Swedish Motorcycles

Svalan Motorcycles

Made in Sweden

A Brief History of the Marque

Maskinfabrik John Eriksson, Falun

Prewar machines were mostly 98cc. Postwar they used many Panther engines and chassis components, in addition to some from NSU. They built a range of very attractive machines, along with mopeds with engines from HMW, Rex, and Sachs.

Postwar models include:

  • 1952: MC25, a modified NSU 251 OSL of 242cc
    1953: MC100, based on the NSU Konsul II, a 496cc fourstroke.
    Svalan Radex
    1957 250cc JLO Twin

Murray Barnard's site has several good images and some useful history.

Fri Aug 19 2011
Svalan Slavette
any information would very helpful & supplers for tyres size 24"X2"
Sydney Australia

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