUR STROKE OHV ENGINE 350cc
FOUR STROKE OHV ENGINE 500cc
FOUR STROKE OHV ENGINE 198cc
FOUR STROKE OHV ENGINE 241cc
FOUR STROKE OHV ENGINE 331cc