Hesketh

Hesketh V1000

What happens when a well-heeled Lord decides to build the Rolls Royce of motorcycles to sock it to the Japs and put Britain back at the top of the two-wheeled heap? Prices were reassuringly high, as was the promise of…

 

1984 Hesketh V1000

Hesketh was never big. If anything it was pitifully small – only a few hundred V1000s sold worldwide, but the same can’t be said for the bikes themselves. They’re huge. A Hesketh’s dimensions – 550lbs dry weight and 59.5 inches…