British motorcycle manufacturers - I

Last update April 23, 2001

Imperial 1901-04
Indian 1948-52. US firm. Brockhouse became a major stakeholder in the company in the 1940s, and started making a 250cc sidevalve in the UK, badged as the Indian Brave. It proved commercially unsuccessful and mechanically troubled. Indian then turned to Royal Enfield and started badging them for sale in the USA in 1954.
Invicta 1902-06 and 1913-23
Ivel 1901-05
Ivy 1908-32
Ixion 1901-03 and 1910-23. Name revived by New Hudson, 1930.
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