NSU

Stored 50 Years: 1960 NSU/Fiat Weinsberg 500 Coupe

NSU started off making knitting machines, moved to bicycles, then motorcycles, and eventually, they made cars. This 1960 NSU/Fiat Weinsberg 500 Coupe isn’t much bigger than a motorcycle and it’s a rare one. The seller has it posted here… more»

Rare Drop Top: 1965 NSU Spider

One of the joys of writing for Barn Finds is seeing interesting, rare, and genuinely quirky classics arrive on our desks. Those words would seem appropriate when describing our feature car. It is a 1965 NSU Spider, and the… more»

Huge Collection Of Rare And Oddball Cars For Sale!

If you are looking for a seldom-seen car or project to add to your collection, there are a dozen of them assembled in Madison, Wisconsin, looking to find new homes due to an estate liquidation. Most of these are… more»

Wankel Project: 1972 NSU Ro 80

It’ll take a very dedicated aficionado to take on the restoration of this 1972 NSU Ro 80. It has been sitting undriven for years, according to the seller who has it listed here on eBay. It’s located in Cleveland,… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Borla’s 1970 NSU Ro 80

UPDATE – Mr. Borla has dropped the asking price on this NSU, so be sure to take another look and make an offer via the form below! Yesterday, we featured Mr. Alex Borla’s Citroen SM, which you can see… more»

26k Genuine Miles: 1960 NSU Sport Prinz

Designed by the famed Bertone Studios and released in 1958, the Sport Prinz was an attempt by NSU to inject some sporting excitement into its range. It offered improvements in performance over its 2-door sedan cousin, and during its… more»

Wankel In The Barn: 1975 NSU Ro 80

The NSU Ro80 has been an automotive curiosity since it was new, featuring a rotary powerplant, a semiautomatic transmission and styling that was ahead of its time. However, a reputation for unreliability limited the car’s potential when new, and… more»

Flames & 20 Horsepower? 1958 NSU Prinz

Someone must have had quite a sense of humor to paint nice flames (according to the seller) on this 1958 NSU Prinz equipped with an inline 2 (not a typo)! 20 ground pounding horsepower come from the 35.6 cubic… more»

Rotary Survivor: 1967 NSU Wankel Spider

My first drive in a rotary engined car was amazing. The little Mazda RX2 was smooth and swift. The Wankel engine was a great idea except for the apex seals. They are light, and small but need rebuilding on a frequent… more»

Little Prince: 1961 NSU Prinz

Quick, what does the tiny little car you see here have in common with a Porsche 944 and an Audi R8? All three came from the same plant, in Neckarsulm, Germany! In fact the name of this car is… more»

Bertone Beauty: 1960 NSU Sport Prinz

This zoomy little thing is a 1960 NSU Sport Prinz and it’s on eBay with no takers on an opening bid of $1,900. This two-seater is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Some Day Your Prinz Will Come? 1960 NSU Prinzes

This pair of NSU Prinzes (hopefully I got the plural form right) have one running engine between them–the seller started it two years ago and has continued to run the engine. A lack of brakes and severe clutch chatter… more»

Rotary Powered Sedan: 1969 NSU Ro 80

Some of you expect to only see rusty old heaps on this site, but every once in a while we like to feature something a little more usable right out of the box. The possibility of getting a bargain… more»

Revolutionary Rotary: 1966 NSU Spider

The NSU Wankel Spider was a micro-sized sportscar, and fewer than 2,400 were built between 1964 and 1967, but it had one major claim to fame: it used the first production rotary engine. Find this low-mileage, unrestored example complete… more»

Rotary Trio: 1965 NSU Wankel Spyder Package

Few cars have been as important to automotive history, yet as overlooked and underappreciated as the NSU Wankel Spider. The Wankel Spider was the first production car to be powered by the Wankel designed rotary engine. These three rotary… more»