IZH 56 (1956-1962) Specs, Performance & Photos

Segment: Clasic
Production years: 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962

IZH 56 1956-1962 5 Photos
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The 1956 IZH 56 is the predecessor of the acclaimed Planeta two-wheeler, and has, at its heart, an air-cooled, two-stroke, 346cc, single cylinder engine paired to a four-speed manual transmission, and can produce 10 horsepower and 13 Nm of torque. This Soviet motorcycle had full fenders, a dual seat, laced wheels, a 14-liter fuel tank and could reach a claimed top speed of 100 kph. In addition, this motorcycle could be purchased with an easy-to-detach sidecar.

IZH 56 1956-1962

IZH 56 346

engine specs
Type:air-cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder
Displacement:346 cm3
Bore X Stroke:2.8x3.3 in OR 71 mm
Compression Ratio:6.8:1
Horsepower:13/4200 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque:7/4000 lb-ft/RPM OR 9/4000 Nm/RPM
Fuel System:carburetor
transmission specs
Gearbox:4-speed, manual
Primary Drive:-
Final Drive:chain
chassis specs
Front Suspension:telescopic fork
Rear Suspension:dual shocks
Front Brake:drum
Rear Brake:drum
dimension specs
Overall Length:83.3 in OR 2116 mm
Overall Width:30.7 in OR 780 mm
Seat Height:-
Ground Clearance:5.3 in OR 135 mm
Weight:348 lbs OR 158 kg
Fuel Capacity:3.7 gallons OR 14.0 L
tyres specs
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