Hesketh Vampire (1982-83)

Make Model: Hesketh V1000 Vampire


Year: 1982 – 83
Engine: Four stroke, V-twin, 4 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 992 cc / 60.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 70 x 95 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.5;1
Induction: 2X 36mm Dell’Orto carburetors
Ignition: Lucas Rita electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 82 hp / 61 kW @ 6800 rpm
Max Torque: 105 Nm / 78 lb-ft @ 5400 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Marzocchi telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Marzocchi air spring preload
Front Brakes: 2x 280mm discs
Rear Brakes: Single 280mm disc
Front Tyre: 4.10 V19
Rear Tyre: 5.10 V17
Weight: 245 kg / 540 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 20.5 Litres / 5.4 US gal

Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.1 sec / 99 mp/h
Top Speed: 118.5 mph


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