The sidecar is mounted high and with very little axle lead. This set-up was used in the golden days of the sidecar.
Back then bikes were relatively slow, so light weight and low speed steering was more important then high speed straight line stability.
Modern sidecars are mounted lower and much further forward, but producers F2 wanted to recreate the feel as well as the look of yesteryear’s sidecar outfits. On the road price for the complete outfit ready to go is £6195
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