Yamaha Silver Bird


Date Location Driver Driver Country Vehicle Power Speed over
1 Km
Speed over
1 Mile
28 Sep 1975 Bonneville,   USA Don Vesco USA Yamaha Silver Bird IC 302.928    

The first bike to break the 300-mph barrier was the Yamaha Silverbird, driven by legendary hall-of-famer Don Vesco. Powered by two Yamaha TZ750 engines for a total of 240 hp, the Silverbird captured a speed of 302.928 mph.