and department-store-like displays elsewhere. Two of the notables in this stack are a 1979 Laverda 1200 Anniversary Edition, the middle bike in the first column, and a 1971 Munch Mammoth TTS, the bottom bike on of the second column.
2007 Lakewood Special built by Hank Young on Discovery's "Biker Build-Off." Assembled from scavenged parts like a 1961 Harley-Davidson panhead motor, leaf spring from a 1940s Ford pickup a headlight from an Essex automobile.
1961 Maserati 50/T2 SS built by the Maserati Battery and Spark Plug Company, a completely separate and distinct division from the car company. It had bought the Italmoto motorcycle company, moved it to Modena and built about 10,000 two-wheelers from 1953 to 1961.
On the left is a 1954 Horex Regina 250, a German bike from a company founded in 1923. It stopped making bikes in 1958 and began producing parts for Mercedes-Benz, but in 2010 a new Horex bike division was established.
Lotus F1 cars - back when Lotus was more than just a name and a paint job on a Formula One car. In front is the 1994 Lotus Type 109 driven by Alex Zanardi, the car that would be its last on the F1 grid until the company name returned in 2010.
The 1989 Lotus 101 driven by Nelson Piquet. The first of its cars after the turbo era ended, it was powered by a Judd V8 with 610 horsepower. The technical director at Lotus in 1989? Mike Coughlan of Ferrari-McLaren Spygate fame...
1954 Lotus Mark VIII, said to be Colin Chapman's first attempt at a fully aero car. The "wind tunnel" used to test its aero was was cotton balls taped to the body in various places, with Lotus Development Director Mike Costin strapped to the hood to watch how the cotton balls moved. Costin would go on to be one half of Cosworth Engineering.
In a corner devoted to John Surtees sits a 1978 Surtees TS20 Formula One car, #003, when Surtees went from rider/driver to constructor, with the 1964 Ferrari 158 F1 chassis that he won the World Championship with and the 1956 MV Agusta that he won a World Championship with