The BMW RS 255 Kompressor: Making History Going Fast

German racer Georg Meier won the 1939 Isle of Man TT — a first for a non-Brit — on this 1939 BMW RS 255 Kompressor.

BMW Kompressor Right Front
George Meier rode this 1939 BMW RS 255 Kompressor to victory in the 1939 Senior TT with a time of 2 hours, 57 minutes and 19 seconds.
Photo by Neale Bayly