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1981 Honda ATC200

In 3 Wheels, Japan, Less than 5k by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This Honda ATC200 sold for the BIN of $1,295 on eBay in Madison, Wisconsin. Honda brought the 3-wheeler to the US thanks to an engineer named Osamu Takeuchi. Osamu was simply trying to create a product that could bolster motorcycle sales during winter months, but by the time it was all over he had created something so …

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1951 Harley-Davidson Servicar

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Following-up on yesterday’s Indian 3-wheeler, here’s the more common competitor: the Harley-Davidson Servicar. Produced for nearly 40 years, the Servicar was a three-wheeler HD produced in an attempt to further expand their target customer base during the Great Depression. One of their selected targets was automotive mechanics, so this bike was designed to allow mechanics put their tools in the …

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$1 Million Asking Price – The Recidivist

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Surely the asking price is for attention’s sake (and it’s worked in this case), but the real headline here is that this is claimed to be the “world’s first tattooed motorcycle”. That’s right: “light colored cow hide leather – similar to the color of human skin – is engineered onto the bike. Artists from professional tattoo studios applied traditional works …

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Jet-Powered Trike – 2018 MTT 420RRT

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Based in Louisiana, Marine Turbine Technologies is a self-described “design, engineering and manufacturing company” that build jet-powered pumps, boats, generators, and…motorcycles. They got a bit of attention when Jay Leno acquired one of their Y2K superbikes – a $175K beast with a Rolls Royce Allison C20 engine that made 420 horsepower and 500 pound feet of torque. They use the …

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1984 Tritan A2 Aero Car

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Post Listing Update: This Tritan did not meet reserve despite 29 bids up to $15,350.99 on eBay in Portage, Michigan. Looks like the seller of the Aero Car project from two weeks ago has another one – but this one runs! As a reminder: the Tritan A2 was notable for having an incredible drag coefficient – just 0.15. Compare that …

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Rare Project – 1984 Tritan A2 Aero Car

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Post Listing Update: This Tritan did not meet reserve despite 12 bids up to $7,900 on eBay. No, it’s not really a motorcycle. But that’s how it was classified because of its three-wheeled nature, and we’re going to run with it. The Tritan A2 was notable for having an incredible drag coefficient – just 0.15. Compare that to a period …