Updated LAMs approved Mercury 250 Mk 2 arrives for $5k

Mercury 250 Mk 2 on-sale now

The Sol Invictus Motorcycle Company has just released its updated and still-LAMs-approved Mercury 250 Mk 2.

The updated cafe racer from Sydney custom motorcycle builder, Sol Invictus Motorcycle Company boasts a new engine with electronic fuel injection, and ABS. It’s priced at just $5k plus on-road costs.

Featuring a two-year warranty, each bike is hand-finished at the brand’s workshop in Sydney and is available to be customised. The Mercury Mk2 weighs 125kg and offers an adjustable seat height of 800mm, with, for the first time, ABS braking from Bosch with four-piston caliper on the front and two-piston jobbie at the rear.

Mercury 250 Mk 2 on-sale now

The new engine is a single-cylinder four-stroke 250 making 14.1kW at 7500rpm and 21Nm at 6000rpm and this is mated to a five-speed transmission. The whole bike is just 2000mm long with a wheelbase of 1345mm, the fuel tank is 15L.

Mercury 250 Mk 2 on-sale now

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Isaac Bober has been writing about cars and 4x4s for more than 20 years, has worked on some of the country's biggest motoring magazines (remember what they were?), and launched Practical Motoring. Now he's back, back again... to share dad jokes and much more.

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