The Brough Superior SS100 nicknamed “Moby Dick” was declared “the quickest privately owned machine on the earth” in 1931. It offered for $333,000 in 2011. Projections for the upcoming public sale estimate it’s going to convey from $550,000 to $770,000.
Timed at 106 miles per hour (171 kilometers per hour) in 1931, the 1142 cc V-twin engine was later tuned to up the pace to 115 mph (185 kph). It’s one in every of 5 Brough Superiors on provide on the Could 27 Sotheby’s public sale. Subsequent within the pecking order is more likely to be the 1936 Brough Superior SS100, one of many 102 SS100s constructed with a Matchless engine. The bike is offered in wonderful mechanical situation and is anticipated to fetch between $200,000 to $275,000.
The 1938 Brough Superior SS80 De Luxe is anticipated to promote for between $120,000 and $170,000. The 1933 Brough Superior SS80 De Luxe was owned by Brough CEO Mark Upham and is estimated to promote for between $150,000 and $200,000.
The 2011 Brough Superior SS100 750 “Child Pendine” on which journalist Alan Cathcart set a brand new document on the 2013 Bonneville Velocity Trials is a one-owner machine. It’s anticipated to promote for between $120,000 and $170,000.