Limited to just 100-units, the $137,000 Lotus C-01 superbike comes equipped with a four-stroke KTM 1,195cc V-twin engine that produces 200 horsepower, all in a vehicle that weighs in at just under 400-pounds. It was designed by Daniel Simon, the same person behind the Tron Lightcycles in the reboot, and built by German motorsports firms Kodewa, along with the Holzer Group. Continue reading to see one of the alternate liveries.
When trike meets motorcycle, you get the Polaris Slingshot, which has two wheels up front with a lone wheel out back. Powered by a 2.4L Ecotec inline-4 mounted up that generates 173 hp and 166 lb-ft torque, mated to a five-speed manual transmission, the vehicle weighs in at just 1725 pounds for the $19,999 base model. It stays planted to the ground, thanks to a double-wishbone suspension set up with coilovers, and steering is electric power-assisted. Continue reading for two more videos and additional pictures.
It's been many years since NLO Moto unveiled the first Predator motorcycle helmet, now they have unveiled an upgraded 4.8-pound model, complete with 17" durable dreadlocks made from foam rubber, a Bluetooth ready headset setup w/action camera compatibility, a new visor that can be opened with one hand (slides into the helmet body), and double casing with an additional shock-absorbing layer. Continue reading for another video and more information.
At first glance, this may look like a dirt bike, but it's just the awesome Motoped conversion kit by Cam Woods. This basically converts a normal 2-wheeled bicycle into a gas-powered, off-road vehicle. You'll need a Honda 50-190cc motor, along with forks, wheels, tires, a rear shock, brakes, tank, seat, plastics and throttle, etc., but the kit itself is quite extensive, and for $1,000, you get everything from the frame to swing arm, sprockets and exhaust. Continue reading for three more videos and additional information.
The Kawasaki J is what happens when a TRON Light Cycle is combined with an electric three-wheeler. In Sport Mode, the two front wheels are pushed together, and the entire vehicle changes position to lower the center of gravity. When set to Comfort Mode, everything is raised up, and the front wheels separate, giving the ride a more upright position. Rather than handlebars, riders steer using two levers - one attached to each of the front wheels. It's powered by an electric motor connected to a nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery pack. 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 the world's first glowing sea turtle.
You've seen the concept images, now check out Honda's Project 2&4 in the wild. It's essentially an 893-pound, four-wheeled vehicle with a steering wheel and racing seat. Now why is it a motorcycle hybrid? This vehicle is powered by a Honda superbike 1L V4 four-stroke superbike engine that produces 212-horsepower @ 13,000RPM and 87 lb-ft of torque @ 10,500RPM, mated to a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission. "Honda says the Project 2&4 concept's body design and engine position are inspired by the Honda RA272 Formula 1 car from 1965. Despite the mid-mounted engine, the single occupant Project 2&4 features an offset 'floating driver's seat,' which combined with the open-cockpit design 'evokes the freedom of a bike' while 'placing the driver as close to the action as possible," according to Motor Trend. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a crazy cyborg drummer.
These creative Star Wars Stormtrooper-inspired motorcycle suits, designed by UD Replicas, come in either black or white, and are built from CE-approved body armor. This means they not only look cool, but they ctually do help protect you from injuries should there be an accident. For those who don't ride, these suits would be awesome Halloween costumes. Continue reading for two more videos.
What happens when you take a $25,000 Ductai 1199 Panigale S superbike and turn it into a knobby-tired off-roader? The Ducati 1199 Panigale TerraCorsa of course. Upgrades include: rugged knobby tires, modified disc brakes, increased ground clearance and a skid plate to protect the vital engine components from debris. The military-inspired paint job ensures that you blend right in with your surroundings on the trails. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
Huge MOTO's CBR Black is the ultimate bolt-on kit for Honda's CBR1000RR super-bike. No hacking, sawing, or welding required, just some basic tools, such as socket wrenches, wire cutters, screwdrivers, basic wiring skills, etc. The kit includes new levers with integrated LED turn signals, revamped subframe with a different tail section, and a dual-bulb vertically-stacked headlight - all mounting hardware and installation instructions are included. Continue reading for another vide oand more information.
Apparently, BMW has filed the needed homologation papers with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for their R1200R Concept Roadster, so we may be seeing it on the roads sooner than later. Just to recap, its 1170cc, 2-cylinder engine is capable of delivering 125hp @ 7,750RPM and 92 lb-ft of torque at 6500RPM, mated to a sport-oriented 6-gear transmission. It also features a milled aluminum tail section, as well as an underbelly exhaust that acts as a chin spoiler and as silencer, with the end-pipe sticking proudly upwards under the seat. 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 why hotel safes aren't very secure.