Today in Motorcycle History


Newmount Trading Co. Ltd., 3 Warwick Row, Coventry.

Established by J.K. Starley Jnr, formerly of the Rover Company, these motorcycles were assembled in Coventry from 1929 to 1933.

  • 1929 The machine was really a German Zundapp with a change of tank badge and a tubular frame instead of the usual one of pressed steel. It weighed 198lbs and was priced at £33.
  • 1931 The range expanded. One model had a 300cc Zundapp engine while others had 348cc or 499cc ohv Rudge Python engines.
  • 1933 The range continued until that year and then left the market.

  • There may be a 1929 Newmount at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull, West Midlands

Source: Graces Guide

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