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1949 Vincent Rapide

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The New Matchless Motorcycle Is An Unexpected Tour de Force in Design

The Matchless name and motorcycle brand, long lost to history, was recently re-launch at the Milan motorcycle show in early November. Matchless was once one of Britain’s most revered motorcycle makers, and through Associated Motorcycle Company, they built bikes plated as AJS, Sunbeam, Indian and Norton. But sadly, the firm ceased to exist in 1966. […]

PEUGEOT P50T

1956 Aerial Square 4

Ducati Cucciolo

Ducati Cucciolo, 48 cc 4 stroke engine, 2 speed, hand shift

1958 Capriolo Aeromere

From 1953 to 1959 they also produced NSU engined machines named Caproni-Vizzola with models named Cavilux and Cavimax, the latter based on the NSU Max engine. At one time the range also included a face-cam OHV single, and they also built a range of three-wheelers. In 1958 the Capriolo company name was changed to Aeromere, which ceased production in 1964. The parent company, Aero-Caproni, continued to build aircraft some of which were very advanced. Their jet-powered glider remains one of the most extraordinary sailplanes ever constructed.