List of Vehicles in the Collection

Explore the vehicles in our Collections and see which ones are on display in the National Motor Museum. Please note that vehicles on display can change at short notice. If there is a particular vehicle that you wish to view please contact us on 01590 614541 in advance of your visit to check that it is on display. You can also sponsor any vehicle in the Museum owned by the National Motor Museum Trust.

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Douglas With Dixon Banking Sidecar

Not on Display

This exhibit is notable for the banking sidecar chassis, designed and built by Freddie Dixon. The complete outfit could be banked to either side for optimal cornering speeds. The sidecar wheel is mounted on a seven-inch crank, raised or lowered by the passenger with the long lever in front of the wheel. Using a similar 600cc Douglas motorcycle in combination with this unique banking chassis, Dixon won the first Isle of Man TT race for sidecar outfits in 1923, at an average speed of 53.15mph/85.54kph.

Year1923
CountryBritish
Capacity596cc
Cylinders2
Maximum speedNot known
Price newNot marketed
ManufacturerDouglas Motors Ltd

 

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