Everything about ZUNDAPP
ZUNDAPP Brand History
Zundapp was a motorcycle manufacturer founded by Dr. Fritz Neumeyer and Friedruch Krupp in 1917. The company was initially focused on weapons and detonators but, as the war ended in 1919, Zunder-und Apparatebau G.m.b.H. got involved into the motorcycle manufacturing process. After only a few years since the company began producing motorcycles, it was mostly known for building bikes for all segments of users, formerly named "Motorrad für Jedermann" (motorcycle for everybody).
Z22, the first motorcycle designed and launched by Zundapp was officially rolled out in 1921. However, in 1938, Zundapp already owned no less than 200,000 motorcycles, most of them members of the K series which was first started in 1933. The K-series bikes (the “K” actually comes from Kardanantrieb – a drivetrain model) could be found in multiple displacements, from 200cc to 800cc.
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