1937 Nimbus Type C

Year: 1937


Make: Nimbus
Model: Type C
Retail New: $1,200
Retail Current:


Frame: Riveted strap steel
Wheelbase: 1,435mm
Seat Height: 711mm (28in)
Front Tire: 3.50in x 19in
Rear Tire: 3.50in x 19in
Front Brakes:
Rear Brakes: 180mm (7in) single-leading-shoe drum
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks, no adjustment
Rear Suspension: None


Engine Type:
Engine Displacement:
Bore x Stroke:
Valve Train:
Valves per Cylinder: 2
Valve Adjustment:
Compression: 4.5:1
Carburation: Single Nimbus
Ignition: Coil and breaker points with distributor
Starting System:
Cooling System: Air


Dry Weight: 185kg (408lb)
Wet Weight:
Load Capacity:
Fuel Capacity: 12.5ltr (3.3gal)
Average MPG: 1937/Nimbus/1937-Nimubs-Type-C
Gallons to Reserve:
Range to Reserve:


Clutch: Single-plate, dry
Number of Gears: 3
Final Drive:


Charging Output:
Power: 18-22hp @ 4,500rpm
Top Speed: 70mph (no sidecar)
RPM at 60:
Standing 1/4:

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