Are any motorcycles made in Britain?
Britain, the United Kingdom, England. Whatever you call it, the small island nation has produced some of the most legendary brands and famous motorcycles in history. Royal Enfield, Triumph, Brough Superior… the names are famous for a reason. No other nation has influenced the motorcycle world nearly as much.
How many British motorcycle manufacturers were there?
The numbers grew steadily until about 300 companies had their own marques between the wars (about 700 British marques were registered in the first century of motorcycling).
Are Triumph motorcycles made in England?
Triumph has six-world class factories around the world. Two of these factories are based in Hinckley in the UK, just a stone’s throw from the Mallory Park race track. There are also three factories in Chonburi, Thailand, and one in Manaus, Brazil.
Are there any French motorcycles?
Peugeot built their first motorcycle, powered by a De Dion-Bouton engine mounted at its rear wheel. This model was shown at the 1898 Paris Exhibition but was not produced. Peugeot was the leading French motorcycle manufacturer until the 1950s and as of 2012 Peugeot is the sole remaining French motorcycle maker.
Where are Suzuki motorcycles made?
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc (SMAI) announced the creation of a new manufacturing plant in Hamamatsu, Japan, home to its parent company, Suzuki Motor Corp.