zaterdag 12 oktober 2013

BSA ROCKET LIGHTNING CAFERACER 1965

BSA ROCKET LIGHTNING 1965










The BSA Lightning Rocket was a Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) motorcycle made in Birmingham. A highly tuned version of the BSA A65R Rocket this was BSA’s bid to capture the potentially lucrative USA export market in the mid-1960s. Twin Amal 389/206 carburettors and high compression pistons combined with an optional close ratio gear box to give lively acceleration.

Boyer Brandsen Micro MK3 Electronic Ignition
Girling rear shocks
Aluminium Rims
RVS Spokes
2 x Amal Monobloc's
Swept back exhaust pipes
Megaton Megaphone silencers
3 Phase Sparx Alternator 180 watt
External oilfilter


The BSA Rocket Lightning was used in the James Bond Movie THUNDERBALL








From the movie "Thunderball"

zaterdag 5 oktober 2013