Victories include: In 2013 Brough Superior said it would return to Grand Prix motorcycle racing with a prototype machine for Moto2, the Carbon2, a motorcycle made by California builders Taylormade and rebranded as a Brough Superior. 1927, 11 September: R. E. Thomas, 50 Miles Race for Unlimited Solo Machines. Press reaction to the new SS100 has been generally positive. Brough Superior SS100 Bert Le Vack tank badge 1 of 4 Revived historic British bike marque Brough Superior have come up with this new, even more special, ultra-limited edition version of … One of the most revered and collectible names in motorcycling, Brough Superior, was originally established by George Brough in Nottingham in 1921 to build machines of … Brough Superior 1928 Annual Sales Catalogue. 1937: "B.S Alpine Grand Sports Sidecar", available with Cruiser or Sports body, this is also known as the Brough Superior Petrol tube sidecar. ", 1934: "Brough Superior Cruiser Sidecar", "Brough Superior Occasional 2-seater Sidecar. Brough Superior ( / ˈ b r ʌ f / BRUF-' ) motorcycles, sidecars, and motor cars were made by George Brough in his Brough Superior works on Haydn Road in Nottingham, England, from 1919 to 1940. The AMB 001 boasts a turbo-charged output of 180 hp (134 kW) at just 180 kilos dry weight. Each motorcycle was assembled twice. 1921: "Sporting Sidecar" manufactured by Montgomery Sidecars to Brough Superior Specifications. factory at Tottenham. In 1940, World War II brought an end to production as the factory was engaged on war work, completing crankshafts for Rolls Royce Merlin engines.. After hostilities had ceased there were no suitable engines available so the company was wound up. Unrestored examples are still roadworthy over 80 years later. The final car, the XII made in 1938, used a Lincoln-Zephyr V12 engine of 4,387 cc and Brough's own design of chassis with Girling brakes and Ford axles. Approximately 308 were manufactured from 1933 to 1940. Since the average annual salary in Britain during the 1930s was £200, only the wealthy could afford them. No mention of sidecars were in the 1927 catalog. Early to mid manufacture included the Overhead 500, 680 S.V. Jun 26, 2019 - Explore justin vague's board "Brough superior" on Pinterest. A large car with an overall length of 219 inches (5,600 mm) and width of 71 inches (1,800 mm), it still survives. These were primarily designed for sidecar and police use. The new Boxer-designed Brough Superior SS100 first appeared at the EICMA show in Milan in 2013; serial production began in 2016. To this list may be added thirteen motorcycles without a date on their build card. The Brough Superior Austin Four was a limited-production motorcycle designed and manufactured by Brough Superior of Nottingham, UK in 1932. 1939 BROUGH SUPERIOR SS80 WITH ALPINE GRAND SPORTS SIDECAR Not UK registered Frame No. Originally marketed as the 'Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles,' each unit shipped with a guarantee that it was capable of 100 mph. The model name refers to the horsepower rating of the engine, 11 RAC (Royal Automobile Club), 50, Pendine. Brough Superior Accessories; Brough Superior Books and Calenders; Brough Superior Clothing; Brough Superior Exh; Brough Superior Luggage; Brough Superior Tools; Brough Superior Transfers and Stickers; Brough Superior; Brough Superior.Norton. Brough Superior 1000cc ‘Works Scrapper’ 1927, ERA Shed, On long term display This motorcycle was built by Freddie Dixon and the Brough Superior Works to be used in an attempt to take the ‘World’s Fastest’ title. This turbo configuration brings an incredible engine response with huge torque in a wide range of engine rpm. He named… Most were custom built to order and many variations were made: Brough Superior produced many other experimental, show, and racing models. If any motorcycle did not meet specification, it was returned to the works for rework until it performed properly. Launched in 1933, the 1,096cc 11-50 was the largest Brough Superior to enter series production. With 30 years of trading experience our car stock normally comprises of both pre and post War vintage / classic cars and our classic motorcycle stock is primarily of British, American, German and Italian manufacture, we also cater for classic / historic competition cars and motorcycles. [3] In 2004, around 1,000 Brough Superior motorcycles still existed, maintained by enthusiasts.