This is a SunTour V GT Luxe (1st style) branded up for Vista by simply changing the embossing on the  outer parallelogram plate.


  1. Brand: Vista, manufactured by SunTour

  2. My category: SunTour - the V story

  3. Country: USA, manufactured in Japan

  4. Date of introduction: 1973?

  5. Date of this example: 1974 (two letter date code is QG)

  6. Model no: unknown

  7. Weight: 257g

  8. Maximum cog: 34 teeth (source: SunTour)

  9. Total capacity: 36 teeth (source: SunTour)

  10. Pulley centre to centre: 66mm

  11. Index compatibility: friction

  12. Chain width: 3/32”

  13. Logic: top normal

  14. Pivots: two pivots, front sprung and rear unsprung

  15. Material: aluminium


Vista V GT Luxe