Heinkel “Tourist“ 175

Ernst Heinkel AG, Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen1957

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Since Heinkel was prohibited from building airplanes after World War II, the plant switched to producing small-sized vehicles instead. The Heinkel “Tourist” became a very popular motor scooter. With its four-stroke engine, 3-speed transmission, a comfortable bench seat, and load capacity of up to 200 kg, the “Tourist” was ideal as a scooter for longer tours. A spare wheel and a luggage carrier made travel safer and more comfortable. Test riders particularly praised the scooter’s good handling in curves as well as the long time between repairs.
Technical data:
Engine: Single-cylinder four-stroke
Displacement: 173 cc
Power: 7 kW (9.5 hp)
Speed: 93 kmh

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  • Title: Heinkel “Tourist“ 175
  • Creator: Ernst Heinkel AG, Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen
  • Date: 1957