NEW IMPERIAL 400 : MODEL 1
Ever wondered why you don't mess with a Mutt?.. because the Mutts have a big brother. The New Imperial 400 Model 1.
A classic British Marque, founded in Birmingham, England in 1912, now part of the Mutt family and back in Birmingham New Imperial is Mutt’s classic older sibling.
Our 400cc is a true thumper in every sense, the single cylinder twinport 400cc engine is like riding a bass drum with enough torque to ride up a vertical wall.
As with all our Mutts we offer a classic version under our New Imperial moniker and of course there’ll be a down right dirty, thump in the neck industrial Mutt version coming very soon.
A MODERN CLASSIC
The bike you are looking at here is our classic version but this ain't no pottering around Grandad bike, like all our bikes we gave it a Mutt twist with a bit of U.S spec Desert Racer style for that aggressive vintage racer look.
With a tubular twin shock frame, round swingarm and telescopic forks the 400 has classic British lines, add a 19" front wheel and an 18" rear wheel shod in deep tread vintage tread pattern rubber and you have a good recipe for a really stylish retro machine.
Wide bars, Smiths style speedo, Lucas rear light and Beston grips all help you feel like you are astride a true 1960's machine but of course this bike all the mod cons of any other modern bike on the market... but you get a kickstart as well as an electric start, pretty cool eh?
And the down and dirty version? Keep watching this space..
This model is now sold out. A new version will be announced in Spring 2017.
NEW IMPERIAL 400 : MODEL 1 SPECIFICATIONS
Gross Weight (Dry) 151kgs
Seat Height: 780mm
Engine Single Cylinder, Dry Sump, Air Cooled, 4-Valve SOHC,
Max Power 29HP
Transmission 5 speed manual
Tank Capacity 13 Litre
Electric / Kick Starter
Front Disc / Rear Drum Brakes
Front Telescopic Forks
Twin Wassel Rear Shocks
Dimensions: 2130 x 740 x 1130mm
18" rear wheel
19" front wheel
Stainless steel Mudguards
Deep tread Vintage style tyres
Lucas rear light
Wide US spec handlebars
Classic Smiths style speedometer
Chrome Bates style headlight
Chrome exhaust with classic British style silencers
Black fork shrounds
2 year warranty
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