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British Motorcycles

Motorcycles at the 1922 Olympia Show

NOVEMBER 30th, 1922. Page 858
The Olympia Show.

MATCHLESS. (11.)

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Matchless 976cc V-Twin for 1923

The latest big twin Matchless which is of the "sports" type, and has a shapely saddle tank.

Solo Models Introduced.

8 H.P. M0DEL.

85.5x85 mm. (976 c.c.); twin cyl. four-stroke; side valves; drip feed lubrication : B. and B. carb.; chain-driven mag.; 3-sp. gear; clutch and kick-starter; chain drive; 26x3in. tyres. Price: Solo, £115.

H. Collier and Sons, Ltd., Plumstead, London, S.E.18.

To solo riders one of the most interesting machines in the Show is the 976 c.c. J.A.P.-engined solo Matchless. The engine, despite its size, looks extremely neat, the tank concealing a twin top tube an arrangement which adds considerably to the appearance of the machine...

Continued: Matchless for 1923

RUDGE. (97.)

New Four-speed Models.

3½ H.P. Model.

85x88 mm. (499 c.c); single cyl. four-stroke; o.h. inlet valve; foot pump lubrication; Senspray carb.; gear-driven mag.; 4-sp. gear; clutch and kick-starter; chain drive; 650x65 mm. tyres. Price: Solo, £85; with Sidecar, £100.

Rudge-Whitworth, Ltd., Coventry.

Chief interest on the Rudge stand centres round the models, both single and twin cylinder, fitted with the new four-speed gear box and all chain drive...

Continued: Rudge Models for 1923

QUADRANT. (161.)

Moderate Priced Big Single Outfit.

4½ H.P. Model.

87x110 mm. (654 c.c); single-cyl. four-stroke; side valves; hand pump lubrication: Binks carb.; gear- driven mag.; 3-sp. gear; clutch and kick-starter; chain drive; 700X80 mm. tyres. Price: Solo, £75; with Sidecar, £95.

March, Newark, and Co., Ltd., 45-53, Lawley Street, Birmingham.

Always one of the most moderately priced big singles, the 654 c.c. chain-driven Quadrant...

Continued: Quadrant Models for 1923

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