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BSA Motorcycles comes back to life, first model scheduled for 2022

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One of the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturers of the 1950s and 1960s, BSA is set to resume operations almost half a century after its bankruptcy, funded by its new owner, the Indian Mahindra & Mahindra, and with a new factory under construction in England.

BSA Motorcycles Ltd. broke the news with the very first tweet in his brand new Twitter account: “Return of a Legend. #BSAisBack. We have evolved, but our DNA remains unchanged. The accompanying short video features a sequence of emblems from BSA’s long history, ending with the familiar red logo leading its revival.

Mahindra & Mahindra is an Indian group which also owns a majority stake in Peugeot Motorcycles and the rights to Jawa. It acquired BSA in 2016 as part of its Classic Legends subsidiary, along with Jawa and the historic Indian brand Yezdi, which is also set to be reborn.

The first new BSA bike is due to be unveiled at Motorcycle Live in Birmingham, UK on Saturday 4th December. The choice of time and place has its own meaning. BSA presented its very first motorcycle around the same time of year, on November 21, 1910, and its historic headquarters was in Small Heath, on the eastern outskirts of Birmingham, not far from where it is located. the Motorcycle Live show and the new factory. located.

Everything to be revealed at Motorcycle Live at the Birmingham NEC from December 4-12

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There is little information regarding this new bike, although the most compelling stories come from India, where a classic Triumph Bonneville-looking roadster was spotted in development, apparently using a 650cc single-cylinder engine from unknown origin.

Another plausible scenario could involve the 300cc single cylinder which was recently introduced with the Jawa 300 CL and which is already available in the Euro5 specification.

In any case, BSA’s teaser photo for the Birmingham show hints at a classic roadster, typical of the brand’s heritage. In the near future, BSA will also be looking into the electric scene as it recently secured a £ 4.6million (US $ 6.1million) government grant for the development of zero-emission vehicles.

With the return of BSA with Triumph and Norton, the British motorcycle industry will once again sport new 2022 ranges of three of its most legendary brands.

Source: BSA Motorcycles