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Lot 378: NSU 250 Supermax

Motorcycle and Motorcars, Bonhams & Butterfields (14 November 2009)

In 1953 the famous NSU Max, a 250 cc motorbike with a unique overhead camdrive with connecting rods was introduced. All these new models had a very innovative monocoque frame of pressed steel and a central rear suspension unit. Albert Roder, the genius chief engineer behind the success story, made it possible that in 1955 NSU became the biggest motorcycle producer in the world. NSU also holds 4 world records for speed: 1951, 1953, 1954 and 1955. Offered with Certificate of Title.

Lot Details
Auction Motorcycle and Motorcars
Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles
TypeMotorcycle
Lot Number378
Estimate$1000-$1500
Outcome SOLD
Hammer Price$200
Hammer Price (inc premium)$234
Year1956
Condition rating0
Registration number
Mileage-
Chassis number
Engine number3210328
Engine capacity (cc)
Engine - cylinders
Number of doors