In 1967, his engine was bored out to 950 cc and he set an under 1000 cc class record of 295.453 km/h (183.59 mph). To qualify he made a one-way run of 305.89 km/h (190.07 mph), the fastest-ever officially recorded speed on an Indian.
How fast was the worlds fastest indian?
In 1967, 68-year-old New Zealand native Burt Munro made motorcycle history by setting a new official land speed record – 184.087 mph with unofficial top speed of 205.67 mph—when he raced his heavily modified 1920 Indian Scout Streamliner across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, U.S.A. Now, to celebrate the 50th …
How did Burt Munro die?
What was the fastest car ever made?
Check out our world’s fastest car timeline below…
|Year||Make and model||Top speed (mph)|
|2007||SSC Ultimate Aero TT||256.1|
|2010||Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport||267.9|
|2017||Koenigsegg Agera RS||277.9|
Why was Burt Munro’s Indian so fast?
The Indian Scout was very advanced for it’s time as it had a helical gear transmission and a mechanical oil pump working on a total loss system. The top speed was in the region of 60mph. In the 1920′s Burt started tuning the bike for speed and ultimately he had it exceeding 90mph in side valve form.
Who makes the fastest motorcycle?
The following is a list of the 10 fastest Motorcycles in the world for the year 2021.
- Honda CBR 1100XX Blackbird – top speed: 190 mph. …
- Kawasaki Ninja H2R – top speed: 222 mph. …
- MTT Turbine Superbike Y2K – top speed: 227 mph. …
- Suzuki Hayabusa – top speed: 248 mph. …
- Dodge Tomahawk – top speed: 350 mph.