Confederate Motorcycles has revealed an illustration of their upcoming C2 P-51 Fighter. The video with design maestro Pierre Terblanche gives us an overall look at what they’re upto and a few highlights of the new bike. Rumours suggest that the end result will be lighter than before, along with more power and improved ergonomics. The rad looks will be accompanied by a blend of aluminium, titanium, carbon-fibre and stainless steel. Watch the video and let us know what you think. The P-51 Fighter is reported to be out by mid-2014. Continue reading →
Though not an official Audi product, this beautiful concept by Alessandro Lupo incorporates the shapes of Audi as well as mechanicals too, albeit with some important changes. Details are limited, but the concept apparently features a V4 1000cc engine, Ohlins suspension, Brembo brakes, Pirelli tyres and OZ Racing magnesium rims. Continue reading →
The Spud is, according to the folks at Mac Motorcycles “the sort of thing, cut stuff off so it’ll go faster in a straight line”. To us is well accomplished design, uniquely styled and utterly purposeful!
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This beautiful Honda CB550 Café Racer by Steel Bent Customs is just about the picture perfect motorcycle, from a barn find to a spot in the limelight!
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Do you still want the brand new bike? Think twice after you look at the Benjies custom Ducati S2R Monster Tracker. What starter as a 2007 Ducati Monster S2R, went thorough couple of cosmetic changes to end up being one of the best looking custom Monsters out there. The list of custom components is quite long – basically covering every element except frame and engine. Continue reading →
This is a good way how to successfully promote your company, build something nice and help a good cause. Check out the custom painted Ducati Diavel (that looks a little lower than stock as well) built for Ben Spies by the good people from AMS Ducati Dallas. After Ben has some fun with the bike prior to the Indy MotoGP race next week, the guys from AMS will auction the body work off and give all the proceedings to a charity organisation. More photos after the jump. Continue reading →
Well, if you have the urge to look different than anything else in the world – but still want to retain a piece of that custom Harley Davidson lifestyle, there is nothing better for you than DAM Tech-Twin American 13C! Girder front end with modern Penske Racing developed shock, Brembo brakes, 140hp billet V-Twin engine (god knows what’s the torque number on this sucker), fork blades made from Chromoly Streamline Wing-Strut Tubing…and many more. Continue reading →
It’s been quite a while since we last heard of Lazareth. You remember the crazy-inovative french custom builder who created V8 powered Mini Cooper pickup and V12 Wazuma Bio?
Halfway between a Scrambler and a café racer, the BMW R1200R was build when one of the customers asked for a neo-scrambler. Lazareth took the BMW R1200GS and stripped it down to the motor, swingarm and wheels. The whole new custom frame was built, scraping the telelever system in the front, now holding the R6 Yamaha front forks – mounted through the custom set of tipple trees with enough room for the fat front tire. Continue reading →
You see this, Yamaha Motorcycle company is very smart. They put 2 and 2 together and created an interesting new way to promote their brand and products – by asking reputable small custom shops around the world to make their own custom versions of cult Yamaha models. This opened a brand new segment that Yamaha stepped into, allowing it to approach new clients that weren’t accessible via regular channels. After Danish Wrenchmonkees (one of the most famous custom motorcycle shops in the world) it was time for Deus Ex Machina Italy. Meet their Yamaha XJR1300 / Project X. Continue reading →