1961 Matchless G-12

The Matchless G-12 was one of the last models to bear the proud Matchless name.

1961 Matchless G-12 Pictures

The 1961 Matchless G-12 looked quite similar to the AJS Model 31. There is a good reason for this: Matchless and AJS were the same company.

1961 Matchless G-12

The headlight case held a speedometer, ammeter, light switch, and ignition switch.

1961 Matchless G-12

The "winged M" was the logo of the Matchless brand. On AJS versons of this bike, called the Model 31, "AJS" replaced the "M."

1961 Matchless G-12

This the G-12's 650-cc vertical twin engine. Later models had a 750-cc vertical twin.

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