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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #45 on: 07.06. 2017 07:00 »
A new Gold Star would bear as much resemblance to an original as a New Triumph Bonneville does to an original Bonnie. Our cherished Goldies wouldn't meet current and future noise and emissions regulations so we can forget any reintroduction. Take note that Jaguar/Land Rover have made a small run of replica D types (about £1m each) which you can't use on the road. The poor (well, not poor actually) souls who signed up and paid up front for them are not chuffed.
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #46 on: 07.06. 2017 13:39 »
Mmmmm...apart from the modern gizmos, anti-locks, indicators, emissions, state of the art electronics...Does one think they will add a bit of authenticity by using imperial fasteners?

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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #47 on: 07.06. 2017 22:17 »

 
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..Does one think they will add a bit of authenticity by using imperial fasteners?


 That'd make it almost foolproof     *eek*
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #48 on: 07.06. 2017 23:42 »
Given the B50ss was also called the Goldstar, which in the day offended many and wasnt designed to be a modern replica, my 10 cents worth is we will see a modern single called a goldie
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #49 on: 07.06. 2017 23:44 »
And if it is designed in Italy and built in France we can expect plenty of character  ;)
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #50 on: 08.06. 2017 00:40 »
if its 500-750cc then its gotta be a twin. no one in the modern world would want a 500+cc single would they? so pimp up a RGS? tho unit obviously. whatever it will be just stick the goldstar badge on it coz who cares about the 1950s except people like us.  and BTW i hope it has discs (lots of them), upside down forks, single rear shock, ABS and is batshitcrazy fast. if I was to buy a new bsa it would have to out-everything a new triumphs and hopefully the new nortons too, else what's the point?  I'll use my a10 for the sedate weekend rides so don't need a modern replica or a deliberately out of date enfield clone for that.
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #51 on: 08.06. 2017 01:52 »
Maybe we'll see a 500 single and a 750 twin.

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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #52 on: 08.06. 2017 03:51 »

 Maybe they've also been following danmas thread and taking notes *smile*
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #53 on: 08.06. 2017 04:31 »
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Maybe they've also been following danmas thread and taking notes
a BSA 1065? I might just buy one of those *smile*
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #54 on: 04.09. 2017 04:26 »
https://www.topspeed.in/motorcycles/news/renderings-of-bsa-and-jawa-have-landed-ar157865/pictures.html#524857

if anything more than artists impressions then these certainly shout b50 / b44 themed and the 355 badges suggests a small 4 stroke, so a new B40 ! 

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2016/12/oberdan-bezzi-imagines-a-new-bsa-produced-by-mahindra/
yes just artists impressions  ;)
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #55 on: 04.09. 2017 09:17 »
I'll have the purple scrambler please.
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #56 on: 04.09. 2017 09:24 »
a ducati desert sled where one cylinder fell off?
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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #57 on: 18.10. 2017 09:56 »
Smuggled film from secret Mahindra engine testing centre.

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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #58 on: 18.10. 2017 19:07 »
 *clap* *clap* *clap* *clap*

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Re: Mahindra acquires BSA
« Reply #59 on: 20.10. 2017 09:44 »
Wow, I found a photo of Mahindras new BSA prototype!