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Mahindra buys BSA

Mahindra buys BSA

Postby N0rt0nelectr@ » Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:54 am

In my latest copy of Classic Bike it was announced the Mahindra had bought BSA from BSA-Regal for 3.4m pounds. The plan is to have new BSA's on sale by 2019.
Another brand back from the dead.
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Re: Mahindra buys BSA

Postby frankdamp » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:48 pm

At least, the brand will return to the market place, hopefully with modern technology combined with classic styling? Wait and see, I guess, and hope for the best.
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Re: Mahindra buys BSA

Postby grandpaul » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:14 am

This is a prototype rendering I posted elsewhere...

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This was the ORIGINAL new BSA prototype, actually running a few years ago-

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Re: Mahindra buys BSA

Postby N0rt0nelectr@ » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:41 am

The article also said they were going to build Jawa's for Indian and the far east.
The pictures look great. Wish that BSA had done that way back when.
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Re: Mahindra buys BSA

Postby Matt Spencer » Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:56 pm

Wonder if we'll see A65s in the WSBK then . :lol: :P The Rittle Mahindras are frontrunners . Could be the rider - But they stay together at least , so must be somthing in it .
Beats somebody building some timewarp anachronism and passing it off as something its not .

Cant get the sizing right . theres Ten in that bunch .

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Oh My Goodness Gracious , BSA were the worlds most popular motorcycle , once .
The Japanese response to ' styling ' , was to add more .
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Re: Mahindra buys BSA

Postby frankdamp » Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:06 pm

I'm willing to bet they won't resurrect the "Bantam". Many of my work-mates had them - 2-stroke single, 150cc, rigid rear end initially. I thnk later models want to 200cc and a swing-arm rear suspension. BSA made a large number when the UK Post Office Telegram department bought them for their dispatch riders.
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Re: Mahindra buys BSA

Postby Matt Spencer » Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:45 pm

I reckon thats why the Mail Service is so hopeless in Australia . Bring Back the Bantam . Or at least paint the Hondas RED , so that they Go Faster .
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