Post Sale Update: This Matador sold for $4,250 after 28 bids on eBay in Truckee, California.
The Mk 2 Matador (also known as the Model 16) was an evolution of the ’64 Matador, a bike designed to do anything between daily commuting and competing in the ISDT. The Mk 2 got a displacement bump up to 250cc.
This example (VIN: B402768) has approximately 2,900 miles and the seller restored it with new tires/tubes, levers, Betor shocks, tail light lens, spark plug, fuel line, fuel filter, and several rubber parts: shifter, kickstart, intake, and grips. It’s also been repainted and the seller says that he rewired most of the electrical components. He includes a photo showing compression at 105 PSI.
Find this Matador for sale in Truckee, California with bidding up to $1,991 and the reserve not yet met here on eBay.