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MZ ETS 125/1

MZ motorcycle and two-wheeler work

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MZ motorcycle and work GmbH is a motorcycle from Zschopau in the ore mountains in Is the company name with the shortened company name of MuZ an attorney the rights at the name MZ to the Kanuni had illegitimately sold After won law case the Zschopauer of comes again as MZ off the line.



The history of the begins 1906, when the Skafte Rasmussen buys a cloth factory in Zschopau. are born the registered trade DKW and 1922 begin actual production. 1928 take DKW the AUDI work Zwickau and 1929 with 60.000 the largest motorcycle factory of the

In the same year the enterprise also the monopoly of the USA in refrigerator by the development of the first European 1931 separating the German and prime movers GmbH stone takes place. In the 1932 the AUTO UNION is consisting of AUDI, Horch, and DKW.

Building of motorcycles in the GDR

With the 125, a Vorkriegsentwicklung, 1950 the brand name industrial construction of vehicles (IFA) again production in Zschopau. model is patent-free after the war and in Britain, the USA, Japan, and West Germany is developed likewise and — built. appear the first sidedare-suited with 350-ccm-Zweitakt-Boxermotor and Kardanantrieb, the UC

The motorcycle work is called now VEB work Zschopau . or briefly MZ . In the 1961 Ernst Degner on a MZ vice-world champion in the 125 ccm class in racing. The manufacturing that IT 150 1962. It is to German motorcycle today.

Besides it is the first with asymmetrical headlight low at all.

MZ ETS 125/1

In the year 1963 the GDR team on MZ-motorcycles wins for the time the Trophy during the six-day travel. This is equivalent to the crew world in the motorcycle area haven. further Trophy victories after MZ in the years 1964, 1966, 1967 and 1969.

The einmillionste motorcycle since comes 1970 off the line, a MZ ETS 250 sport. 1983 come the motorcycle off the line, a MZ ETZ 250. this model disc and 12V-Elektrik are introduced, the standard in the manufacturing are.

By the simple of the vehicles and the among themselves exchangeable parts the MZ, also or Emmie is mentioned, a people which sets in durability and continuity. It concerned to the technical rather travelling comfort as sporty maximum output. In despite the economically difficult world-wide innovations were as for example the asymmetrical headlight low or the chain hoses.

MZ belonged to the few companies world-wide, supplied motorcycles with cars ex factory.


MZ 125/3, construction period — 1962

MZ IT 250-1-A in the German Federal Forces museum Dresden

MZ ETS 125/1
MZ ETS 125/1
MZ ETS 125/1


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