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Excelsior Motorcycles of the 1930s

1930 models

1930 Excelsior Model 3 Villiers 196 1E
Model 4 Villiers 196 Super Sports with alloy detachable cylinder head.
Model 7 was also a two-stroke.
The Model 9 was an OHV twinport JAP.

  • Excelsior 1930 Gallery

  • 1931 models

    147 c.c. Three-Speed Utility Model No. A2.
    196 c.c. Service Model No. A3.
    196 c.c. Two Stroke, Two Port Super Sports 3-Speed Models. Nos. A4 & AE4.
    247 c.c. Two Port, Two Stroke Sports Models Nos. A5 & AE5
    247 c.c. Two-Stroke, Two Port Overseas Model. No. A7
    250c.c. ISLE-OF-MAN Special Tourist Trophy Model No. A14 The Machine which won the Lightweight
    1929 T.T. at Record Speed.
    250 c.c. O.H.V. Two Port Sports Model. No. A9
    300 c.c. Side Valve Sports Model. No. A6
    350 c.c. O.H.V. Two Port Special Sports Model No. A10.
    350 c.c. O.H.V. Two Port Sports Model. No. A11.
    350 c.c. Side Valve Sports Model. No. A8
    500 c.c. O.H.V., Two Port Sports and 600 cc. S.V. Sports Models Nos. A12 & A13
  • Excelsior 1931 Gallery

  • 1935 models

    148 c.c. Pioneer Model No. E.1
    148 c.c. Empire Model No. E.2
    150 c c. O.H.V. Bantam Model No. E.3
    249 c.c. All Enclosed Viking Model No. E.9
    250 c.c Two Stroke Meritor Model No E.4
    250 c.c. Two Stroke Scout Model No. E.5
    250 c.c. O.H.V. Dictator Model No. E.6
    250 c.c. O.H.V. Pathfinder Model No. E.7
    250 c.c. O.H.V. Chieftain Model No. E.8
    500 c.c. O.H.V. Powerplus Model No. E.10
    98 c.c. Universal Model No. E.0
  • Excelsior 1935 Gallery

  • Excelsior 1936 Models

  • 1937 models

    125cc G0 Universal
    150cc G1 Pioneer
    250cc G11 Manxman OHC & G12 350cc
    250cc G4 & GD4 Meritor Two-stroke
    250cc G5 Scout
    250cc G8 Norseman OHV
    350cc GR12 & GR11 250cc Racing Manxman
    350cc G9 Warrior
    500cc G14 Manxman OHC
    500cc G15 Manxman Special OHC
    1937 Two-strokes
  • Excelsior 1937 Gallery