[4]. When "Barry" used it an "8-50" model J.A.P. The sidecar frame looped over the top of the sidecar body and had a filler cap at the topmost position. 1928: R. E. Thomas, one mile (1.6 km) sprint. ", 1935: "Brough Superior Cruiser Sidecar", "Brough Superior Touring Sidecar. Limited to 100 editions. And another "Cruiser" sidecar shown with one of the V-twin models. Riders of Brough Superiors have won many races—sprints (drag racing), hillclimbs, and top speed. See more ideas about Brough, Classic motorcycles, Vintage motorcycles. The sidecar has an original Dunlop sidecar tire, which was difficult to obtain. VMCC Your online shop for vintage and classic motorcycle parts and accessories. The motorcycles were dubbed the "Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles" by H. D. Teague of The Motor Cycle newspaper. At this time it consisted of a frame numbered D1545 and a side valve JAP KT motor, wheels and various parts. Steve Ratcliffe Photo Gallery 2019 Photo Gallery 2018 When asked, he told Boddy that his bike was a Brough Superior and asked what was, "...the nice car in which you are giving me a lift." The general condition and integrity of the chassis appears good as it has been dry stored for many years, the sale is only the chassis, leaf springs, mudguard and … The rare and beautiful Brough Superior SS100 is one of the most famous motorcycles ever made. When it comes to motorcycle styling, the rule is generally to be quite conservative and to stick with an ‘as it was… Junior, and 750 Side Valve, but these were not popular and were dropped from production. 1926: "Brough Superior Super Sports Sidecar", and made mention of other sidecars available. Approximately 3048 motorcycles (19 models) were made in the 21 years of production; around a third of that production still exists. It was written by George himself, as were all subsequent adverts, was right to the point and sprinkled with the motorcycle slang of the day, an idiom which was never updated and in consequence developed a Wodehouseian ring to it.A bike was a "bus", the throttle a "tap". The chassis was 4 inches (100 mm) shorter than the 4 litre at 116 inches. All models. To all intents and purposes production of bikes never resumed after WWII. Approximately 80 were made between 1936 and 1939. The sidecar frame holds fuel and is pressurized with an air pump allowing transfer of the fuel from the sidecar to the main petrol tank of the motorcycle without stopping. 1927, 11 September: R. E. Thomas, 2½ Miles Sprint for Unlimited Capacity Solo Machines. Convinced he could improve on his father's designs, all Brough Superior motorcycles were high performance and superior quality. Send for lists. This 1000cc motorcycle was the prized possession of T E Lawrence, better known as 'Lawrence of Arabia', and the machine on which he was killed in May of 1935. Every motorcycle was test ridden to ensure that it performed to specification, and was personally certified by George Brough. A well known racer, Barry Baragwanath, installed a supercharger on one, and it is now known as "Barry's Big Blown Brough". Godin Sporting Cars & Motorcycles is only one of a handful of dealers in Europe that specialises in both classic cars and motorcycles. The fit and finish was comparable to a Rolls-Royce car, and they were the most expensive road-going motorcycles in the world. The bike comes with a letter of compliment by Mr. Mike Leatherdale, Brough Superior Machine Registrar. 1927: "Brough Superior Touring Sports" was mentioned in the 1928 catalog mentions the popularity of it in 1927. The Brough Club (UK) records it being as being part of 1937 SS80 combination and has the vin no.129 clearly stamped on the body mounting bracket. The fit and finish of these sidecars were of the highest standard, as were the motorcycles. Saloon bodies were available but most were open cars. The minimal bodywork is constructed of hand-hammered aluminum, including the fuel tank, seat cowl, fenders, and side covers. Journalist Bill Boddy[11] tested an early model Brough Superior Saloon in 1936 for Motor Sport magazine. In 2017, Brough Superior presented a new model at the EICMA fair in Milan: the "Pendine Sand Racer". Maybe next time we can scheme a way to get into the sidecar. In 21 years of production they made around 3048 motorcycles across 19 … Performance was remarkable for the time with a top speed of 90 mph (140 km/h) and a 0-60 mph (97 km/h) time of under 10 seconds. 