Velocette Thruxton in Movies

The Velocette Thruxton is a single cylinder, four-stroke allround motorcycle produced between 1964 and 1969.

Engine

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 86.0 x 86.0 mm (3.4 x 3.4 inches) stroke result in a displacement of just 499.00 ccm (30.45 cubic inches). The engine features a 9.1:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive

The bike has a 4-speed transmission. The final drive was via chain.

Chassis

Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a hydralic telescopic forks while the rear was equiped with a twin shock The bike weighs just 170.0 kg (374.8 pounds).


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