Sometimes World’s Fastest Motorcycle, Had A Car Engine

EJ Potter Chevrolet V8 Widowmaker 7

Bonhams will soon at an auction in Las Vegas offer dreg motorcycle with a V8 engine. It’s about EJ Potter Chevrolet V8 Widowmaker 7 machine from 1971, which not only has a lot of technologies borrowed from the world of four-wheelers, but it is powered by the car engine. Widowmaker 7 is certain work of E. J. Potter, who during the 1960s began the process of putting Chevrolet’s V8 engine into the frame of the motorcycle.

EJ Potter Chevrolet V8 Widowmaker 7

The first aggregate that was used was a unit volume of 4,600 cubic meters, and over the timehe made more such machines. Two-wheeler you see in the photographs is powerd by V8 engine of 5,700 cubic meters, with Brodix aluminum heads and Hilborn fuel injection system.

EJ Potter Chevrolet V8 Widowmaker 7

It also had 500 hp and in 1973 entered the Guinness Book of Records as the fastest motorcycle in the world!
It was last driven in 1999 and the last one who drove it was just Potter. This amazing enthusiasts unfortunately died in 2012.
As stated at Bonhams, it is expected that motorcycle fetch between 60,800 and 79,500 euros.

EJ Potter Chevrolet V8 Widowmaker 7

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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