19 were made and nine are known to have survived. £7.48 Add to cart; Brough Superior 1931 Descriptive Leaflet well Illustrated. The 11.50, powered by J.A.P 1096 cc sidevalve 60° V-twin engines. Brough Superior motorcycles have always been rare and expensive. Most were custom-built to the customer's needs, and rarely were any two of the same configuration. This page was last edited on 25 January 2021, at 06:08. DESCRIPTION. This was introduced in 1927 and had a guaranteed top speed of 110 mph (180 km/h). Early models include the Brough Superior Mark I Sidevalve, Mark I Overhead, Mark II Standard and Mark II Sports. £7.48 Add to cart; Brough Superior 1930 Annual Sales Catalogue. Noel Pope bought the motorcycle and in 1939 set two lap records with it at Brooklands; 107 mph (172 km/h) with sidecar, and 124 mph (200 km/h) in solo configuration, which exceeded the previous record set in 1935 by, 1922, George Brough, First Sidevalve Motorcycle to lap. George Brough made approximately 85 cars named Brough Superior. The Brough Superior make and name was purchased by a Jersey-registered corporation, operated by Mark Upham. 1931: "Brough Superior Cruiser Sidecar", available in spring frame or rigid frame configuration. Many of the earlier sidecars were built to Brough Superior specification, while later sidecar frames were manufactured in the Brough Superior factory. He financed and operated the development of a new SS100 in respect to the original ethos of the Brough Superior marque - innovation, excellent design, and superior construction and materials. your own Pins on Pinterest Many records are incomplete for the first few years of production and for some of the low production models. This is a genuine Brough Superior ‘Petrol Tube’ side car chassis for restoration. 1938 Brough Superior SS80 w/ Sidecar. There were 77 entrants in the trial and 75 starters, of which 67 finished the course. 1929: "Brough Superior Spring Frame Cruiser" Sidecar is introduced with reference to many other sidecars available. £2.88 Add to cart; Brough Superior 1934 Annual Sales Leaflet. Hudson Canada stopped supplying the eight-cylinder engine and chassis kits in 1936, and subsequent cars had a 107 bhp (80 kW), 3,455 cc straight-six, still with side valves and called the 3.5 litre. vertically stacked twin crankshaft opposed, List of car manufacturers of the United Kingdom, http://thevintagent.blogspot.mx/2015/12/the-last-great-brough-hoard.html, "Brough Superior Debuts Familiar Moto2 Race Bike", http://www.brough-superior.com/ws/frontend/seite/SeiteCms.php?coId=124&coType=navigation1, http://www.motorcyclenews.com/bike-reviews/brough-superior/ss100/2016/, http://www.cycleworld.com/2017-brough-superior-ss100-road-test-motorcycle-review, http://www.cycleworld.com/2017-brough-superior-ss100-road-test-motorcycle-review#page-2, Photo Gallery by the BBC of Brough Superior Automobiles, 3-D image of a Brough Superior Automobile, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Brough_Superior&oldid=1002605472, Defunct motor vehicle manufacturers of the United Kingdom, Motorcycle manufacturers of the United Kingdom, Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from July 2014, Articles to be expanded from December 2016, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The first car was the 4 litre made from May 1935 to 1936 using a 114 bhp (85 kW), 4,168 cc side valve, straight-eight engine. Cruiser or sports body available. 1931: J.H. The dry weight of the SS100 is just under 400 lbs, making it among the lightest 'litre bikes' ever produced for street use.[16]. monster built at the end of 1930 for E. C. E. Baragwanath who then won innumerable events with it in sidecar trim. The general condition and integrity of the chassis appears good as it has been dry stored for many years, the sale is only the chassis, leaf springs, mudguard and mudguard bracket and wheel only – no bodywork.Â, Please complete all the field below and we will try to give you as much information as possible. 1938: "B.S. Upon running out of petrol, he could not find the switch to activate the reserve. There was also an option to specify the sprung, Bentley and Draper frame as seen on Brough’s sportsters although the vast majority of 11-50s were sold as rigid machines, which was considered more suitable for a heavy tourer which might well pull a sidecar. 