Sarolea 1936 600 cc OHV “ 36 S -6” frame# 361535 engine# S 6 360589
From 1930 on the Saroléa type numbering system changed in that the type number started with the model year, So the 36 S was model S of 1936. That was the 500 cc OHV, the extension -6 refers to the 600 model.
Saroléa introduced the sloping engine for the 1931 model range.
Many factories designed machines with forward leaning engines for several reasons: from a technical point of view the machines could be built lower, so the road holding improved.
The accessibility of the cylinder head also got better in many cases.
But the esthetical approach was also important: many machines looked so much better with an inclined engine.
The sturdy and sporty 589cc engine has bore x stroke of 88×97 mm.
The machine weighs 145 kgs and has a top speed of about 120 km/h. T
he oil is carried in an extension of the crankcase. T
his well restored machine is equipped with Lucas electric lighting system and foot gear change.