Maico 500 Sport
|Maico from 1957 to 1958|
|500 sports Details|
|Body versions :||Cabriolet,Coupe|
|Engine:||0.45 liters (14.5 kW)|
|Wheelbase :||2070 mm|
|Curb weight :||550 kg|
The Maico 500 Sport is a small car model of motorcycle and car manufacturer Maico from Pfäffingen . It appeared in September 1957 as a coupe or convertible ..The new price was 4950 DM for the standard version, which, however, was never produced, and 5400 DM for the luxury version. only a prototype coupé was built and 4 Cabriolets made.
Maico 500 Sport prototype coupé
The open, two-door body could accommodate two people. The Beutler brothers from Thun made the bodywork.
Dimensions and weights
With a wheelbase of 207 cm and a track width of 120 cm (front) and 115 cm (rear), the vehicle length was 375 cm, the vehicle width 152 cm and the vehicle height 125 cm. At a curb weight of 550 kg, the total permitted weight was about 900 kg.
The water-cooled two - cylinder - two-stroke engine from Heinkel had a displacement of 452 cc and produced 14.5 kW and about 20 hp respectively. He was installed in the rear of the vehicle and drove the rear wheels via a four-speed gearbox. The top speed was 110 km / h. The fuel consumption was given as 5 liters per 100 km.