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Brough Superior SS100


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Each of these bikes was custom built and designed by George Brough in Nottingham, England.


The SS100 was the fastest motorcycle of its time and ripped along powered by a 1,000 cc twin-cam KTOR JAP V twin.


In 1927 the SS100 achieved a record speed of 130 mph, and In 1928, Brough broke that record by .6 mph.


It was truly, as advertised, the “Rolls Royce of Motorcycles.”


Lawrence of Arabia owned one of the first SS100 motorcycles and on it, crashed and bought the farm in 1935.


That very machine is now on display at the Imperial War Museum in London.