Rare Pierce Arrow Four motorcycle 4-cylinder engine was released in the distant 1911 and has been preserved almost in pristine condition.
Original Pierce Arrow Four, released in 1911, was recently sold for 225 thousand dollars.
It is known that in all there were 500 instances of such motorcycles.
It is worth noting that in the early instances, there was no clutch and the gearbox, but only from 1910, the model was equipped with 2-speed gearbox. Surprisingly, Pierce Arrow Four was able to accelerate to 100 km/h and weighs 125 pounds.
The company’s founder, George N. Pierce had a son named Percival, who is visiting Europe, was impressed by the Belgian FN four-cylinder motorcycle, which is later brought to the United States.
In 1909 the Pierce Motorcycle Company company used to build your own motorcycle engine, shaft and drive shaft from FN and set on its own chassis.
A feature of the design is that the thick 9-inch frame hid the fuel and oil tanks, plus all the cables and wires. The engine capacity of the model was 707 “cubes”, but the unit itself was not a complete copy of the motor FN.
This instance of 1911 was sold for such a substantial sum, after all, preserved in its original paint, but he’s still not fully recovered.
Experts believe that this Pierce Arrow Four is the most “pure” from reaching to our times.