The Castrol Rocket

The Castrol Rocket


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Triumph Specs


Triumph held the title of “World’s Fastest Motorcycle” from 1955 to 1970 with the exception of a brief 33-day period. The Triumph streamliners to carry world records were Devil’s Arrow, Texas Cee-gar and Gyronaut X1, the last being at 245.60 mph (395.28 km/h). Today’s bar now sits at 376.363 mph (605.697 km/h).

The 2013 edition Castrol Rocket features Carbon Kevlar monocoque construction with two turbocharged Triumph Rocket III engines producing a combined 1,000+ HP. It is 25.5’ long, 2’ wide and 3’ tall, a true rocket on two wheels powered by methanol fuel and filled with Castrol 4T 10W40 full synthetic oil.

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How times have changed – Glenn Curtiss set the first unofficial motorcycle land speed record in 1903 at 64 mph