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V.A.L. Motor Co

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November 1913
November 1913
November 1913

of 324 Bradford Street, Birmingham

Early British make of automobiles.

1913-1914 Produced a cyclecar powered by an 8.9hp water-cooled V-twin Precision engine, with friction transmission and final drive by chain.

This small firm offered a 488cc 3.5hp single-cylinder model with fixed-belt drive. Their main business was sidecar production, but this solo probably used a stock JAP engine of dated specification. It did not survive for long.

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book

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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
  • The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9
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