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Driving report Simson Star 50

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Simson Star 50

Thuringians are good at birds. After years of raising swallows, the Sturnus vulgaris is now being looked after.

Klaus Herder

10/08/1996

Sparrowhawks, hawks and of course the legendary swallow – people in Suhl in Thuringia have always had a heart for poultry. The star hatched in the spring of 1996 as the youngest member of the bird flock. The independently designed scooter, however, remained a nestling in its first few weeks of life. This was due to the inability of Italian suppliers to be able to offer a performance-tuned exhaust for the Morini engine. The initially assembled universal pot ensured that the star did not come out of the cross properly. The people of Suhl resorted to self-help and designed the performance-determining part themselves. And lo and behold, the star became a high-flyer: the engine hangs cleanly on the gas, revs up quickly and also accelerates properly uphill. When it came to the chassis, the tried and tested Simson virtues were remembered from the start. Elliptical suspension travel and driving stability well above the usual scooter standard make the Star also suitable for country roads of the very last order. The front brake is excellent, the equipment is good and there is plenty of space except for the somewhat limited footwell. Anyone looking for a scooter that pleasantly stands out from the Far East all sorts is in any case well served with the feathered friend from Thuringia.

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SIMSON STAR 50 (archive version)

Fan-cooled single-cylinder two-stroke engine, transverse crankshaft, diaphragm inlet, separate lubrication, Dellorto carburettor, O 12 mm, electric and kick starter, uncontrolled catalytic converter, three-phase alternator 80 watts, battery 12 V / 6.5 Ah. Bore x stroke 41 x 37.4 mm displacement 49 cm3 Compression ratio 7.4: 1 Rated output 3.8 HP (2.8 kW) at 6000 rpm Max. Torque 3.7 Nm at 6000 rpm, power transmission, centrifugal clutch, stepless automatic belt. Chassis, tubular steel frame, telescopic fork, spring travel 130 mm, two-piston disc brake at the front, O 220 mm, drive unit swing arm with central spring strut, spring travel 110 mm, drum brake at the rear, O 120 mm 90 / 90-12 Empty weight 95 kg Load 175 kg Driving performance 0-50 km / h 9.0 seconds Top speed 57 km / h Test consumption 3.4 l Super unleaded / 100 km Tank capacity / reserve 10.5 l / 1.4 l Available colors ruby ​​red metallic, cobalt blue metallic, zinc yellow Price incl. Additional costs 4235 marks

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