The BSA Gold Star is a retro 650cc motorcycle that was the first to bear the BSA badge.
BSA Motorcycles, a legendary British motorcycle manufacturer, has resurrected. Classic Legends, a subsidiary of the Mahindra Group, unveiled the first motorcycle to be sold under the BSA moniker at a special event in Birmingham, UK. The BSA Gold Star is a 650cc vintage motorcycle that will compete with Royal Enfield’s 650 twins, the Continental GT 650 and Interceptor 650.
Between 1938 and 1963, the original BSA Gold Star was available for purchase. It used to be available with a variety of engines ranging in displacement from 350 to 500 cc. The 2022 BSA Gold Star retains much of the classic retro styling of the original model. It does, however, get a larger and more modern 650 cc single-cylinder DOHC engine.
This motorcycle will be designed, developed, and manufactured in the United Kingdom, according to the brand. More information will be released on December 4 by the motorcycle manufacturer. However, before we get into the details, let’s take a look at the motorcycle’s design.
A round-shaped retro-themed headlamp with chrome embellishment is included with the BSA Gold Star. The mainframe is all black, with contrasting colour options for the fuel tank. Red and off-White paint options are available for the chunky fuel tank, which has chrome garnishing on the side profile. The BSA logo is visible, and the fuel cap is located on the right side of the tank. The front and rear mudguards are also available in red and chrome finishes.
There’s a twin-pod analogue instrument cluster. Instead of split seats, the motorcycle gets a long retro-themed seat. The motorcycle’s chrome-accented exhausts, chunky conventional taillight, and multispoke wheels wrapped in meaty tyres give it an even more retro feel. The motorcycle has front disc brakes and rear drum brakes for braking.
The pandemic had previously disrupted the plan to bring in BSA Gold Star. However, the company has finally unveiled its much-anticipated motorcycle this time.