1948 Brough Superior SS100 Replica For Sale. Brough Superior also manufactured sidecars. George Brough produced his first Brough Superior in 1919. The current owner and long time member of the UK Brough Club purchased this bike as a kit of parts in 2013 from another Brough Club member and collector. Approximately 547 were manufactured from 1926 to 1936. Moving forward to 2008, vintage motorcycle enthusiast Mark Upham acquired the rights to the Brough Superior name. In 2019, to commemorate Brough Superior's centenary, the company launched the "Anniversary" model. It is originally a form of the word "borough". Reminiscing the times when Brough Superior competed on the sand beaches of Wales, the "Pendine Sand Racer" is a variation of the S.S.100 with a flat track style and higher exhausts and handlebar. Fuel was pressurized by a hand pump that transferred fuel from the sidecar to the petrol tank on the motorcycle. [8], Brough Superior also manufactured sidecars. These had coach-built bodies, the fit and finish of these again being of the highest standard. 1927, 11 June: R. E. Thomas, 2½ Miles Sprint for Unlimited Capacity Solo Machines. £4.75 Add to cart For those of us not lucky enough to have one of our own, this ride along with Jay will have to suffice. 1931: J.H. The first assembly was to fit all the components. The following four models represent the bulk of manufacture. Alpine Grand Sports Sidecar". They were dubbed the "Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles" by H. D. Teague of The Motor Cycle newspaper. ", 1936: "Brough Superior Touring Sidecar", "Brough Superior Cruiser Sidecar.". The sidecars had coach-built bodies, and some carried a spare tyre, while others offered two seats for occasional use. There is a Brough Superior tool kit (original tools, newly produced tool roll) and a Lucas lightbulb holder. Carr, 50 Miles Any Power Solo. Presented in the traditional Aston Martin Racing colours of Stirling Green and Lime Essence with Matte Black wheels, fork and brake assemblies, the AMB 001 features a sublime combination of paint and bare carbon fibre that accentuates the lines of this collectors' item. The front brakes are from Beringer, with four rotors, sourced from the aircraft industry. It is famed for the superior quality of the products, as all motorcycles are totally hand made and it was called “Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles”. One can dream… The SS100 model was ridden at 100 mph (160 km/h) or more before delivery. All models. The Brough Superior motorcycles company stopped production in 1940. Latest Articles. As is well-known, the name Brough Superior was coined by George Brough as a riposte to the machines which his father had made pre-WW1, then merely the 'Brough'. The Brough Club (UK) records it being as being part of 1937 SS80 combination and has the vin no.129 clearly stamped on the body mounting bracket. 1939: "B.S. Powered by a sidevalve v-twin (of unusual 60-degree configuration) supplied exclusively to the Nottingham factory by J A Prestwich, the 11-50 fitted into the Brough price range between the SS80 touring and SS100 super-sports models. Only one was made with a saloon body built by Charlesworth. 1922: "Sidecar" registered to the design of the manufacturer. Brough Superiors are magnificent machines, which explains why they command a premium in the motorcycle market. The Brough Motorcycle marque will be forever associated with T.E. The track-only AMB 001 represents the union of iconic Aston Martin design and state-of-the-art Brough Superior engineering to create a piece of automotive art for the motorbike connoisseur. Three months later a prototype of a new SS100 was shown in Milan. These sidecars all offered good protection from the elements. This is a genuine Brough Superior ‘Petrol Tube’ side car chassis for restoration. Both brands gathered to present the AMB 001 (for Aston Martin Brough). The first Brough Superior advertisement appeared in November, 1920. The bike was a heavily modified SS100 1000cc machine and was used extensively by … Then the motorcycle was disassembled and all the parts painted or plated as needed. The model is a success for Brough Superior's enthusiasts. [12][13][14] Thierry Henriette, CEO of the French design company Boxer Design is now the owner of the Brough Superior Factory. 