The Professionals


Suzuki GSX1100

Make
Suzuki
Model
GSX1100
Tags
minor vehicle

Square headlight = Suzuki GS1100 about 1980. GSX1100 in the UK Assume same bike in ep.4.15 PGH994V , last MOT 2011 but on SORN so likely still with us. Nice to know it's still out there, these and the later EFE motors will go to 1400 and take turbos without self destruct, the 1980's drag racer's weapon of choice.

At first thought Martin Shaw was riding the bike and impressed with his zooming about ,but not sure now ,thumb one no gloves jacket unfastened and not billowing. I know his oppo Collins was a real bike enthusiast .


Triumph 650 Saint Episode: 1.04

Make
Triumph
Model
650 Saint
Tags
chase

Saint Police ou Sprint Police?


Benelli 125 Trail Episode: 1.06

Make
Benelli
Model
125 Trail
Tags
minor vehicle

Believe a Benelli 125 Cross(exist also the sister of it,MotoBi-badged),circa 1972

Pour autant que je me souvienne (et mes archives aussi!) elle ne s'est jamais appelé MotoBi... Mais elle a été vendue simultanément sous les marques Benelli et Moto-Guzzi, à la grande époque De Tomaso, sous l'appellation 125 Trail. Et serait un modèle 1975... A vérifier sous d'autres cieux que ceux de l'importateur français de l'époque (Motobécane, pour ne point le citer!)


Husqvarna 360 Cross Episode: 1.06

Make
Husqvarna
Model
360 Cross
Tags
minor vehicle

A la hauteur du cylindre, une 360 de 1973. Cross ou Sportsman?


BSA B40 Episode: 1.06

Make
BSA
Model
B40
Tags
background vehicle

bsa? BSA... Engine is BSA B40 (1958-)... http://www.norfolkbeezas.co.uk/PICT0023.JPG

The B40 was only produced from 1960 onwards, so this couldn't be a 1958 model. Also, the frame, airbox and rear suspension don't look right for a B40.


Bultaco Sherpa 250 Episode: 1.06

Make
Bultaco
Model
Sherpa 250
Tags
minor vehicle

Seems a Sherpa T 250/350 250. Le 350 est sorti plus tard. Merci

I would guess the blue bike on left is a Bultaco Alpina, not a Sherpa T.


Harley-Davidson Duo Glide Episode: 1.09

Make
Harley-Davidson
Model
Duo Glide
Tags
background vehicle

FLH or FLHF Duo Glide ('58 by round, gold badge)


Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Episode: 1.09

Make
Harley-Davidson
Model
Electra Glide
Tags
minor vehicle

FLH1200 Electra Glide

The motorcycle Bodie and Doyle are pushing is my 1974 Harley-Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide, UK registration HGC 47N. At the time of filming it was owned by Jim Dowdall, a very successful UK movie stuntman and stunt coordinator - see his filmography in the IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0235695/. Jim had the machine repainted from the original metallic blue to police birch white some time after these images were taken. The Harley was used in at least two episodes of 'The Professionals', and appeared in several 'Top of the Pops', 'Red Dwarf (see this website), 'Hart to Hart', in movies including 'The Wall', 'The Aerodrome', and also magazine ads. I bought the motorcycle from Jim around 10 years ago, and have repainted it US police black and white since. Link to "i292.photobucket.com" Link to "i292.photobucket.com" Link to "i292.photobucket.com"


Honda XL125 Varadero Episode: 1.11

Make
Honda
Model
XL125 Varadero
Tags
minor vehicle

XL trail bike from the mid-'70s - maybe a 250? Honda XL125 (1974-75) Early model. Position of tail lamp is higher than later model. *later '76- model on IMCDb /vehicle_18542-Honda-XL-125-1976.html also in eps 1.06 also in eps 1.04 again in eps 3.03**

in eps 4.12**


Norton Dominator 650 Episode: 1.12

Make
Norton
Model
Dominator 650
Tags
background vehicle

Kawasaki Z650B Episode: 1.12

Make
Kawasaki
Model
Z650B
Tags
minor vehicle

Looks '76- Kawasaki Z650 B (by single disk brake & no reflectors on the fork case)


Honda XL250 Episode: 2.01

Make
Honda
Model
XL250
Tags
background vehicle

XL250 around 1977.


Honda CB250K4 Episode: 2.03

Make
Honda
Model
CB250K4
Tags
background vehicle

It looks like a 1972 CB350K4 but being in England it is probably a 250.

Here's one similar http://www.zztmanni.de/mot76.htm


Honda CB 400/4 F1 Episode: 3.04

Make
Honda
Model
CB 400/4 F1
Tags
background vehicle

the motorcycle Honda CB250N http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/Honda/honda_cb250n%2079.htm

Not a Superdream, that's a CB400/4 F1


Honda CB 400/4 F1 Episode: 4.02

Make
Honda
Model
CB 400/4 F1
Tags
background vehicle

Honda CB400 four about 1976.


Honda CB 750/4 F2 Episode: 4.02

Make
Honda
Model
CB 750/4 F2
Tags
minor vehicle

in the middle (main pic) False plate stuck on top of real one 1977 Honda CB750 K7. http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/Honda/honda_cb750k7%20%2077.htm

Pas avec l'échappement 4 en 1 et le moteur noir: c'est une F2, ici...


Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Episode: 4.02

Make
Harley-Davidson
Model
Electra Glide
Tags
minor vehicle

Electra-Glide but which year? Probably mid to late '70s like the rest of the bikes in this episode.

