Skip to the detail of this vehicle

Showing 51 to 100 of 253 records.

Motosacoche 2.5hp

On Display

Armand and Henry Dufaux commenced manufacture of Motosacoche engines in 1899. Clipped within a bicycle frame, the 'motor in a case' became extremely popular and was made under licence in several countries.

In 1912, a complete lightweight motorcycle 'for gentlefolk' was produced. Fitted with engine shields not present on this 1913 example, company advertising boasted 'no oily dirt, no noise, no gymnastics'. This exhibit is a regular competitor in the Epsom Downs to Brighton Pioneer Run.

Year1913
CountrySwiss
Capacity290cc
Cylinders1
Maximum speed30mph/48.28kph
Price new£38
ManufacturerMotosacoche SA

 

Site by Surface Impression