1966 Matchless G80CS Photo Profile



When we feature a bike in the RealClassic magazine, there’s often a whole pile of photos left over which don’t get into print and which no one gets to see. Shame! Here you are, then: a selection of previously unseen snaps for your delectation…

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Heart and soul?




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Fin effect only available on red 1966 models.
Matchless G80CS Fact Pack

  • Engine Type: Air-cooled pushrod single
  • Displacement: 497cc
  • Bore x stroke: 86 x 85.5mm
  • Carburation: Amal Monobloc 389 (GP optional)
  • Power: 33bhp @ 6200rpm
  • Transmission: 4-speed
  • Electrics: 6v battery
  • Frame: Tubular steel twin cradle
  • Front suspension: AMC Teledraulic
  • Rear suspension: Twin Girlings, adj’ preload
  • Front brake: 7-inch sls drum
  • Rear brake: 7-inch sls drum
  • Front tyre: 3.00 x 21-inch
  • Rear tyre: 4.00 x 19-inch
  • MmmmWheelbase: 52.5-inches
  • Seat height: 32.5-inches
  • Fuel capacity: 2 gallons
  • Weight: 324lb

    Site Seeing

  • AJS & Matchless Yahoo Group
  • AMC Classic Spares: www.amcclassicspares.com
  • G85CS Homepage: http://home.wanadoo.nl/fxkuyl/
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