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1953 Matchless G50 specifications, pictures, reviews and rating
1953 Matchless G50. Picture credits - motorcycles20thcentury.com. Submit more pictures.
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|Engine and transmission|
|Displacement||496.0 ccm (30.27 cubic inches)|
|Engine type||Single cylinder, four-stroke|
|Power||51.0 HP (37.2 kW)) @ 7200 RPM|
|Fuel control||Single Overhead Cams (SOHC)|
|Transmission type||Chain (final drive)|
|Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels|
|Front brakes||Expanding brake (drum brake)|
|Rear brakes||Expanding brake (drum brake). Rigid|
|Physical measures and capacities|
|Dry weight||150.0 kg (330.7 pounds)|
|Power/weight ratio||0.3400 HP/kg|
|Comments||This bike was also called the Golden Eagle.|
|Modifications compared to previous model||Measured by longevity the G50 is the most successfull Matchless bike. The production ended in 1963.|
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|Maintenance||Find parts, fluids. filters, maintenance tools and service manuals at Amazon.com.|
|Ask questions||Join the 53 Matchless G50 discussion group or the general Matchless discussion group.|
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