AJS V4
The AJS V4 (1935 – 1939) started out as a prototype air-cooled V4 road bike, but became a water-cooled and supercharged racing bike.
In 1935, at the Olympia Show, the Bert Collier designed air-coo...
Royal Enfield WD/RE
The Royal Enfield WD/RE known as the "Flying Flea" was a lightweight British motorcycle developed by Royal Enfield for the British War Office (the WD came from War Department) as a means of transport ...
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Matchless Silver Streak
The AJS Silver Streak was a British motorcycle launched in 1938 and described in the sales brochure as the 'aristocrats of the motor-cycle world'. Produced with a choice of 250 cc, 350 cc an...
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Ariel Square Four
The Square Four is a motorcycle produced by Ariel between 1931 and 1959, designed by Edward Turner, who devised the Square Four engine in 1928. At this time he was looking for work, showing drawings o...
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BSA Empire Star
The Empire Star was a standard motorcycle made by BSA at their factory in Small Heath, Birmingham. Named to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V of the United Kingdom and advertised as The ...
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BSA Blue Star
The BSA Blue Star is a British motorcycle made by BSA at their factory in Small Heath, Birmingham. The Blue Star range was produced between 1932 and 1936. In 1936 a slightly uprated sports version ca...
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BSA B21
The BSA B21 was a British motorcycle made by Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) at their factory in Small Heath, Birmingham. Production started in 1937 and ended with the outbreak of World War II in...
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New Imperial Model 76
The Model 76 was a New Imperial Motors Ltd motorcycle marketed under the slogan "The King of Motors" between 1936 and 1939, when the company was turned over to wartime production.
In the mid-1920s...
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BSA M33-10
The BSA M33-10 was a British motorcycle made by BSA at their factory in Small Heath, Birmingham in 1933.
The M33-10 was developed as a 5.95 hp side valve based on the earlier BSA Sloper with ...
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Harley-Davidson RL 45
The Harley-Davidson RL 45 is a model of the R-series range produced from 1932 to 1936, preceded by the DL range (1929-1931), which was Harley-Davidson's first 45 cubic-inch and first flathead V-twin m...
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Brough Superior Austin Four
Advertised in the 1932 Brough Superior catalog as the Brough Superior Straight Four but commonly known as the Brough Superior Austin Four was a special British motorcycle designed and manufactured byB...
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Matchless G3/L
The Matchless G3/L is a motorcycle developed for use by the British Army during the Second World War, when Matchless manufactured 80,000 G3 and G3/L models. The G3/L became one of the most popular mo...
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DKW RT 125
The RT 125 is a German two-stroke motorcycle made by DKW in Zschopau in the 1930s, IFA and MZ in the 1950s and early 1960s, and DKW in Ingolstadt in the 1950s and 1960s. "RT" stands for "Reichsty...
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BSA W33-7
The BSA W33-7 was a British motorcycle made by BSA at their factory in Small Heath, Birmingham in 1933.
The BSA W33-7 was a 499cc 4.99 hp over head valve single cylinder four stroke. The ful...
Acme motorcycle (1939–49)
The Acme motorcycle was assembled and marketed by Bennett & Wood of Wentworth Avenue, Sydney, who also built Speedwell bicycles and were also BSA importers for New South Wales. The engine was a Vi...
Type 97 Motorcycle
The Type 97 motorcycle, or Rikuo, was a copy of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle produced from 1935 in Japan under license from Harley-Davidson by the Sankyo Company (later Rikuo Nainen Company). Some 18,...
Vincent Comet
The Vincent Comet was designed and built at the Vincent works in Great North Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. Developed from the Vincent Rapide by Australian engineer Phil Irving in 1935, it w...
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Vincent Rapide
The Vincent Rapide is a motorcycle designed and built at the Vincent works in Great North Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, during the Second World War and released to the press before end of h...
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Royal Enfield Bullet
The Royal Enfield Bullet was originally a British overhead valve single cylinder four-stroke motorcycle made by Royal Enfield in Redditch, West Midlands, but now produced by Royal Enfield Motors, the ...
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DKW SS 350
The DKW SS 350 was a racing motorcycle. The year 1935 saw the introduction of Dampf-Kraft-Wagen's first "over the counter" racer with the announcement of the SS250 at that year's Berlin Show. The mod...
Harley-Davidson Servi-Car
The Harley-Davidson Servi-Car was a three-wheeled utility motorcycle manufactured by Harley-Davidson from 1932 to 1973.
The Servi-Car was designed during the Great Depression when Harley-Davidson ...
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BSA M20
The BSA M20 was a British motorcycle made by Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) at their factory in Small Heath, Birmingham. Although initially viewed as a near failure by the War Office in 1936, the...
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BMW R2
The BMW R2 was a 198 cc overhead valve single-cylinder motorcycle produced by BMW between 1931 and 1936, the smallest motorcycle ever produced by the firm. Despite its much smaller design and eng...
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Ariel Red Hunter
The Ariel Red Hunter was the name used for a range of Ariel single-cylinder motorcycles. They were designed by the firm's chief designer Val Page in 1932 around an overhead-valve single-cylinder engin...
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BSA C11
The BSA C11 is a British motorcycle manufactured by Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) at their factory in Armoury Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, between 1939 and 1956. Actor Steve McQueen owned a 19...
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AJS S3 V-twin
The AJS S3 V-twin was a British motorcycle designed and built by the Wolverhampton, England company A. J. Stevens & Co. Ltd. Launched in 1931, the AJS S3 was a 496 cc transverse V-twin tour...
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Scott Model 3S
The Scott Model 3S was a British motorcycle made by The Scott Motorcycle Company in 1938. Only eight were produced before the outbreak of World War II.
The Scott designer William Cull had been e...
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BSA Gold Star
The BSA Gold Star is a motorcycle made by BSA from 1938–1963. They were 350 cc and 500 cc single-cylinder four-stroke production motorcycles known for being amongst the fastest bikes o...
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Matchless Silver Hawk
Matchless Silver Hawk is a Bert Collier designed motorcycle produced by Matchless in 1931 and introduced at the 1930 Motorcycle Show at Olympia, London as their range-leading luxury model. It was one...
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Brough Superior Golden Dream
The Brough Superior Golden Dream was designed and built by George Brough in Nottingham, England, in 1938. With its distinctive gold finish, this was to be the ultimate Brough Superior but production ...
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