Matchless G3LCT

   

Make Model

Matchless G3LCT

Year

1956 - 58

Engine

Single cylinder, four stroke, ohv

Capacity

347 cc / 21.2 cub in.

Bore x Stroke

69 x 93 mm

Cooling System

Air cooled

Compression Ratio

6.5:1 (from 1956: 7.5:1)

Lubrication

Dry sump

Exhaust

Single, chrome silencer

Fuel System

Amal 76 carburetor 1-1/16 (from 1956: Amal Monobloc, 1-1/16)

Electrical System

Magneto ignition, Lucas dynamo, 6V battery (from 1956:Coil ignition, Lucas alternator, 6V battery)

Starting

Kick

Maximum Power

11.9 kW / 16 hp @ 5600 rpm (from 1956: 14.1 kW / 19 hp @ 5750 rpm)

Clutch

Wet, multi-plate

Transmission 

4-Speed Burman (from 1956: 4-speed AMC)

Final Drive

Chain

Frame

Single down tube

Front Suspension

Telescopic fork

Rear Suspension

Swingarm, AMC units (from 1956: Swingarm, Girling units)

Front Brakes

Drum

Rear Brakes

Drum

Front Tyres

3.25 x 19" Dunlop K70 (from 1956: 3.60 x 19" Dunlop K70)

Rear Tyres

3.50 x 19", dunlop K70 (from 1956: 3.25 x 19", Avon SM)

Wheels

Steel, laced wire spokes

Wheelbase

1436 mm / 56.5"

Seat Height

800 mm / 31.5"

Ground Clearance

165 mm / 6.5" (from 1956: 178 mm / 7.0"

Wet Weight

179 kg / 395 lbs

Fuel Capacity

17 L / 4.5 US gal

Oil Capacity

2.3 L / 2.4 US qts

Average Fuel Consumption

3.3 L/100km / 30 km/l / 71 US mpg

Top Speed

212 km/h / 75 mph

Colours

Black