Facelift for Watsonian’s oldest sidecar

Posted by Dan Sager, on August 26, 2021.

First seen in 1946, Watsonian’s lightweight Prescott sidecar has been given a new body shell for its 75th birthday. Initially made using a batch of surplus RAF Mosquito reserve fuel tanks, subsequent versions were produced in fibreglass, using a mould taken from one of the original spun plywood body shells To give the Prescott a […]

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BMW R 18 concept sidecar outfit

Posted by Dan Sager, on July 30, 2021.

Watsonian have built a concept sidecar for the BMW R 18 Classic cruiser, featuring an all-new body shell and many bike-specific details. Demand for sidecars has remained strong over the past 18 months, particularly from owners of retro and cruiser motorcycles, and Watsonian recognised that the new BMW R 18 Classic would be well suited […]

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Watsonian Showroom reopens on 12th April

Posted by Dan Sager, on April 7, 2021.

Watsonian Sidecars’ factory showroom will reopen on 12th April for sales of new sidecars and Royal Enfield motorcycles. We’re open weekly from Monday to Friday – please call us on 01386 700907 to book an appointment prior to visiting, so we can be sure to welcome you in line with social distancing rules, etc. Demand […]

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Retro Triumph trials outfit

Posted by Dan Sager, on March 29, 2021.

Watsonian have developed a fitting kit to attach their trials-inspired International sidecar to the Triumph Scrambler. Styled to capture the essence Watsonian’s aluminium-bodied trials sidecar of the 1950s, and designed for modern roads, the International has a glass fibre body, with brushed aluminium wrap on the sides, to recreate the metallic appearance of the original. […]

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National Lockdown 2021 – Open behind closed doors

Posted by Dan Sager, on January 4, 2021.

Happy New Year! Sidecar production has restarted, following the Christmas/New Year break, and we are available to discuss your requirements by phone (01386 700907) or email (sidecars@watsonian-squire.com). Due to the National Lockdown announced on 4th January, our showroom is temporarily closed. However, you can email us to arrange a virtual viewing of any sidecars or […]

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Sidecars for all ages

Posted by Dan Sager, on November 30, 2020.

Sidecars can be fitted to almost any motorcycle that has a tubular steel frame, as these two recent examples from Watsonian prove Dating from the 1960s, the Triton cafe racer has been paired with a lightweight Watsonian Prescott. Powered by a Triumph parallel twin motor, sitting in a Norton Featherbed frame, the classic cafe racer […]

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