Modeled after the world's fastest bird, the peregrine falcon, the BMW Typhoon aims to be the coolest-looking motorbike if nothine else. Its powerful turbocharged engine visible through the carbon fiber chassis, while the front end is clad in birdlike fairings to make the bike more aerodynamic. Continue reading for more pictures.
The BMW 2002 Hommage Turbomeister is basically an M2 in Turbomeister livery, but with a carbon fiber chassis and body kit. "The BMW 2002 Hommage celebrates the extraordinary feats of engineering on which BMW turbo technology is based and re-interprets them in the form of a design study. With its iconic orange/black paintwork, the car has a colour scheme and livery synonymous in the minds of many motor sport fans with the triumphs of the 1970s," said Karim Habib, Head of Design BMW Automobiles. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a battery that's lasted 176-years.
When TRON Lightcycle meets BMW motorcycle, you get the i Motorrad Beta|R by Sebastian Martinez. In addition to a hubless wheel, it features a hollow chassis design, along with a magnetic suspension that will supposedly give riders the smoothest driving experience possible. Continue reading for more pictures.
Turkey-based designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem is back at it again, and this time, he unveils his TRON-inspired BMW Radical. This futuristic motorcycle isn't just for looks, as the body sports integrated armor that would help it survive just about any crash. It also features an elevated rear wheel and low handlebars, placing the rider in a perfect aerodynamic position. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
When classic motorcycle looks is combined with the latest technology, you get designer Mehmet Erdem's BMW Alpha. "The front section of 'Alpha' has been designed specifically for minimizing the wind effect on the rider. The most vital aspect of this specific design is in its futuristic characteristic and it has been styled mainly for Salt Lake speed record attempts rather than daily usage. My main purpose while designing ALPHA was combining latest technology with old school style," said Erdem. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing four amazing illusions.
Ukraine-based designer Mehmet Erdem unveils his latest design, and it's definitely a looker. The futuristic BMW Titan Concept boasts a geometric design in the shape of a shark. The back wheel is the would be tail, while the sides are fins, and the air-intake as a pair of gills. Despite all of these sharp edges, Erdem made sure to include a luxurious leather seat-cushion. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a mind-blowing Unreal Engine 4 tech demo.
Just when you thought the BMW i8 couldn't look any cooler, Vorsteiner goes on and unveils a special body kit for the supercar. Sleek and stylish, this Dark Knight-inspired mod includes an extended and lowered splitter for improved stability, along with a carbon fiber diffuser to enhance downforce. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Japan-based Liberty Walk Performance is known for their outlandish body kits, and this one, for the BMW M4, is definitely no exception. Available in fiberglass ($8,400 USD) or full carbon fiber ($9,900 USD), this kit boasts extended wheel arches, a new trunk spoiler and rear diffuser for enhancing airflow underneath the car. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Think of this BMW 1200R by Ludovic Lazareth and his team as a "neo-retro scrambler", or in other words, a fusion between a Scrambler and cafe racer. This revamped bike maintains the same engine and Paralever suspension at the rear, while the tubular chassis was upgraded and the stock Telelever front suspension replaced by Yamaha YZF-R6 sportbike forks, widened to accommodate the Continental Twinduro tires. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
BMW Motorrad reveals the Concept Lac Rose, dereived from the French name for the rose-colored Reba salt lake, and it's definitely no slouch. Featuring the windshield, headlamp design, high mudguard, large fuel tank, and short rally seat bench taken from the winning 1985 Paris-Dakar bike. You'll find a classic BMW two-cylinder flat twin engine powering the bike, while a proactive headlamp grill, oil cooler protector and a perforated underside guard make it perfect for the street. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a LEGO Overwatch Rocket Hammer.