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HESKETH Brand History
Hesketh Motorcycles was an English motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1980, by Lord Hesketh who wanted to revive the British motorcycle industry with the help of his F1 racing experience gained in the past. During the same year, the company developed the first prototype equipped with a Weslake V Twin 1000cc engine which was the first British bike featuring a four valves per cylinder engine and twin camshafts.
Although lots of people said that this prototype could represent the first major success of the firm, it all went wrong, mostly due to the fact that these bikes were pretty heavy and unreliable, the company encountering multiple problems during the manufacturing process.
After Hesketh started the production of the 139 models, the company started looking for a helping hand from another motorcycle manufacturer that could help it develop and improve the bikes. Triumph Motorcycles, another British company, purchased the rights of the motorcycle, so a new V 1000 b... continue reading HESKETH history →