c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised
Lot 380
c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised
Sold for £3,450 (US$ 4,355) inc. premium

Lot Details
c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Frame no. to be advised Engine no. to be advised
c.1963 Bultaco 196cc TSS Racing Motorcycle
Frame no. to be advised
Engine no. to be advised
Spurred on by the successes achieved by tuned versions of its first model, the Tralla 101, Bultaco went one stage further and developed its first purpose-built racing motorcycle – the legendary TSS. Among the first racers to campaign the Spanish two-strokes in the UK were Tommy Robb and Dan Shorey, the latter taking the coveted ACU Star (British Championship) in the 125cc class in 1961. Armed with a 196cc TSS, Shorey enjoyed a phenomenal run of success in the 1962 250cc World Championship, twice finishing 4th behind a trio of works Hondas to end the year in 7th place overall. He also took the British 125 and 250cc Championships that same year. This air-cooled, four-speed TSS was purchased by the current vendor two years ago, at which time he was told that the engine had only done one hill climb since being rebuilt. Kept in dry storage, the machine is described as in generally good condition, although the engine has not been run within the past year. The fairing, seat, tank and mudguards are currently being painted in 1963-era livery and so the machine will not appear as illustrated in the catalogue. There are no documents with this Lot.

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  • The engine number is: 500772B The frame number is: B-2100033
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