1956 Taurus 200 Super Sport – With Phil Aynsley
Yet another little known Italian marque is Taurus.
Taurus took over the MG company in 1932 and a year later their motorcycles appeared under the Taurus name. Single cylinder four-strokes from 175 to 500cc were sold.
A racing 175cc DOHC single in 1938 was produced, but only built in small numbers. Production of mopeds and 175cc OHC singles, as well as 160 and 250cc two-stroke road bikes started after WW II.
This 1956 200 Super Sport is the only one constructed and was built to compete in the Milano-Taranto and Giro D’Italia long distance road races. No other information is known!