1912 FN Four Cylinder
The 1912 model FN Four featured longer handle bars than its immediate predecessor, along with an improved seat and a Bosch ZFN4 upright magneto with internal distributor. Optional extras included a clutch and valanced mudguardw. Top speed was 40mph (64kph).
This 1912 example has undergone a restoration at some time and was purchased for the NZ Classic Motorcycles collection via an auction in Las Vegas of the E.J. Cole collection in March, 2015.
Professional photographs courtesy Mecum Auctions and Graeme Robertson
Courtesy New Zealand Classic Motorcycles