MG EX135 1938 #landspeedrcord

MG EX135, 1938. A land speed record car that was fitted with a variety of engines from 2 cylinder 500cc to a 1.5 litre motor that broke multiple speed records. It became the first car with an 1100cc engine to reach 200mph. In 1951 at Bonneville Salt Flats, driven by A.T. Goldie Gardner the supercharged MG achieved 6 international and 10 American records in the 1,100cc to 1,500cc engine class. In 1952 Gardner returned to Bonneville and set 21 speed records in the same engine class as the previous year.

The AJS 500cc w/c Supercharged V4 of 1939 #iomtt #ulstergp

The AJS 500cc w/c Supercharged V4 of 1939 – originally developed from 1936 but plagued with reliability problems & Raced mainly by Bob Foster & Walter Rusk in the TT Senior having to stop due to overheating & both placed well down, but very Fast when trouble free – So much so at the Ulster GP, the last before WW2 one AJ Recorded the 1st 100 mph lap on the Clady Circuit leaving the Supercharged Gilera ( Which was reckoned to be the Fastest Race Bike of the period ) before having to retire with front suspension problems———– It was such a pity after the War when Supercharging was banned, as it had proved to be faster than the Gilera, but to late in the day !

#MG EX135 1938 #landspeedrecord

MG EX135, 1938. A land speed record car that was fitted with a variety of engines from 2 cylinder 500cc to a 1.5 litre motor that broke multiple speed records. It became the first car with an 1100cc engine to reach 200mph. In 1951 at Bonneville Salt Flats, driven by A.T. Goldie Gardner the supercharged MG achieved 6 international and 10 American records in the 1,100cc to 1,500cc engine class. In 1952 Gardner returned to Bonneville and set 21 speed records in the same engine class as the previous year.

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