The BSA Lightning Rocket was a Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) motorcycle made in Birmingham. A highly tuned version of the BSA A65R Rocket this was BSA’s bid to capture the potentially lucrative USA export market in the mid-1960s. Twin Amal 389/206 carburettors and high compression pistons combined with an optional close ratio gear box to give lively acceleration.
Boyer Brandsen Micro MK3 Electronic Ignition
Girling rear shocks
2 x Amal Monobloc's
Swept back exhaust pipes
Megaton Megaphone silencers
3 Phase Sparx Alternator 180 watt
The BSA Rocket Lightning was used in the James Bond Movie THUNDERBALL
From the movie "Thunderball"