Velocette Valiant motor cycle

Made:
1959 in Birmingham

Velocette Valiant motor cycle, 1959. The Valiant was launched in 1956 at the Earls Court motorcycle show. It was intended to combine the ‘civilized’ virtues of the LE Velocette with a sporting appeal for the younger rider. The Valiant had many of the LE’s features but was designed to be faster with a top speed 60mph. At the time this Valiant was made, in 1959, Veloce also released their entry to the scooter market, the Velocette Veeline. This was generally considered to be a Valiant but with a dolphin fairing and was produced until 1961. The Valiant faired slightly longer and was finally withdrawn in 1963.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
1970-316
type:
motor cycles and motor cycles and
credit:
Gelson, W.E.

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