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Harley Davidson XA
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No: 10066   Contributor: John Southall   Year: 2012   Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson   Country: England
Harley Davidson XA

9/11/2012. Donington - Derbyshire - UK

Probably the rarest of military Harleys is the XA (Experimental Army). There are believed to be 12 worldwide 6 of them in the Wheatcroft Collection here at Donington Park.
Similar to the BMW used by the germans in WW2 it has a shaft drive flat twin engine.
Because it was expensive and the army prefered the Jeep only 1000 were ever made.
Picture added on 21 November 2012 at 07:22
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Wheatcroft Collection, United Kingdom
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Actually, the picture is one of only three made XS's (H-D), only one survived; it's in H-D's Archive/ Museum.
There were 1100 XA's made during 1941-43, several dozens survive to this day.
About 15 in Holland, both '42 and '43 types

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