1960 BSA Goldstar
Engine: 500cc Single
- BSA 500cc Gold Star
- Single carb motor
- One of the very best examples available today of the famous Goldstar Rocket frame and BSA 500cc engine combination
- One for the collector who wants the best and can't find it
- Earlier restoration to a high standard
Our example is a 1960 DB34 (the 8th upgrade of the Goldstar Series), 499cc Air cooled overhead valve engine, Single Amal Carburettor, Kick Start, Drum front and rear brakes, 42hp (31kw) at 7000rpm.4 speed gearbox, Weight 380lb (170kg), Wheelbase 56 inches (1400mm), Max speed 110mph (177kph).
This bike is in just amazing condition built 1960, Undergoing an earlier restoration the BSA Gold Star is ready to be enjoyed as a daily rider or shown off in your garage with great investment potential, Both as a functional motorcycle as well as an investment vehicle. BSA created a very fast bike (for the time) with good handling fast bike that became 'classic'. Surviving models are in such demand today!
The BSA Gold Star is a motorcycle made by BSA from 1938 to 1963. They were 350 cc and 500 cc single-cylinder four-stroke production motorcycles known for being among the fastest bikes of the 1950s. Being hand built and with many optional performance modifications available, each motorcycle came from the factory with documented dynamometer test results, allowing the new owner to see the horsepower produced.
As with all vehicles sold in the Classic Car Division, they have been well looked after by their previous owners. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of vehicles, Lloyds Auctions are unable to physically inspect every aspect of each vehicle and the description which should be used as a guide only have been compiled after speaking with the owners. Lloyds Auctions sells these vehicles under standard auction conditions that offers no warranties or cooling off period. Please feel free to call the Classic Car Division if you have any questions relating to any vehicle. Inspection is highly recommended.