Less common classics such as the Indian Chief, Velocette Venom Thruxton, Norton 650 SS, BSA 650 Spitfire, Munch Mammoth, Douglas Dragonfly, Sunbeam S7/S8, Ducati 750 SS, Ariel Square Four, and Royal Enfield Constellation are featured, too.Finally, McDiarmid takes the reader inside some really rare machines such as the six-cylinder Benelli 750 Sei, Gilera 500 four cylinder racers, MZ’s remarkable two-stroke road racers, Suzuki’s RS67 V-4 125 cc GP racer, and the exotic Kawasaki KR750 road racer.In all, McDiarmid chronicles 44 motorcycles from 29 manufacturers across nearly three decades. Illustrated with color photographs by eight world-class photographers and McDiarmid himself, each bike is treated in some detail with two pages of narrative, photo captions and a brief specification sheet.Whether you’re into classic road and touring bikes or historic achievements in racing bike design, McDiarmid provides some great information on the models and insights into their history and how they achieved their place in motorcycle history.Book Data:
- Title: Classic Superbikes from Around the World
- Author: Mac McDiarmid
- Published: 2003
- Publisher: Parragon Publishing, Queen Street House, 4 Queen Street, Bath BA1 1HE, UK.
- ISBN: 0-75259-637-3