The motorcycle is my 1974 Harley-Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide, UK registration HGC 47N. At the time of filming it was owned by Jim Dowdall, a very successful UK movie stuntman and stunt coordinator - see his filmography in the IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0235695/. Jim had the machine repainted from the original metallic blue to police birch white some time after these images were taken. The Harley was used in at least two episodes of 'The Professionals', and appeared in several 'Top of the Pops', 'Red Dwarf (see this website)'Hart to Hart', in movies including 'The Wall', 'The Aerodrome', and also magazine ads. I bought the motorcycle from Jim around 10 years ago, and have repainted it US police black and white since. Link to "i292.photobucket.com" Link to "i292.photobucket.com" Link to "i292.photobucket.com"


Suzuki GT380 Episode: 4.02

Make
Suzuki
Model
GT380
Tags
minor vehicle

1973 Suzuki GT380.


Suzuki GT380A Episode: 4.02

Make
Suzuki
Model
GT380A
Tags
background vehicle

Suzuki GT250 Ramair about 1976. No GT 250, looked like a 3 Cylinder. Maybe a GT 380 or GT 550.

Je confirme, 380 voire 550 Ram-Air. Et la 370 DR de la même marque; plutôt rare en général, mériterait bien sa fiche, elle aussi, nan?


Kawasaki KH400A3 Episode: 4.02

Make
Kawasaki
Model
KH400A3
Tags
minor vehicle

1976 Kawasaki H1 with non-standard exhaust. Aveec un rare et improbable Suzuki DR 370 en arrière-plan (la grise) et une autre Suzuki, GT 380 des premiers millésimes. Peut-être déjà fichées, j'ai la flemme de vérifier... Plus une Honda 750 F2 sur la deuxième image...

1976 KH400-A3. You're not very good on Kawasakis, nz. Stick to what you know.


BMW R100RS Episode: 4.02

Make
BMW
Model
R100RS
Tags
chase

Suzuki RM250 Episode: 4.02

Make
Suzuki
Model
RM250
Tags
chase

Suzuki RM400 Episode: 4.02

Make
Suzuki
Model
RM400
Tags
chase

The main picture shows a 1980 Suzuki RM 400.


Suzuki SP370 Episode: 4.02

Make
Suzuki
Model
SP370
Tags
background vehicle

the trails bike (middle) Yamaha DT250 about 1974. Definitely no later than '76. Désolé de contredire: déjà répertoriée comme Suzuki DR 370 par ailleurs... où? Ouuupsss... Nulle part, en fait. Mais déjà repérée ici /vehicle_166500-Kawasaki-H1-1976.html , d'où la confusion. Cela dit, je maintiens l'identification... Bah pourquoi tu ne la renommes pas alors? C'est une idée, ça...

Suzuki SP370


Yamaha V50 Stepthru Episode: 4.06

Make
Yamaha
Model
V50 Stepthru
Tags
background vehicle

Yamaha 50 stepthru - early '70s. The white van is a BMC J4, dating from the 60's or early 70's. It could be an Austin or Morris version.

One star.


BMW R75 Episode: 4.07

Make
BMW
Model
R75
Tags
minor vehicle

The enquiry is complete The vehicle details for LVW 38P are: Date of Liability 01 11 1996 Date of First Registration 02 01 1976 Year of Manufacture 1976 Cylinder Capacity (cc) 746CC CO2 Emissions Not Available Fuel Type Petrol Export Marker Not Applicable Vehicle Status Unlicensed Vehicle Colour WHITE Vehicle Type Approval null


Suzuki GS1000 Episode: 4.11

Make
Suzuki
Model
GS1000
Tags
minor vehicle

Honda CX500 Episode: 4.12

Make
Honda
Model
CX500
Tags
background vehicle

CX, pas CBX


Suzuki GS400 Episode: 4.13

Make
Suzuki
Model
GS400
Tags
minor vehicle

The enquiry is complete The vehicle details for TBL 645S are: Date of Liability 01 08 1986 Date of First Registration 11 11 1977 Year of Manufacture 1977 Cylinder Capacity (cc) 398CC CO2 Emissions Not Available Fuel Type Petrol Export Marker Not Applicable Vehicle Status Unlicensed Vehicle Colour NOT STATED Vehicle Type Approval null


Honda CB250N Superdream Episode: 5.06

Make
Honda
Model
CB250N Superdream
Tags
background vehicle

'78 CB 250 N superdream, died in '87.


BMW R80RT Episode: 5.10

Make
BMW
Model
R80RT
Tags
chase

1979 R 80 RT, still with us, Tax & MOT due 01/11/2018. BMW R80 RT JTM624V for the owners search !

JTM 624V is an old friend: /vehicle_216741-BMW-R-80-RT-1979.html /vehicle_404125-BMW-R-80-RT-1979.html /vehicle_761930-BMW-R-80-RT-1979.html /vehicle_762083-BMW-R-80-RT-1979.html


Honda unknown Episode: 5.10

Make
Honda
Model
unknown
Tags
background vehicle

Honda CB 250/350 K (K4?) , the colour is around 72-73, no stripes though so repainted?


Honda CD175 Episode: 5.11

Make
Honda
Model
CD175
Tags
background vehicle

Honda Super Cub110 Episode: 5.11

Make
Honda
Model
Super Cub110
Tags
background vehicle

Super Cub


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Year 1977
End 1983
Minutes 50
Category TV Series
Genres Action Comedy Crime
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