Matchless G80 (1946-66)

Make Model: Matchless G80, G80C, G80 CS, G80S


Year: 1946 – 66
Engine: Single cylinder, 4-stroke, pushrod
Capacity: 498 cc / 30.3 cub in.
Bore x Stroke: 82.5 x 93 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 1946 onwards: 5.9:1 From 1956: 7.3:1
Lubrication: Dry sump with external oil tank
Exhaust: Single, right side
Fuel System: Amal 27 mm carburetor
Ignition: Magneto
Starting: Kick
Maximum Power: 21 kW / 28 hp @ 5600 rpm
Transmission: 4-Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Duplex frame
Wheelbase: 1397 mm / 55.0 in.
Front Suspension: G80L: Teledraulic fork G80: Girder fork
Rear Suspension: G80: None, springloaded saddle G80S: Swingarm, springloaded
Front Brakes: Drum
Rear Brakes: Drum
Wheels: Steel, wire spokes

Dry Weight: 177 kg / 390 lbs
Top Speed: 126 km/h / 78 mph
Source: Wikipedia


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