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Hesketh 24 / Hesketh Motorcycles


The new ‘24’ harks back to the days of James Hunt’s adventures in the Hesketh F1 car, and has little connection to the Hesketh Motorcycles of the 1980s. The spec is good: the heart of the machine is a 1950cc air-cooled S&S X-wedge engine hooked up to a Baker transmission. The engine is popular with custom builders in the US, and somewhat bizarrely, is also employed by the British car company Morgan to power its retro-styled three-wheelers — via Bike EXIF

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