The German Sachs engine factory’s motorcycle brand, Hercules started production in 1904. Established in 1886 in Schweinfurt near Würzburg, Sachs is one of the oldest engine comp

The youngest BMW motorcycle in our Museum is a R 69S in Dover white, a change from the usual color of  black. In production from 1955 to 1964, this model used a 34 engine a

The German representative of 1950s European scooter mania, NSU was a motorcycle and automobile brand created in 1873 in Riedlingen Donau by two young technicians named Henrich Stol

Known as the most-copied motorcycle and the most popular motorcycle in Germany, the RT 125 was designed in 1939 by engineer Hermann Weber. It remained in production with improvemen

A plane company banned from production in 1917 BFW (Bayerische Flugzeugwerke) started manufacturing four-stroke motorcycle engines, and began to manufacture motorcycles under the b

Established in 1917 by three companies, BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke: the Bavarian Engine Factory) reached its current form when one of the partners, BFW (Bayerische Flugzeugwerke

After departing from the legendary Jaguar XK 120 style with modern styling from the Italian Michelotti in 1961 for the TR4, the 1968 Triumph TR5 and the 1969 TR6 Roadsters were the

BMW failed to achieve the desired sales with its small Isetta and large 501-507 models introduced after the war. Following the company’s third financial crisis in 1959, sales soa