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The MT 500 was never sold as a racer, but two machines were built for Stanley Woods and Ted Mellors.

They were made ​​late in 1938 and looked similar to the Mk VIII but had a swingarm rear suspension. The frame was modified slightly to the raise the engine. The bore and stroke of 81 mm and 96 corresponded to that of the 500 cc MSS.

VELOCETTE MT 500 1938 - 1942 2 Photos
VELOCETTE MT 500 (1938 - 1942)VELOCETTE MT 500 (1938 - 1942)
VELOCETTE MT 500 1938 - 1942

VELOCETTE MT 500 500

engine specs
Type
Single, OHC, four-stroke, air-cooled
Displacement
494.7 cm3
Bore X Stroke
3.2x3.8 in OR 81 mm
Compression Ratio
10.9:1
Horsepower
-/- KW(hp)/RPM
Torque
0/- lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
Carburetor
transmission specs
Gearbox
4-Speed, foot operated
Clutch
Wet Multi-plate
Primary Drive
-
Final Drive
Chain
chassis specs
Frame
Single cradle frame
Front Suspension
Webb fork with two friction dampers
Rear Suspension
Swingarm with 2 shock absorbers
Front Brake
Drum
Rear Brake
Drum
dimension specs
Overall Length
-
Overall Width
-
Seat Height
-
Weelbase
-
Ground Clearance
-
Weight
-
Fuel Capacity
-
tyres specs
Front
-
Rear
-
power system specs
Power pack
-
Nominal Capacity
-
Maximum Capacity
-
Charger type
-
Charging time (normal)
-
Charging time (quick)
-
Range
-
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