1928: "Brough Superior Touring Sports", "Brough Superior Cruiser" are listed. "Superior" was a claim by George Brough of his bike's superiority over all other motorcycles, including the original Brough Motorcycles manufactured by his father, William E. Brough. 1927, 11 September: R. E. Thomas, 10 Miles Unlimited Race for Solo Machines. 4. M8/2150 Engine No. engine was employed, with one exhaust port facing forwards and one back, at that time the latest product of the J.A.P. Later sidecars were unique in that the frame also held fuel. This was the seventh Brough that Lawrence had owned. The machine is unique in its design, being powered by a modified Austin 7 automobile … Two different bodies could be ordered for the petrol tube sidecar; cruiser or sports. The SS80 model was ridden at 80 mph (130 km/h) or more before delivery. All models. Alpine Grand Sports Sidecar". Reference is also made to many other sidecars available. Discover (and save!) After begging petrol from a passing lorry Boddy then encountered a motorcyclist who had crashed, and offered to help. These include: George Brough was known for his dedication to his vehicles and customers. With no overall, individual winner (that didn’t come until 1932) there were 32 silver cups, 21 gold medals, 11 silver medals and three bronze medals awarded. 1924: "Brough Superior Sidecar", "Brough Superior Swallow Coupe", "Brough Superior Sporting", "Brough Superior Sporting Tourist". 1930 Brough Superior SS100 with factory-attached sidecar | H&H Classics photos One of only 21 Brough Superior SS100 motorcycles made in 1930, and believed to be the only one that left the factory with a sidecar, will be offered for sale at H&H Classics auction April 19 in Duxford, England. Boddy presumed this was incredulity that a famed motorcycle maker could also manufacture cars, and supposed that the motorcyclist presumed he was concussed. Cruiser or sports body available. Brough Superior cars were indeed very superior, reminiscent of a Mercedes-Benz or Horch of the period. Reprinted by Brough from the Motor Cycle. The frame looped over the top of the sidecar body and had a filler cap at the topmost position. He acquired a very famous Brough Superior, a "blown" 1,000 c.c. The "Cruiser" is offered in spring frame or rigid frame configuration. A Centric supercharged version was also listed with a claimed output of 140 bhp (100 kW). Only 150 Sidecar made in the total Brough Superior's production. The engine produces 120 hp in standard tune, and the chassis uses the engine as a stressed member, with a Fior-based front fork with Ohlins shock absorber, with Ohlins monoshock rear suspension. Finally, the finished parts were assembled a second time. Very hard to find a bike in such condition all over Europe. 1930: "Brough Superior Spring Frame Cruiser" Sidecar, and "Brough Superior Rigid Frame Cruiser" Sidecar. Below: A Coys’ umbrella inspects another wonderful example of the Superior car Fortunately, nothing did come along (in six miles, must have been the bad weather) but I got to the end of the lane and found no sign of the house and nary a Brough Superior. 1923: "Brough Superior Sidecar" registered to the design of the manufacturer. Brough Superior (/ˈbrʌf/ BRUF) motorcycles, sidecars, and motor cars were made by George Brough in his Brough Superior works on Haydn Road in Nottingham, England, from 1919 to 1940. Brough Superior Owners Club. The bike is not matching number, but … Here is a 1938 Brough Superior 982cc SS80 Project with Petrol Tube Sidecar The ex- Hubert Chantrey, Brough Superior 750cc BS4, is expected to … 1933: "Brough Superior Cruiser Sidecar" with mention of "Any type or make of Sidecar supplied. George Brough was a racer, designer, and showman - his father William E. Brough had been making Brough Motorcycles in Nottingham since 1908, and continued to do so until 1926. Early models include the Brough Superior Mark I Sidevalve, Mark I Overhead, Mark II Standard and Mark II Sports. Lawrence's Brough Superior was tailor-made by George Brough himself and cost 170 pounds in 1932. [15], The new Brough Superior SS100 features an 88degree, 990cc v-twin engine, with water cooling and DOHC four-valve cylinder heads, designed and built by Boxer Design. The second Brough Superior in the trial, a sidecar driven by Stockton, retired early on. 1927, 11 June: R. E. Thomas, 10 Miles for Unlimited Solo machines. The Brough surname, as with many English surnames that look like placenames, probably arose because one of George Brough's male-line ancestors came from one of several places in Britain so called. He, and later Albert Wallis, continued to service Brough Superiors after production ceased, making parts until 1969. When told it was a Brough Superior the motorcyclist was silent for the rest of the journey. 