Panther Model 100 (1935)


Panther Model 100 (1935)

introduced a number of important changes to the engine: a deeply finned sump and improved lubrication. This new bottom end remained almost unchanged for the next thirty years. This machine had a 6.5:1 compression ratio, 87 x 100 mm, ohv sloper engine."The Panther Story" by Barry M Jones, Panther Publishing Ltd.]

The 1935 Model 100 was the machine on which Miss Florence Blenkiron and Miss Teresa Wallach undertook the epic journey from London to Cape Town, crossing the Sahara: the first such journey on a motorcycle combination. ["The Rugged Road", Theresa Wallach; Introduction and biography by Barry M Jones, September 2001, Panther Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0953098 2 6]

Technical Information

Carburettor Amal

Ignition BTH Magneto

Gearbox Burman 4 SpeedNational Motorcycle Museum, UK]

Suspension Webb Heavy Duty

Fuel Tank 2&3/4 gallons with rain deflector

Wheels 26 in x 3.25 in

Brakes 7" front, 8" back, interconnected

Weight 353 lbs

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External links

* [http://www.pantherownersclub.com/PantherPage/p-m-hw-m100.html Panther Model 100 at The Panther Page]


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