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New Hudson Auto-Cycles

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1946. Autocycle. Reg No: NH 1946.
1946. Autocycle. Reg No: NH 1946.
1946. Autocycle. Reg No: NH 1946.
1958. Autocycle 96cc. Exhibit at British Commercial Vehicle Museum.
1951. New Hudson 98cc. Reg No: YAS 138.
1952. Autocycle. Reg No: WYJ 549.

of Birmingham

1943 New Hudson resumed making bicycles including a range of autocycles or lightweight motorcycles - New Hudson Auto-Cycles.

1943 Private company.

c.1946 New Hudson was acquired by BSA[1]. Autocycle continued until the end of the decade.

1948 The New Hudson was one of the cheapest autocycles available - priced at £48 17s 11d [£48.90] for that year.

1949 The autocycle was revised to use the Villiers 99cc 2F unit, and continued for several years.

1956 During that year the machine was completely restyled and ran on in that form.

1958 Production came to a close.

1961 Auto-cycle manufacturers. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 05, 1947
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE