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Skorpion 660 Sport 1994-1995


85000 Skorpion 660 1994-1995 Original / Stock

85000 Skorpion 660 Replica Racing


85150 660 Traveller 1996 Original /


85100 1000 S Racing


85100 ST 2005-2006 Racing


of MZ

Germany 1956 —

1907: A bicycle factory is in Zschopau, Germany, the later DKW (DKW stands for Dampf Wagen= Steam Engine which was one of the first constructions of the

1919: Production of a twostroke begins. It is a toy engine. The people to translate DKW with Des Knaben (Little Boy’s Wish). were poor, and the toy engine a great success.

But the little was robust and strong, and in 3 years than 30000 were as bicycle engines. This was called DKW = Das Kleine Wunder Little Wonder).

1922: The motorcycles were built.

The first motorcycle assembly in Germany is installed at DKW in Zschopau.

1931: The removable alloy head leads to better In the first twenty years the had an output of 650000 two …

1932: The AUTO UNION is with the brands DKW (Zschopau), (Chemnitz), Audi and Horch The logo of the new brand were rings like Audi has it today.

1939: DKW has to build war for the Nazis.

1945: The complete is disassembled, the machinery is confiscated by the The AUTO UNION management to Ingolstadt in the western part of

1946: Production of parts and starts again

1949: Motorcycle production again

1950: The IFA (Industrievereinigung RT 125 leaves the production line. It is an prewar design, robust and Later an engine with a of 150cc was available besides the RT. The fan cooled versions of RT engines used in the IWL Pitty, Wiesel.

MZ Skorpion 660 Sport
MZ Skorpion 660 Sport

and Troll scooters.

1956: The MZ (Motorradwerk Zschopau) is introduced. In the years 3200 employees more than 80000 many of them were to more than 100 countries. The new ES 250 is

1957: First year of the version of the ES

1958: First GP at Hedemora

1962: The RT production

1971: The 175cc production

1976: Last GP at Anderstorp.

July, 6th: a ETZ 250 as the two millionth MZ leaves the production line

The wall between the western and the (communistic) part of Germany

1990: The former people’s is now managed by the Treuhandanstalt-office, which is to lead the former state-owned to private ownership .

1991: MZ sales drop because the old communistic market has and the bikes are not attractive enough for the new

1992: the MuZ (Motorrad und Zweiradwerk) is established. Only 80 employees are but they are enthusiastic: the first new now with ROTAX four engines, are a hit at the motor shows.

MuZ wins some designer for the SKORPION model: Silver from the Designers and Art Directors (London), International Design (New York) and a BBC Design

1994: The production moves to a factory in Hohndorf, just of Zschopau. The SKORPION models are now for 49 states in the U.S.A.

1995: The SKORPION gains the DOT/EPA/CARB approval for California!

MZ Skorpion 660 Sport


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