1963 BSA A10 SUPER ROCKET
The Super Rocket was launched in 1957 with the introduction of a new alloy cylinder head and the addition of an Amal TT carburetor. In 1961 a new “357” high-lift racing cam was added. 1963 was the final year (a partial year) of A10 production as they ramped up production of the new unit-construction 650 A65, which started in late 1962, with over a year of overlapping production. With both bikes sitting side-by-side in the showroom, the old and the new, it must have been disheartening when BSA realized that the old bikes were selling better than the new ones. The 1963 BSA A10 Super Rocket was the last of the A10s, and represents the pinnacle of BSA’s pre-unit bikes.