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The history of motorcycle engines powering other vehicles goes back a long way. Look at the original Morgan 3 Wheeler, for example. Almost a century ago, J.A.P. bike engines were plunked onto the front of a strange piece of machinery with two wheels in front and one in the back. It proved to be popular and a rather high-performing vehicle in its time. For this Top 10 list we take a look at other applications for motorcycle engines. As you can imagine with a list like this, there are a wide variety of vehicles. Some are production cars, while others are one-offs or boutique items. And yes, even though this is Motorcycle.com, I want to get behind the wheel of every single one of these! So, if you’re a rep from one of the below companies (or are simply a kind soul who owns one), give me a jingle and let’s make it happen!
Read more about the Top 10 Vehicles Powered By Motorcycle Engines at Motorcycle.com.
 

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J.A.P. bike engines (JA Prestwich Industries) founded in 1951 by John Prestwich, were a popular choice for bike engine manufacturers during the 1950s and 1960s. Known for their high-quality construction and reliable performance, J.A.P. engines were used in a variety of motorcycles, including the popular BSA Gold Star and Norton Manx. The company was eventually acquired by Villiers Engineering in 1968, but J.A.P. engines continue to be sought after by collectors and vintage motorcycle enthusiasts.
The Westfield XTR2 is a compact sports car produced by Westfield Sports Cars in the United Kingdom. It was introduced in 1995, and is a two-seat roadster with a fiberglass body and a mid-mounted Honda K20A2 engine.
 
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