Featured Pages Matchless Flat Twin 1916 An Outstanding Design by Harry Collier
Matchless 732cc HO TwinClement Ader The Stuff of Legend
Pioneer in Telephony, Aviation and Motorcycling
Moteurs AderGuzzi's Grandpa A shaft-drive transverse V-twin from 1904, another deft touch from Clement Ader.
Harper was a scooter produced between 1954 and 1956.
A prototype was built with the intention of fitting a 122cc or 197cc Villiers
three-speed engine with fan cooling and a starting motor. The glass-fibre
body had a full fairing that carried twin headlights. Although development
work continued for a couple of years, few machines were ever built.