Matchless G80: history, specs, pictures

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Matchless G80
Manufacturer Matchless
Production 1949
Class Classic
Engine Single Cylinder, Four Stroke
Compression ratio 5.9:1
Horse Power 23.07 HP (17.2 KW) @ 5400RPM
Fuel system Carburetor
Transmission Final Drive: Chain
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Drum
Weight  (dry), 177.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Matchless G80 was a Single Cylinder, Four Stroke Classic motorcycle produced by Matchless in 1949. Claimed horsepower was 23.07 HP (17.2 KW) @ 5400 RPM.

Chassis[edit]

Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear.

1949 - 1963 Matchless G80[edit]

Same machine as the AJS model 18, the G80 was manufactured from 1949 to 1963. The bike had a single cylinder, four stroke engine of 498cc and a compression ratio of 5.9:1. All its 23 HP were enough to pull a machine of 177 kg with a top speed of 78 mph.