The World’s Fastest Bobber Sold For The Exorbitant Price Of $51,000
This bobber has apparently just been pulled off the shelf for a stunning £38,000 ($51,000).
The nitrous-infused diva in question?
Apparently it’s a Triumph – and it’s straight from the Triumph Specialists shop at Thornton Hundred.
The report of Multi-channel network indicates that the list of mods for this Triumph Bonneville Bobber includes a compressor from Rotrex (!), as well as “forged pistons and TTS engine cases, boost[ing] power from 76 hp to a whopping 160 hp.
That’s to say nothing of the fact that the nitrous pushes the yank up to 201 hp, which makes for some pretty punchy peak power (try saying that five times faster, we dare you).
“The result can do not just 170 mph, but also a standing quarter-second of 10.49 and is meant to be usable every day,” comments on the report.
“The identity of the buyer is unknown, but let’s hope he has very strong arms!”
We may also be thinking of a windshield so that the wobbling isn’t an unfortunate “bliss”… I’ll see myself outside.
“The idea was to build me a bike, something I could use for shows and rides,” explains Millhouse in another article from MCN.
“However things got out of control and I became obsessed with speeding things up. A few months later when Covid hit I made a conscious decision to make it the fastest bobber and the most powerful in the world.
“The performance target was over 200 hp at the crank, we finally achieved it at the wheel…”
“We do not intend to reproduce the power figures as the costs involved would be astronomical”, ends the Triumph specialist.
“Customers can however purchase certain parts such as seat and license plate brackets. We expect this one to stay in the family and evolve. It’s going to be used every weekend for outings, shows and drag racing.
We can’t wait to see this critter in action, preferably as soon as possible…
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*All media sourced from MCN and Thorton Hundred’s social media platform*