Velocette LE MK2 (1950-58)

Make Model: Velocette LE MKII


Year: 1950 – 58
Engine: Four stroke, flat twin cylinder
Capacity: 192 cc / 11.7 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 50 x 49 mm
Compression Ratio: 6:1
Cooling System: Water cooled
Lubrication: Wet sump
Carburetor: Amal 363 monobloc
Ignition: Coil
Battery: 6V, 42W
Starting: Pull handle
Max Power: 5.9 kW / 8 hp @ 5000 rpm
Clutch: Dry, three-plate
Transmission: 3 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.078 / 2nd 1.105 / 3rd 0.739:1
Frame: Pressed steel frame
Dimensions: Length: 2083 mm / 82 in Width: 635 mm / 25 in
Wheelbase: 1300 mm / 51.2 in
Seat height: 711 mm / 28 in
Ground Clearance: 114 mm / 4.5 in

Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Dual coil springs and spring loaded seat
Front Brakes: 5 x 0.75 in diameter offset drum (from 1954 width increased to 1″)
Rear Brakes: 5 x 0.75 in diameter offset drum (from 1953 width increased to 1″)
Wheels: Spoked
Front Tyre: 3.00 x 19″ (from 1956: 3.25 x 18″)
Rear Tyre: 3.00 x 19″ (from 1956: 3.25 x 18″)
Fuel Capacity: 5.7 L / 1.5 US gal (from 1955: 7.4 L / 1.9 US gal)
Dry Weight: 113.4 kg / 250 lbs
Colours: Silver grey, Two-tone: Ruby, Olive green, Pale blue
Source: Wikipedia


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