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1939 AJS 500 V4 Racer

1939 AJS 500 V4 RacerTotal production: 2Claimed power: 55hp @ 7,200rpmTop speed: 135mphEngine type: 495cc overhead cam, two valves per cylinder, supercharged, water-cooled 50-degree V4 with 180-degree crankshaft and chain-driven Zoller volumetric compressorWeight (dry): 405lb (243kg)In a country so long wedded to single-cylinder supremacy, where the connotation “multi” for many ...

Alan Cathcart | Jul 27, 2009

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