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1965 DKW Hummel 155


1965 DKW Hummel 155 Pictures
"Tin Banana" nickname didn't do much for 155 sales.
"Tin Banana" nickname didn't do much for 155 sales.

Called the "Tin Banana" by the European press, would the 1965 DKW Hummel 155 motorcycle never sold well in Europe. Would it have been a sales success in the United States?

The front suspension used an Earles-type fork.
The front suspension used an Earles-type fork.
The face shield for the 50-cc engine looked medieval.
The face shield for the 50-cc engine looked medieval.
The headlight nacelle was DKW's idea of aero styling.
The headlight nacelle was DKW's idea of aero styling.

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