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Penton were motorcycles produced from 1970 to 1975.

It was the name under which the Wassell machines were sold in the USA. To begin with they were fitted with the 172cc BSA Bantam engine, later it was a 125cc Sachs with six speeds.

  • Note: There is a dedicated Penton website in the USA. [1]

Sources of Information

  • The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X
  • [2] Miscellaneous A-Z Classic and Vintage Motorcycles web site