Brough Superior SS100

Brough Superior returns to showrooms

British motorcycling is making a comeback with brands like Brough Superior, Norton, Ariel and Matchless back on the showroom floors. READ ABOUT THE NEW MATCHLESS We’ve known about the new Brough Superior SS100 for a year, but it is only now production ready. The 90th anniversary version of the Brough Superior SS100 on which T.E. Lawrence …

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Matchless returns to production

Earlier this year the iconic British motorcycle brand Matchless went back on the drawing board. Now a production-ready bike has been wheeled out in Milan at the EICMA show. READ ABOUT MATCHLESS PLANS Matchless went broke in the 1960s, but is now owned by Italian Franco Malenotti who has also revitalised the British Belstaff motorcycle …

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Classic motorcycle

Ariel joins list of revived motorcycles

Bultaco, Brough, Matchless and Hesketh are famous motorcycle brands that have recently been revived. Now add the venerable British brand, Ariel, to that list. It seems everything old is new again and brands such as Norton are enjoying a revival in limited-edition rather than mass production. Similarly, Ariel, which was sold to BSA in 1951 …

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New Matchless sketches

Matchless is back on drawing board

Matchless is literally back on the drawing board with these sketches being registered in European patents offices by owner Franco Malenotti. The Italian has revitalized the Belstaff motorcycle clothing brand and now appears to be about to do the same with one of Britain’s oldest motorcycle marques. These sketches, obtained by online motor magazine Autoevolution, …

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