Triumph Rocket Streamliner – Triumph Motorcycle confirmed to go on the famous Bonneville Salt flat (USA) to break down the current land speed record. The Triumph’s goal is to exceed the threshold of 376.363 mph (about 605 Km/h) using the Triumph Rocket Streamliner. It is able to deliver 1’000 HP of power. Triumph made it specifically for this project.
Guy Martin will drive the Triumph Rocket Streamliner along the path. He is a pilot of the Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man. He holds many speed records. Triumph will be able to count on the support of Infor and Belstaff, its sponsors. A sturdy monocoque in carbon Kevlarhe characterized the Triumph Rocket Streamliner. So, it protects the pilot. Also, it has two turbo-charged engines Rocket III with methanol power. It produces a total output of 1,000 bhp at 9’000 RPM. The motorcycle is 7.77 meters long. It is wide just 0.6 meters.
Triumph Rocket Streamliner can bring a Record again in Hinckley
Triumph wants to bring the record in Hinckley. The English brand won already the record between 1955 and 1970. Also, it was the World Fastest Motorcycle. The Triumph streamliners who helped to make this record with: Devil’s Arrow, Texas Cee-gar, Dudek Streamliner and Gyronaut X1, the first to reach a speed of 245.667 mph (equal to 395.28 km/h). The current record is held by Rocky Robinson. In 2010, he reached 376.363 mph (605.697 km/h) with the Top Oil-Ack Attack Streamliner.
Guy Martin lived a year different from others. This time, however, the bikes, the victories and the incidents are not the cause, or rather less than usual. Before the rumors, which prove to be unfounded for now, about a possible conduct of English format, Top Gear. Then, the non-appearance at the most important races of the season, North West 200 and especially the Isle of Man TT. Because he ran in the Tour Divide Mountain Bike Challenge. Successfully completed. So, now with Triumph for a new record.