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Nsu sport prinz

The 598cc air-cooled, two-cylinder rear-mounted engine represents the common origin with the motorbikes: the camshaft is driven by an eccentric rod, the engine and the transmission sits in the same housing. Like the original Prinz, it was powered by a two-cylinder air-cooled engine in the rear. There were just two grease nipples requiring attention, positioned on the steering kingpins. There were dozens of boxes inside and on the car, the panels dented at some points under the heavy weight. However, the Sport Prinz reversed the misdeed — the pretty two-door coupé bodywork was the work of esteemed stylist Franco Scaglione, who at the time was working for the Italian styling house, Bertone. It handed and rode well and was quite peppy with the twin-cylinder. My uncle had a foreign car dealership in San Francisco on Van Ness in the 60s and then in Sunnyvale Ca.

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This Restored NSU Prinz 4 Is Still Rolling Its Odometer Around Europe • Petrolicious

Nsu sport prinz

They had tested a Prinz 4 in 1962, and in commenting on how little the car had changed in the intervening six years quipped some of their road testers appeared to have gained more weight than the commendably light-weight Prinz in that period. The car was also equipped with a semi-automatic gearbox with torque converter , lever- spring independent suspension on all wheels and disc brakes on all wheels as with the vacuum booster. He was there for many years until a fire gutted the buildings. Its new body closely resembled the then fashionable , but was of course much smaller. Just sunbaked paint but still useable upholstery.

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Parts for NSU Prinz for sale

Nsu sport prinz

The factory was located right next to the Great Pyramids. I knew that these cars were prone to this, and I specifically told him to leave it where it was and that I would fix it after the meet. This car sells with a valid New Mexico bill of sale only. In 1968, Britain's road tested a Super Prinz. Wish all the best for your restoration! The Prinz 4 was much improved and continued to be a well-engineered car, like its predecessors. The exterior outer rocker on driver side is the only rust area on the car, pans and wheel wells tight.

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1959 NSU Sport Prinz Coupe full range specs

Nsu sport prinz

It offered more space, so it was a better family car, but was not as sporty as the smaller models. Shortly after the car arrived to the garage, the engine started and ran as smoothly as a Doxa watch. After all, you should drive it like a modern car according to Feri, which he does, giving a second life to a small but important piece of German automotive history. Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? The steering column runs between your legs and I think it would be uncomfortable for someone who is 6ft. The car features new door trims and new covers on the front seats. Powered by an air-cooled, 598cc, 30-horsepower, two-cylinder engine, mated to a manual four-speed transmission, it tops out at 81 mph.

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NSU Prinz

Nsu sport prinz

Except for the paint job and the upholstery, everything was made by Feri during the complete restoration and he is proud that all the original welding points have remained intact on his car. Were issued and several more powerful cars with an engine capacity of about 2. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - - type in a browser: a-c. I hope someone buys it and restores it properly. Also had some Prinz coupes, and quite a few of the 4 cylinder cars, all air cooled of course. Under unlovely covers, the original panels were in a good shape, and the odometer showed only 67,000km.

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NSU Sport Prinz

Nsu sport prinz

I remember it as being very self-centering in its steering. I wonder if this Sport Prinz has the same front disc brakes as the Spider. It was designed by at in Turin. Later four-cylinder engines adopted the more conventional pre-engaged separate starter motor and alternator. The 30bhp engine and an all synchromesh gearbox were standard, and this power train was also used for the beautiful Bertone-styled Sport Prinz coupé that had been introduced in September 1959.

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