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End of the line for MZ motorcycle

MZ (http://www.muz.de/) was the “other” German motorcycle manufacturer. We’ve all heard of BMW motorcycles, but very few will know of MZ, and now you’ll probably never will.


The current owner of MZ, Hong Leong Industries (http://www.hli.com.my/), has announced that it will stop production of MZ motorcycles.

MZ was a former East-German manufacturer, and like all former East-block countries that switched to Western life-styles, invested in their manufacturer industries. MZ motorcycle were updated, rejuvenated, and a new management was set in place.

Their 1000SF Street Fighter had a good acceptance by press and public. They even had an interesting 660 Supermoto.

Hong Leong Industries bought MZ in 1996, but never managed to turn a profit. Despite interesting motorcycles, it could not compete with BMW on one side, and cheap Japanese imports on the other.

So, after seeing life in 1926 under the trademark of DKW, MZ will be buried in 2008. This for a motorcycle manufacturer that at one stage had world’s largest manufacturer plant (in 1928 they produced 60,000 motorcycles). Sad.

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Limited special edition MZ 1000 SF

Limited special edition MZ 1000 SF

With a world-wide edition of only 25 pieces this blue matt and anthracite matt MZ 1000 SF with its unique MZ logo is something very special!
When ordering this motorcycle you will get a Touratech soft bag carrier system for free.
Don’t miss the exclusivity on 2 wheels and contact your MZ-dealer today!

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2008 MZ 125 SX

2008 MZ 125 SX

There is simply no better alternative than the MZ 125 SX for the adventure seeking rider that hasn’t yet graduated from high school, but needs a quick, efficient and fun mean on transportation both on and off the road with all of the qualities needed included: sportiveness, sufficient power taking in consideration the engine’s cylinder capacity, and a spacious riding position.

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2008 MZ 125 SM

2008 MZ 125 SM

An incredibly reliable and advanced piece of motoring, the MZ 125 SM is one of the most fun bikes produced by the German manufacturer. Either you like the Blizzard or the Elegance version (both are new for 2008), the bike will become a great initiator in the wonderful worlds of trail and street riding, leaving your schoolmates well behind.

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2008 MZ 1000SF

2008 MZ 1000SF

MZ introduces the new 1000SF SuperFighter as an impressive and versatile competitor for the four, three and two-cylinder naked bikes offered by manufacturers all over the world. The bike is that competitive due to its in-line twin which provides it with the needed torque in order to make a damn good impression even in the fiercest fight. Let’s see what it can do!

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2008 MZ RT-Striker

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MZ engineers have dedicated their time to creating a brilliant performing 125cc naked bike that would introduce people to the wonderful world of motorcycling and the results are truly satisfying.

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New styling from MZ Motorcycles

New styling from MZ Motorcycles

To the beginning of this year’s season the Saxon manufacturer MZ came up with something very special. The model range with 125 ccm has been improved with a procedure which so far no motorcycle manufacturer uses in serial production.
The following versions are offered in series for the final consumer (prices will follow).
Model 1. MZ 125 SM „BLIZZARD“2. MZ 125 SM „ELEGANCE“3. MZ 125 SX „CAMOUFLAGE“4. MZ 125 SX „COPPER“
The „ELEGANCE“ models are additionally equipped with metal lattices in the (...)

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MZ at the MOTORNEWZ in Utrecht

MZ at the MOTORNEWZ in Utrecht

From 25 to 26 November 2006 the MOTORNEWZ, the most important national motorcycle fair of the Netherlands will take place in Jaarbeurs-Utrecht. And MZ will be there!
Nico van de Kuinder from Hilversum will represent the brand MZ with a booth at the MOTORNEWZ. Especially he will present the MZ 1000cc bikes - and who knows, maybe the MZ 1000SFX from OCT from Euskirchen/Germany will drop (...)

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2006 MZ 1000 ST

2006 MZ 1000 ST

The SuperTraveller is based on the 1000cc MZ model range. Other 1000cc MZ bikes are the sportsbike 1000 S and the naked bike 1000 SF SuperFighter.

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2006 MZ 1000S

2006 MZ 1000S

Passion built this motorcycle. Uncompromising, sporty, Pure and dynamic. "State of the art" and more. It is time, time for the MZ 1000S.

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MZ 1000 SF

MZ 1000 SF

Based on the award winning MZ 1000 S, MZ presented at Intermot a Naked Bike with an aggressive Street Fighter look and feel.

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