A virtual tour of the classic motorcycle collection on display at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Ala.
1988 Gurney Alligator A3
Engine: Honda air-cooled single-cylinder 4-stroke
Power Rating: 60bhp @ 7,500rpm
Bore x Stroke: 105mm x 80mm
Valves: Single overhead cam, 4-valve
Fuel System: Two Keihin CR flat slide carburetors
Suspension: Front Showa telescopic forks, twin shock rear
Brakes: Nissin double-disc front, single-disc rear
Top Speed: 125mph
This recumbent style machine was the third prototype designed and constructed by Dan Gurney’s All American Racers in Santa Ana, California. The Honda engine had been reworked to give a larger capacity and the inlet ports re-machined to a steep downdraught configuration in the quest for more power. Compare this bike to the production version also on display.