(Patented in 1894, the Holden was the world's first four-cylinder motorcycle).
1899 The version for that year had water cooling and went into production, but the result was heavy and expensive.
1902 By now the Holden was an obsolete relic of a by-gone age so production ceased.
An example of the liquid cooled four-cylinder Holden is displayed at Whitewebbs Museum in Enfield. It is thought that this may be the same one pictured beside Marjorie Cottle on a New Imperial V-twin in an image possibly promoting Brooklands, the relationship being that Henry Capel Holden was responsible for designing the Brooklands racing circuit in 1906 and the New Imperial was the fastest (if not the safest) motorcycle to race there at the time.
Source: Graces Guide
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