Matchless G80: history, specs, pictures
|Engine||Single Cylinder, Four Stroke|
|Horse Power||23.07 HP (17.2 KW) @ 5400RPM|
|Transmission||Final Drive: Chain |
|Brakes||Front: Drum |
|Weight||(dry), 177.0 kg (wet)|
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Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear.
1949 - 1963 Matchless G80
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.