Sanglas 350

   

Make Model

Sanglas 350

Year

1945 - 47

Engine

Single cylinder, 4-stroke, OHV

Capacity

347.75 cc / 21.22 cu in
Bore x Stroke 69 x 93 mm
Cooling System Air cooled
Lubrication System Pressure oil circulation
Starting Kick

Max Power

10.7 kW / 14.4 hp @ 4800 rpm
Clutch Multi-disc in oil bath

Transmission 

4-Speed
Final Drive Chain
Frame Tubular steel, double cradle

Front Suspension

Telescopic tube and spring

Rear Suspension

Rigid, spring loaded saddle

Front Brakes

Drum

Rear Brakes

Drum

Front Tyre

3.50 - 19

Rear Tyre

3.50 - 19

Sources

360 Car Museum / Wikipedia / Super Hunky

Sanglas was a Spanish producer for motorcycles. They built motorcycles for the Spanish police and for the Irish army.

Sanglas models were a hybrid of English and German models. The chassis was based on the concept of BMW and the engine, type monoblock, 4-stroke single cylinder, OHV type, was inspired by DKW brand. The first motorcycle had a displacement of 347,75 cc. and 14.4 HP power at 4,800 rpm. At the end of 1948 the company already had 100 employees and had manufactured 200 units.

From the Sanglas advertisement: “The Sanglas young people (brothers), taking like reference the motos of the moment, created trustworthy a single cylinder motor of four times of English long race type moto (Machtless, A.J.S) with the German system of cases (Zundapp, D.K.W) and a chassis of most robust of the time mixes between indestructible BMW and or proven BSA or Royal Enfield. The result was moto safer, robust and elegant of the national market.”

Sanglas 350, the first model was manufactured between 1945 and 1947. Aesthetically it was painted black with white lines on the contour. In addition, the spokes and brake drums were painted gray. The ignition coils housings were presented in a silver color. The metal logo was mounted on the right side of the lamp housing. The carburetor was made of brass.
The first motorcycle was equipped with a dual exhaust having a black nozzle, completed with fish tail.