1935

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A line up of 14 models in the most beautiful catalogue of the 1930s in full colour and 3 sidecars. New introductions were the 250cc and 350cc single cylinder high camshaft models. New foot change gearboxes were introduced with an enclosed positive stop mechanism. This was also the last year for the famous sloper models.

BSA 1935 models

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1.49 h.p. O.H.V. X35-0 X35-0 or 1.49 h.p. O.H.V. The tax friendly 150cc OHV model with total loss lubrication and fitted with the ill fated Lucas Maglita ignition/dynamo. black frame, green petrol tank. Both oil and petrol filler caps in the petrol tank.
2.49 h.p. S.V. B35-1 B35-1 or 2.49 h.p. S.V. The basic 249cc SV model with total loss lubrication and Lucas Maglita ignition. black frame, green petrol tank. Both oil and petrol filler caps in the petrol tank.
2.49 h.p. O.H.V. B35-2 B35-2 or 2.49 h.p. O.H.V. The basic 249cc OHV model with total loss lubrication and Lucas Maglita ignition. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels. Both oil and petrol filler caps in the petrol tank.
2.49 h.p.O.H.V. De-Luxe B35-3 B35-3 or 2.49 h.p. O.H.V. De-Luxe. The 249cc high camshaft model with dry sump lubrication. The smaller brother of the R35-4 model with which it shared the same cycle parts but with 100cc less. Beautiful engine with OHC looks, but lacking in power because of the heavy frame. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels.
3.48 h.p. O.H.V. De-Luxe R35-4 R35-4 De-Luxe or 3.49 h.p. O.H.V. De-Luxe. The 348cc OHV high camshaft model. The introduction of the high camshaft models which are stunningly beautiful, were aimed to attract the sporting riders who could not afford a real OHC motorcycle. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels.
3.48 h.p. O.H.V. Blue Star R35-5 R35-5 Blue Star or 3.48 h.p. O.H.V. Blue Star. The sporting 348cc OHV Blue Star type, with all the extra bits like high compression piston, special cams, upswept exhaust pipes, sports plug, foot change and AMAL Pump carburetter. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels, instrument panel in tank, chrome plated rims with black centres. Two upswept exhaust pipes, foot change gearbox, high compression piston, special cams, sports plug and AMAL pump carburetter. Special finish to crankcase and gearbox.
4.99 h.p. S.V. W35-6 W35-6or 4.99 h.p. S.V. The standard 499cc SV slogger for sidecar use. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels, instrument panel in tank.
4.99 h.p. O.H.V. W33-7 W33-7 or 4.99 h.p. O.H.V. The 499cc OHV twin port single. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels, instrument panel in tank. Special finish to crankcase and gearbox.
4.99 h.p. O.H.V. Blue Star W33-8 W33-8 Blue Star or 4.99 h.p. O.H.V. Blue Star. The sporting 499cc OHV Blue Star type, with all the extra bits like high compression piston, special cams, upswept exhaust pipes, sports plug, foot change and AMAL Pump carburetter. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels, instrument panel in tank, chrome plated rims with black centres. Two upswept exhaust pipes, foot change gearbox, high compression piston, special cams, sports plug and AMAL pump carburetter. Special finish to crankcase and gearbox.
4.99 h.p. O.H.V. Special W35-9 W35-9 Special or 4.99 h.p. O.H.V. Special. The 499cc OHV "racing" model, race equipped without lighting but with special racing piston, special valves and springs, special cams, rockers and rocker box, super sports 14mm spark plug, Binks racing twist grip and AMAL T.T. carburetter but with a lighting set. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank, chrome plated rims with black centres. Two low level exhaust pipes, foot change gearbox, high compression piston, special cams, rockers and rocker box, extra strong special valves and Springs, racing cams, 14mm super sports plug, Binks racing twist grip and AMAL T.T. carburetter.
5.95 h.p. S.V. M35-10 M35-10 or 5.95 h.p. S.V. The swan song for the 595cc SV Sloper. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels, instrument panel in tank.
5.95 h.p. O.H.V. M35-11 M35-11 or 5.95 h.p. O.H.V. The swan song for the 595cc OHV Sloper. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels, instrument panel in tank. Special finish to gearbox and crankcase.
4.98 h.p. O.H.V. Vee-Twin J35-12 J35-12 Vee-Twin or 4.98 h.p. Vee-Twin. In 1935 the inlet valves were enclosed. This model was the basis for the high camshaft models which were basicly half a V-twin. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels, instrument panel in tank. Special finish to gearbox and crankcase.
9.86 h.p. Vee-Twin G35-14 G35-14 Vee-Twin or 9.86 h.p. Vee-twin. The 986cc sidevalve V-twin still with total loss lubrication and oil compartment in the petrol tank. black frame, chrome plated petrol tank with green panels, instrument panel in tank. Quickly detachable and interchangeable wheels, heavier tyres, valanced fromt mudguard and three(!) speed gearbox. Four speed gearbox extra.

 

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