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Brough Superior 1150 with Sidecar

A roadgoing version of one of the fastest motorcycles to race at Brooklands.

Brough Superior were marketed as the Rolls-Royce of motorcycles, combining style and comfort with effortless speed. All of their motorcycles were tested at Brooklands before being delivered to the customer.

Whilst this model was designed as a tourer, capable of making long trips in comfort, Brough were also extremely successful racing machines. Brooklands based racer Eric Fernihough took the world motorcycle land speed record with a Brough in 1937, and Noel Pope set the ultimate Brooklands Outer Circuit motorcycle records at 124mph solo and 106mph with sidecar.

Collection Data

Date Built
1933

Location
ERA Shed

Category
Motorcycles

Technical 
Specifications

  • Engine: 1,096cc v-twin
  • Top Speed: 75mph (with sidecar)
  • Manufacturer: Brough Superior
  • Model:11-50 Alpine
  • Origin: Nottingham