• Short Summary

    JAPANESE SUZUKI LIGHTWEIGHT MOTORCYCLES - NOW AVAILABLE IN BRITAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME - WERE DEMONSTRATED IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    JAPANESE SUZUKI LIGHTWEIGHT MOTORCYCLES - NOW AVAILABLE IN BRITAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME - WERE DEMONSTRATED IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

    FIVE MODELS WERE ON SHOW, RANGING FROM THE 50 CC SPORTSMAN, WHICH WEIGHS ONLY 128 LBS. AND HAS A MAXIMUM SPEED OF 50 MILES-AN-HOUR, TO A 250 CC MODEL, WHICH WEIGHS 309 LBS. AND DOES AROUND 87 MILES-AN-HOUR. THE PRICES RANGE FROM GBP94 TO GBP248.

    THE FIRST CONSIGNMENT OF 2,600 MACHINES - MOSTLY 50 CC - HAS ALREADY REACHED THE SHOPS AND IS SELLING FAST. FIRM ORDERS HAVE BEEN PLACED FOR THE SECOND AND MUCH OF THE THIRD BY TRADE DEALERS.

    SUZUKI RACING MACHINES HAVE BEEN HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS. THEY RECENTLY WON THE WORLD MANUFACTURERS CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE 50 CC CLASS, AT THE ARGENTINE GRAND PRIX. AT THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES THIS YEAR, THEY WON THE 125 CC RACE, AND THE 50 CC CLASS FOR THE SECOND YEAR RUNNING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5S20P9MAVG81O7UNLZGYQPQDG
    Media URN:
    VLVA5S20P9MAVG81O7UNLZGYQPQDG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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