The long-running Watsonian Palma range

The editor’s Palma sidecar dates back to 1962, and was in good fettle when this photo was taken just over two years ago.

I mentioned last time that our editor, Pete, had offered his BMW R100RT and Watsonian Palma to Kate and I on long-term test.

The Palma range of sidecars is probably one of the longest-running models ever built, and in its various forms it is still a mainstay of the Watsonian Sidecar Company’s catalogue.

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The same steel loop chassis serves all models, from the single-seat Monza and Monaco to the child/adult Palma, and there is now a big wheel option too.

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