1927 Triumph Flat Tanker


1927 Triumph Model N Flat Tanker 500cc SV. In excellent condition having been fully restored. Runs and rides great. Comes with a current log book and some Old Mot's. A very handsome model and a great investment.

In the twenties Triumph had to fight hard for their market share. Their answer to the competitors was a basic 500cc bike: it was very was cheap – £42.17s.6d -the type SD, also a 500 cc side valve single, was £83.00. By using new mass production methods labour costs were cut. There were some teething troubles with engine and clutch quality in the early series; when these problems were solved the design turned out to be very practical. More than 20,000 Model Ps were sold. Peter Cornelius is the author of several “Triumph – The Facts” booklets covering most of the Triumph models manufactured between 1915 and 1934. A quote from his booklet on the model “N”: “The 1927 Model N was a logical progression from the very successful 494 cc 1925/26 Model P. Basically the same engine was used with the addition of an internal ‘semi-automatic’ oil pump along with the later evolvement of the model P gearbox. These were placed into an updated frame with Webb single spring forks and a brake shoe rear hub replaced the long-used dummy belt- rim brake. The single internal band front brake remained but beaded edge tyres disappeared for ever and wired-on rims and tyres were fitted.(…)”

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  • Engine Size:500cc
  • Odometer:0 miles
  • Registration:SV 6389


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