441 Royal Enfield Super Meteor (1957) 419 BJO

441 Royal Enfield  Super Meteor (1957) 419 BJO

Royal Enfield Super Meteor (1952-62) Engine 692cc air cooled OHV Twin

Owner Bernard Jones, Telford

Registration Number 419 BJO (Oxford)



The Super Meteor built by Royal Enfield for chiefly for the export market to the US between 1952 and 1962, when the Super Meteor was replaced by the 736 cc Royal Enfield Interceptor

By 1953 Royal Enfield had developed a 692 cc, overhead valve twin capable of 100 mph which they launched as the Meteor.In 1954, the Super Meteor was updated and fitted with a new cast alloy headlight nacelle housing the speedometer, ammeter and light switch. During 1955, the dynamo and coil ignition was replaced with a Lucas magdyno

In 1956 a new Super Meteor was launched with a new design frame based on the 500cc Meteor Minor the new model had a strengthened crank and improved clutch. The frame was also strengthened to handle the increased torque, the gearbox was modified compression ratio increased and upgraded with Lucas alternator and Amal Monobloc carburettor.

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