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Lot 423: Terrot T�nor

Grand Palais Sale, Bonhams (7 February 2013)

Faced with declining sales in the important market sector for machines of up to 125cc (which could be ridden without a licence), Terrot revamped its '125' range for 1956, introducing the types EDL and EDV, both of which featured swinging-arm rear suspension. At the end of 1957 the 125cc range was further revised, with all models using a new twin-downtube cradle frame. There were now three offerings in the 125cc class: the basic Tenace, semi-enclosed Fleuron and sporting T�nor. All used the same four-stroke, overhead-valve engine, though with different power outputs, the most powerful and fastest being the T�nor, which had a top speed of 100km/h (62mph). Sadly, these new models were not enough to save Terrot, which was taken over by Peugeot in 1960. This un-restored example of one of Terrot's last motorcycles is offered with French Carte Grise normale.

Lot Details
Auction Grand Palais Sale
Bonhams, Paris, France
Lot Number423
Outcome NOT SOLD
Hammer Price-
Hammer Price (inc premium)-
Condition rating0
Registration number1472 VH 61
Chassis number501828 ET
Engine numberET125 676306
Engine capacity (cc)1213
Engine - cylinders
Number of doors