For the frenetic riders who chase the cliffs and the traffic on roads with the powerful vroom by rhyming the successful riff on the ‘ lap championship ‘ , here is a bike with the most artistically designed motor and the surface, back during 1929 . Ideally , it was the one most expensive bike went on in a public auction .
Brough Superior 986cc SS100 Alpine Grand Sports was bid by many buyers in London where the sell-off came to an end with the rate teetering GBP 315,000 (Approx 3.03 crore) .
Where it was the same Brough Superior but SS80 model that won under hammer for GBP 291,200 early in 2012 .
Brough Superiors were an idiosyncratic piece of motor craft till date and the count of about 3,048 units of 19 models were designed and out sourced in 21 years . Being an over rated motorbike hitherto the series were owned only by few ‘ high man on the totem pole ‘ .
E. Lawrence, a World War 1 British Army officer was one among the fat cats and added is that he had 8 of these bikes and he met his demise while riding SS100 Alpine Grand Sports that was taken away in the recent bidding bout in London .
Those were the time between 1920 and 1930 when Brough Superiors raved the race tracks conferring several victories . 383 models of SS100 were released between 1924 and 1940 . The engine individuality topped as the SS100 ( Super Sports ) were loaded and ignited by Matchless 1000cc overhead valve V-twin engines .