Racing motorcycle W IL-12 “Jupiter” 1983 (22 photos)

by hybridtech September 30, 2016 at 9:53 am

If you are young and have not found the Soviet Union, you probably do not know that the Soviet Union was quite popular road and even motor sports.

1474450550 001 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450587 002 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

Not for nothing because in many former republics, there are race tracks built in Soviet times and used for retro-racing with the best works of engineering art of the time?

1474450613 003 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450542 004 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

For example, the motorcycle brand “IL” acted in racing throughout the Union, and the instance that you see in the photos, miraculously survived to the present day and is in excellent condition. Savor this session gives the fact that the survey was carried out on the track Biń∑ernieki – he became the first in the Soviet Union, which was built especially for the automobile and motorcycle sport.

1474450523 005 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450526 006 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

The very model of “Jupiter-SH12 ‘was built specifically for racing competitions, and could boast of some good characteristics at the time. The curb weight of the motorcycle does not exceed 125 kilograms, and its top speed was more than 180 kilometers per hour – a good indicator for 1983, right?

1474450588 008 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450590 009 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

Engine capacity was only 347 cubic centimeters, it has 2 cylinders and worked for 2-stroke pattern, but it was able to develop 65 horsepower. An interesting and unusual carburetor Jikov brand in the power system. Transmission – 4 speed, but this is enough for short and zatychnyh tracks of those times.

1474450548 010 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450604 011 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450554 012 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450614 013 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450617 014 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450597 015 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450581 016 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450557 017 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450589 018 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450587 019 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450558 020 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450521 021 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450617 022 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

1474450553 023 Racing motorcycle W IL 12 Jupiter 1983 (22 photos)

 

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