Introduced in 1952, the AJS E95 (AJS Porcupine) motorcycle was a much-redesigned version of the E90 horizontal twin, knows as the Porcupine due to the spiky finning on the cylinder head. The original design was drawn pre-war when supercharging was legal, but when racing resumed post war,
The AJS V4 Supercharger 500cc motorcycle was launched in 1935, initially as a roadster. It had chain-driven single overhead cams, front-mounted supercharger. Initially air-cooled, it became liquid-cooled in 1939, adding to its reliability.
The Britten V1000 motorcycle was built in John Brittens backyard using only basic tools and very limited resources, the help of a few committed enthusiasts. The man responsible for designing and building the V1000 moto John Britten was born in Christchurch, in the year 50th. No big surprise then
The Cyclone Racer 1000 996cc 45 degree V-Twin SOHC engine was designed by an engineer named Andrew Strand, who worked for the Jackson Automobile Company in Detroit. The Cyclone engines overhead-cams were driven by a unique vertical shaft with beveled-gear ends, and the cylinder-head had a