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Zündapp Scooters (1951-1984)

In Zündapp decided to take a at the scooter craze sweeping After designing a few prototypes on some of the more popular designs, Zündapp decided Germany was ready for a homemade

The Bella is not as curvy as the Vespa or scooters of the day, but the elegant did catch the eye of the ciritcs at the 1953 show.

Characterized by a very large fender with a slim end and a tubular motorcycle-like frame, the had strong resemblence to the Moto Levrier scooter. The Bella had 12-inch wheels and was originaly in only a 150cc model. a 200cc model was released boasted 10hp.

In 1955 an start version of the 200cc was released as well as a special model called the Suburbanette. changed for the American market, the wasn’t nearly as popular as the model and in the end only 370 were

The R201, which arrived in 1955, had more curvy than the original R200 and a new Also a Steib sidecar was available as a dealer option—the frame made it an ideal for a sidecar. In 1956 Zündapp the R153 and R203, followed by the and R204 in 1957, each a slightly larger engine the previous year.

The last 150cc Bella was in 1958, but the 200’s were until 1962. A 175cc the R175S, was introduced in 1961 and through 1964.

The End of Zündapp

the Bella, Zündapp made the 50 and RS50 scooters, which to the large Bella, are very down. These scooters, were very similar to the of the day, were made 1984. The smaller, 50cc was inline with the trends of the but didn’t sell as well as was

For the next 20 years, Zündapp the Roller 50 and RS50 scooters, but in decreasing numbers.

In 1984 and Zündapp began to experience financial troubles and as a result, the stock and factory was sold to

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