AJS E95 Stachelschwein (1954)

The AJS E95 Porcupine is a rare motorcycle from 1954, with only 4 units produced. It comes with a powerful 497 cc twin-cylinder engine made of aluminum alloy, with a 45-degree inclination and DOHC. Its twin GP carburetors and Lucas magneto ignition system give it a maximum power of 41 kW / 55 hp at 7600 rpm. The motorcycle boasts a 4-speed close ratio transmission, chain final drive, dual down-tube steel cradle frame, front AMC Teledraulic telescopic fork suspension, dual AMC “Jam-pot” shocks rear suspension, TLS drum 203mm/8in front brake, and SLS drum 203mm/8in rear brake. The AJS E95 Porcupine also features steel wire-spoke wheels with a 3.0 x 19 in front rim and a 3.5 x 19 in rear rim. Its wheelbase measures 1435mm/56.5in, and it has a seat height of 711mm/28in. The dry weight is 152kg/335lb, and the fuel capacity is 19L/5.0USgal. The AJS E95 Porcupine is reviewed by Bonham’s and Wikipedia, and is notable for its rarity and powerful performance.


Technische Daten:

Make Model: AJS E95 Porcupine

Jahr: 1954


Production: 4 Units
Engine: Twin cylinder inclined at 45 degrees, aluminium alloy, DOHC
Capacity: 497 cc / 30.3 in
Bore x Stroke: 68 x 68.5 mm
Kühlsystem: Luftgekühlt
Exhaust: 2-into-2
Induction: Twin GP carburetors
Zündung: Lucas-Magnetzünder
Max Power: 41 kW / 55 hp @ 7600 rpm
Getriebe: 4-Gang, enge Übersetzung
Endantrieb: Kette
Frame: Dual down-tube steel cradle
Front Suspension: AMC Teledraulic telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Dual AMC “Jam-pot” shocks
Front Brakes: TLS drum, 203 mm / 8 in

Rear Brakes: SLS drum, 203 mm / 8 in
Räder: Stahl, Drahtspeichen
Front Rim: 3.0 x 19 in
Rear Rim: 3.5 x 19 in
Radstand: 1435 mm / 56.5 in
Seat Height: 711 mm / 28 in
Trockengewicht: 152 kg / 335 lbs
Kraftstoffkapazität: 19 l / 5,0 US gal
Review: Wikipedia, Bonham’s

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