1960 BSA B31,
Lot 363
1960 BSA 348cc B31 Frame no. FB31 4163 Engine no. GB31 1109
£2,200 - 2,500
US$ 2,800 - 3,200

Lot Details
1960 BSA B31,
1960 BSA 348cc B31
Registration no. MFF 745
Frame no. FB31 4163
Engine no. GB31 1109
BSA's rugged, workaday B31 was manufactured from 1945 to the end of 1959, its overhead-valve engine providing the basis for the renowned Gold Star sports roadster. At the time of its introduction, the B31 was BSA's sole all-new model, joining the lightweight 'C' and heavyweight 'M' ranges carried over from pre-war days. Produced initially with a rigid frame and telescopic front fork, the B31 gained (optional) plunger rear suspension in 1949 and an all-new swinging-arm frame in '54. A good all-round performer by the standards of its time, the B31 could cruise comfortably all day at 60mph while returning 75-plus miles per gallon, virtues that endeared it to private owners and police forces alike.

This particular BSA B31 started and ran beautifully on a recent viewing. Presented in generally good condition, the machine boasts mainly original paintwork and good chromework, and is offered with Swansea V5 registration document.
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