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The MAC was born in 1933, the first version having an engine with a displacement of 350cc and a top speed of 75mph.

The MAC had a weight of 280lb and a 4-speed gearbox. In 1940, Velocette released the military versions of the MAC along with other models, MDD and MAF, made for the war effort. In 1948, MAC had 14HP and a weight of 320lbs. The bike suffered changes over the years, in 1953 it got adjustable rear suspension, a swinging arm and a suitably sprung frame, the wheelbase grew to nearly 54 in in and the seat height rose to 30 in. MAC's production ceased in 1960.

VELOCETTE MAC 1933 - 1959 4 Photos
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VELOCETTE MAC 1933 - 1959

VELOCETTE MAC 349

engine specs
Type
Single cylinder, OHV, 4-stroke, air-cooled
Displacement
349 cm3
Bore X Stroke
2.7x3.8 in OR 69 mm
Compression Ratio
6.75:1
Horsepower
15/6300 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque
0/- lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
Carburetor
transmission specs
Gearbox
4-Speed
Clutch
Three-plate
Primary Drive
-
Final Drive
Chain
chassis specs
Frame
Single top and front down tubes and twin tube cradle
Front Suspension
Pre war: Webb girder style - Post war: Air-sprung Dowty Oleomatic forks
Rear Suspension
Hydraulic shocks
Front Brake
Drum
Rear Brake
Drum
dimension specs
Overall Length
-
Overall Width
-
Seat Height
27.6 in OR 701 mm
Weelbase
50.2 in OR 1275 mm
Ground Clearance
-
Weight
375 lbs OR 170 kg
Fuel Capacity
3 gallons OR 11.4 L
tyres specs
Front
3.25 x 19"
Rear
3.25 x 19"
power system specs
Power pack
-
Nominal Capacity
-
Maximum Capacity
-
Charger type
-
Charging time (normal)
-
Charging time (quick)
-
Range
-
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