The British-based motorcycle manufacturing company Hesketh has revealed the 2100cc supercharged v-twin motorcycle named the ‘Valiant’. The supercharged monster machine produces 210bhp and 217 ft-lb of torque. Valiant was showcased at the Carlole Nash MCN London show last weekend. For Hesketh, Valiant is the fourth product launch and there are three motorcycles had already been marketed.
- Hesketh V1000
- Hesketh Vampire
- Hesketh 24
About the launch, Hesketh’s Paul Sleeman said: “The supercharger idea was just case of why not? Let’s push things a little harder and see how compact we can get things in and around the twin.”
Paul Sleeman, the owner of Hesketh wants the bike to be an overall ‘British themed motorcycle’ so major and maximum parts of the motorcycle are manufactured by UK based manufacturers. Rotrex supplied the Supercharger, the suspension parts are supplied by K-tech, a set of billet 12 piston calipers up front by Pretech and a Beringer four-potter to the rear.
Smiths speedometer, Nottingham’s GIA engineering produced swingarm and frames. Primary drive, rocker covers, and yokes have been taken care of by Billet World in Derby. It is expected that in summer 2018, the Hesketh Valiant will be marketed with the price tag of around £50,000.