1961 Matchless G-12

1961 Matchless G-12 Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelMatchless G-12

Engine and transmission

Displacement646.0 ccm (39.42 cubic inches)
Engine typeTwin, four-stroke
Power35.0 HP (25.5 kW) @ 6500 RPM
Fuel systemCarburettor. Amal
Cooling systemAir
Transmission typeChain (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Front suspensionTelescopic
Rear suspensionSwingarm with coil-over shocks
Front brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Dry weight180.0 kg (396.8 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.1944 HP/kg
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