1961 Velocette Valiant Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelVelocette Valiant

Engine and transmission

Displacement192.0 ccm (11.72 cubic inches)
Engine typeTwo cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Power12.0 HP (8.8 kW) @ 6000 RPM
Top speed110.0 km/h (68.4 mph)
Bore x stroke50.0 x 49.0 mm (2.0 x 1.9 inches)
Fuel systemCarburettor
Fuel controlOverhead Valves (OHV)
Cooling systemAir
Transmission typeShaft drive (cardan) (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front suspensionHydralic telescopic forks
Rear suspensionTwin shock
Front brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter130 mm (5.1 inches)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter130 mm (5.1 inches)
SeatDual seat
Dry weight116.0 kg (255.7 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.1034 HP/kg
Fuel capacity12.00 litres (3.17 US gallons)
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