Other British Shaft Drive Motorcycles

These pages are dedicated to British motorcycles with shaft propelled final drive. This is not a concept only developed by the German, Italian or American motorcycle companies but one in which the British also tried with some success.

So far I have found over a dozen British companies that developed motorcycles with shaft drive, although I am sure there were many more. If you know of one I haven't included or have information on any of the ones I have (especially pictures!) then please let me know and I will credit you on this website for the information.

Vauxhall Wilkinson (Sword) Berwick

Austell Douglas Brough Superior


Peerless Velocette
Stuart Superb Ariel
ETA Quasar  

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