1928: George Brough, one mile (1.6 km) sprint. Later sidecars were unique in the fact that the frame of the sidecar held fuel. The last place you’d expect to find a Brough Superior is in the heartland of Russia, over 2,500 miles from the Nottingham factory where it was built. In November the same year, Brough Superior announced its partnership with Aston Martin to the World at the EICMA fair. [10] Built between 1935 and 1939, they were powered by Hudson engines and had a Hudson chassis. The various sidecars were offered in the yearly Brough Superior sales catalogs:[9]. Sep 18, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by craig davies. Brough’s creations were described as the Rolls Royce of Motorcycles by H. D. Teague of The Motor Cycle newspaper. The estimated total production was 3,048 vehicles. – George Brough started the motor cycle maker “Brough Superior motocycles” at the United Kingdom in the year of 1919. T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") owned eight of these motorcycles and died from injuries sustained when he crashed number seven; the eighth was on order. £139,995. 1939 Brough Superior 990cc SS80 with 'Petrol Tube' Sidecar. Brough Superior (/ ˈ b r ʌ f / BRUF) motorcycles, sidecars, and motor cars were made by George Brough in his Brough Superior works on Haydn Road in Nottingham, England, from 1919 to 1940.The motorcycles were dubbed the "Rolls-Royce of Motorcycles" by H. D. Teague of The Motor Cycle newspaper.Approximately 3048 motorcycles (19 models) were made in the 21 years of production; … Early cars did not carry Brough Superior badges as Brough thought the cars sufficiently distinctive in themselves. It was listed in the 1932 Brough Superior catalogue as the 'Straight Four' but it was commonly known as the Brough Superior Austin Four, or BS4, or '3-wheeled Brough'. As one of the foremost dealers in vintage Brough Superior motorcycles we are delighted to announce that we are also an authorised agent for new Brough Superior motorcycles. In the trunk of the sidecar there are some neat accessories that make this restoration stand out. Prices for these motorcycles ranged from £100 to £185 in the 1920s and 1930s. 1925: "Brough Superior Sporting Sidecar", "Brough Superior Touring Sidecar". A magnificent unrestored Brough Superior with sidecar, registration TV2003, will be on sale with H&H Classics at IWM Duxford on April 19th for an estimate of £280,000 to £350,000. 1927, 11 September: R. E. Thomas, 25 Miles Race for Unlimited Solo Machines. Lawrence, known as ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ who bought one of the first SS100s in 1925 having previously owned three Brough SS80s. Junior, and 750 Side Valve, but these were not popular and were dropped from production. Three models were made, but only two reached production. That sense of superiority was sustained by the Nottingham company to the end of manufacture in 1939. Brough Superior made motorcycles, sidecars and even cars by George Brough in Nottingham, England, from 1919 to 1940. You aren’t likely to find a cooler sidecar project than this 1938 Brough Superior SS80 with a Petrol Tube Sidecar. 680 cc overhead valve V-twin. 4788 Black with matching seat, and sidecar interior trim Engine: V-twin, 996cc, side-valve, twin magneto; Gearbox: four-speed; Brakes: front and rear drums. Only a four-seat drop head was available with coachwork by W.C Atcherley of Birmingham. Road tests have praised the smooth engine, excellent handling, and contemporary performance, with some journalist praising the overall design aesthetic. He quickly asked Thierry Henriette to operate the development of new Brough Superior Motorcycles. 1932: "Brough Superior Cruiser Sidecar", offered with the Brough Superior Straight 4 Combination. Carr, 100 Miles Any Power Solo. 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