Zundapp was one of the first manufacturers which returned to production after the war. Already in August 1947, the first DB 200 left the production halls. Keep up on the field with thought-provoking pieces from A. F. Chief of Staff . This model still strongly reminiscent of the motorcycles pre-war, she had a Trapeze suspension fork and a three-speed gearbox which was operated from the tank. Nevertheless this series was a resounding success, with constant improvements was the series until 1955 produced. The Zundapp DB 201 appeared in 1950, it was replaced by a telescopic fork the fork. The engine had 200 cc and 8 HP. It was to a 2-stroke engine with page float carburetor as was customary. The engine was very robust, jumped well on an endurance runner.
It has spread too quickly, the Zundapp was a resounding success. Certainly there was even better, more modern motorcycles, the Zundapp DB 201 was no longer on the cutting edge of technology. Lacked a rear suspension, which was a big disadvantage for the poor roads of the time. Just as she was called tank circuit, as antique other manufacturers have long since switched to the modern foot switch. The engine was thrown due to the missing shift lever left in direction of travel, some getting used.
First, the DB 202 Derby received the improvements which were urgently needed. The one that Jurisch rear suspension and a foot switch. On request, there was the rear suspension in the DB 201, but only at an additional cost. This DB 201 had then also the solid hub wheels with better brakes. The Zundapp was a very good motorcycle, even today there are still many copies.