In The World’s Fastest Indian, Anthony Hopkins plays the true story of New Zealander Burt Munro, a man who never let the dreams of youth fade. After a lifetime perfecting his classic 1920 Indian motorcycle, Munro sets off from New Zealand to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
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.