Jay Leno’s 1925 Brough Superior SS100

In 1925, going 100 miles per hour was unheard of. Only a few, perhaps aircraft pilots and train engineers, had ever done it. On the ground? Only those who could afford a Brough Superior could do it regularly. For decades, this motorcycle ruled the racing circuit and famous risk-lovers like Laurence of Arabia owned several. Jay Leno has two of them.


Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.