3rd Jul, 2024 12:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

  Lot 264

1962 Dresda Triton 750
Built by Dave Degens Dresda Autos in 2000

Sold for £5,980

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: YSY 194
Frame No:
18 103892

  • Built by Triton specialist Dave Degans/Dresda Autos
  • 1962 Slimline Featherbed with a tuned 1953 6T engine
  • Supplied with spec sheets, invoices and a current V5C

This classic 1960s-style café racer was built by Dresda Autos from 2000 to 2001 with receipts for over £8,500, not including the donor rolling chassis and engine. The frame is a stove-enamelled 1962 slimline Featherbed with a modified headstock, Dresda box-section swinging arm and Dresda yokes with Triumph forks. Braking is provided by a Grimeca rear hub with a large twin leading-shoe front brake mounted in alloy rims. The bodywork is completed with fibreglass fuel and oil tanks and the bike comes with a top-half fairing not yet fitted. The 6T engine has been heavily modified to race specification, including a Morgo 750 top end, gas-flowed head with bigger valves, balanced crank and a Morgo high-pressure oil pump. The gearbox has a Dresda modification to the main shaft and an alloy clutch basket driving a Tony Hayward belt-drive conversion. Carbs are 32mm Amal 900 Concentrics. All the brackets, engine plates, etc. are Dresda items. Presented in excellent condition, this is a rare opportunity to acquire a genuine Dresda Triton that could cost upwards of £20,000 to put together today. It has been part of an enthusiast's private collection of 1950s and ’60s classic bikes for the last few years, all stored in a heated garage. Having stood for a while, it may need some recommissioning and comes supplied with various receipts, specification sheet, some old MOTs and a current V5C.

For more information, please contact:
Ian Cunningham


Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 3rd Jul, 2024

An auction of classic motorcycles & vintage scooters taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands.

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