Post Listing Update: This Pembleton replica did not meet reserve with 22 bids up to $8,100.
Pembleton Motor Company is based out of the UK, and they build replicas of “the classic 1920s cycle car.” In their words, “the Pembleton can meet the demands of todays motorists while providing all the exhilaration of a vintage sports car.” They offer both complete builds and kit cars that accept Citroen, Moto Guzzi, or BMW motors. The seller says this is just one of 3 examples in the US, and it’s powered by a 750cc Moto Guzzi engine.
Depending on the choice of motor, the Pembleton can way as little as 660 pounds. Fans of Colin Chapman know this means that it doesn’t need exceptional power to be fun. Thanks to that light weight, the range of motors yield power to weight ratios of 90-300 horsepower per ton. Pembleton makes both 3 and 4 wheel vehicles, but the 4 wheelers don’t qualify for consideration on Bike-urious, right?
This example (VIN: FLA65677) was originally powered by a Citroen 2CV motor, though it now has a modern Moto Guzzi Breva motor (good for 47 horsepower). The 2CV transmission was retained. The complete package weighs 910 pounds. Upgrades from the stock bike include a detachable steering wheel, brass headlights, stainless steel headers, rear disc brake, and custom 19″ front wheels. Since the kit was put together (by the seller) in Florida, it has about 3,000 miles.
Find this Pembleton for sale in Daytona Beach, Florida with bidding up to $5,323 and the reserve not yet met or a BIN of $16,000
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