Fast cars highlight docket for Australian auction

Streamliner set world speed recording 1997 for vehicle with 500cc or smaller engine | Mossgreen Auctions photos

Streamliner set world speed recording 1997 for vehicle with 500cc or smaller engine | Mossgreen Auctions photos

The world’s fastest 500cc car,  as well as a 1957 Australian racing special that has an invitation to Goodwood and what launched as “the fastest unsupercharged standard British car,” are highlights of the Mossgreen Auctions sale scheduled for November 27 in Melbourne.

In 1953, John Brisse of England set a land speed record for a car with a 500cc or smaller engine by averaging 118 mph for one hour. The record stood until 1997, when Henry Julien and Bernard Boyer, working with Honda France and Michelin, among others, launched their small French Blue-colored streamliner and averaged 138.26 mph at a race track at Mortefontaine, some

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