Abhi gives us a rare look at the Iconic Bike of the Day, an Aston Martin x Brough Superior AMB 001 and Ollie takes us along for a visceral test ride experience! “The very first Aston Martin motorcycle in history, the AMB 001 represents the union of iconic Aston Martin design and Brough Superior’s state-of-the-art engineering. This track-only motorbike is reserved for only the greatest luxury motorcycle connoisseurs.
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The Aston Martin design team used the series of mid-engine Aston Martin cars to inspire them on clear principles of form and function. Design and engineering work in perfect symbiosis, raising the bar standards to new heights, resulting in the AMB 001.The Aston Martin AMB 001 is a technical masterpiece of high performance, designed with a degree of elegance that is rare in racing motorcycles. Beauty and power are the hallmarks of this exceptional machine.
Superior in every way, the AMB 001 is hand-assembled by the finest French craftsmen in Brough Superior’s workshop in Toulouse, France.”A DOHC 997cc 8-Valve 88-degree V-twin, water and oil cooled, short stroke measuring 94mm x 71.8mm, kicks out a turbo-charged 134 kW (180 hp) at just 180 kilos dry weight.
The AMB 001 represents the first Brough Superior model to be presented with a turbo-charged engine. The powerful turbo gifts the rider with a motor that has an incredible response and huge torque over a wide range of RPM.The Transmission includes an extractible 6 speed gearbox an APTC clutch, and a final chain drive.The Transmission includes an extractible 6 speed gearbox an APTC clutch, and a final chain drive.