The NSU Prinz is a car that most people won’t know by the shape, but every one will smile when they see it. Something about the perky little headlights with a moustache adorned front end will make the grumpiest person chuckle, even if they don’t know the West German built machine sports a rear mounted […]
You’ve got two empty spaces in your garage, barn, dirt lot…whatever, and you need to fill it with two classics. Obviously one needs to be red and the other side green — an automotive salute to the little red/green sign you have on your table at an all-you-can eat churrascaria. You might not be able to eat either of these next four cars, but they all look like they’ve been barbequed over a charcoal fire for the past few decades. Which pair goes in your green field? The pair of Triumphs TR7/TR8 for $4k or the pair of NSU Prinz 40s for $1100CAD? NSUs are a tip from Erik.
When you are stuck in a coronavirus quarantine you start to appreciate the little things in life. Such as choices. Do you eat bologna or cotto salami in your white bread sandwich? Do you walk clockwise around your block or counter clockwise? Do you walk in the street to avoid the oncoming neighbor or step […]
Popular culture regularly tells us that it is good to be different. Bristol-Myers Co ran a commercial ad campaign a few that described Nuprin as– Little. Yellow. Different. Better. Unfortunately the product didn’t do well in the Asian communities because they felt it was a racial slur and Nuprin was ultimately a failure, but the […]
The NSU Prinz was a small rear-engined West German built city car, intially powered by an inline-twin cylinder air cooled engine, something that was better fit to power a motorcycle. Production started in 1957 and ended when Volkswagen Auto Group acquired NSU and merged it into one ring of the Audi group. The Prinz was […]
The NSU Prinz 1000 was a small rear-engined West German built city car powered by an inline-twin cylinder air cooled engine, something that was better fit to power a motorcycle. Production started in 1957 and ended in 1973 when Volkswagen Auto Group acquired NSU and merged it into one ring of the Audi group. The […]
NSU Motorenwerke AG was a small company from Germany that started life producing bicycles, later motorcycles and finally automobiles. NSU was aquired by the Volkswagen Group in 1969, was subsequently merged with Audi and its eclectic collection of 2-stroke and rotary powered vehicles faded into history. Relight the glory days of NSU’s prime by picking […]