Matchless is one of British motorcycle brands are quite old, with manufacturing site in Plumstead, London, between 1899 and 1966. The model that has a fairly broad scope Matchless produced on behalf of itself, varies from motor to motor 2-stroke twin 4-stroke 750 cc. Matchless had a long history of success in the racing world, for example the Matchless motorcycle ridden by Charlie Collier won the single-cylinder racing in the first race the Isle of Man TT in 1907.

In 1938, Matchless and AJS became part of Associated Motorcycles (AMC). Both then producing models under their own brands. During the hard times experienced by the British motor companies in the 1960s, 4-stroke motorcycle Matchless replaced by Norton twin ending a long history of independent production. In 1967, single cylinder Matchless motorcycle stopped production.

Founder        : Henry Herbert Collier

Key people   : Henry Herbert Collier and his son Charlie & Harry

Founded       : 1899

Headquarters: Plumstead, London

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