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Lamborghini Powered Motorcycle

Hearing a Lamborghini V12 in-action is something most auto enthusiasts will never forget, now imagine that rumble coming from a motorcycle. The beast you see above made an appearance at Cars and Coffee Alpharetta, GA this past weekend weekend, complete with six carburetors and those familiar throttle bodies. Auto Evolution reports, "Up until the Aventador was launched, Lamborghini improved on the same 60-degree quad-cam V12 Bizzarini designed in the early 60s. Over the years, the engine went from 3.5 to 4.0, 6.2 and 6.5 liters, with the muscle increasing from 274 to 670 hp." Continue reading for the clip and more information.

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Concept Motorcycle

Making its debut at the Bad Salzuflen Custombike Show in Germany, the Akrapovic Full Moon looks like something straight from a sci-fi flick. The name came about due to its completely visible aluminum frame and a carbon thirty-inch front wheel, giving it the appearance of a full moon. Unfortunately (or fortunately), there's no word yet on if it will go into production, or estimated pricing. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Koenigsegg

What do you get when you combine the design of a Koenigsegg hypercar with a motorcycle? This sleek machine. Designer Burov Art has always fancied this idea, and so he made it a reality. Featuring an ultra-short tail, enclosed fairings, rear dual exhausts, dual rear shocks, and minimalist styling. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Rough Crafts Motorcycle

Bruce Wayne, better known as Batman or The Dark Knight, probably has every supercar and motorcycle known to man in his mansion(s), but if here to add another to his ever growing collection, it would probably be the Dyna Guerilla. Winston Yeh, owner of Taiwan-based Rough Crafts, specializes in building custom motorcycles. This particular model started out as a 2009 Fat Boy, and is now something worthy of the Batcave, powered by a 1584cc v-twin engine. Continue reading for more pictures and informatino.

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KRGT-1

Motorcycle fans rejoice! The Arch KRGT-1 by Keanu Reeves has been revealed. Priced from $78,000, this chopper-inspired cycle boasts a 2L S&S v-twin engine that pumps out 122 lb-ft of torque and 122 hp, along with a sleek body made from billet aluminum. Adding to the chopper feel is its forward foot controls which lets you ride in the laid back, king-of-the-road position. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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Yamaha 01GEN

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When you combine the performance of an ATV with the looks of a futuristic motorcycle, you get the Yamaha 01GEN. It's touted as a "multi-wheel crossover" and is designed for both the asphalt and off-road use, and its motorcycle-like upper half and ATV-like lower half reflect this. While there's no word yet on pricing or availability, it will become a favorite vehicel among extreme sport GoPro fans. Continue reading for more images, a live video and additional information.

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BMW K1600 Krugger

Not just any motorcycle, the BMW K1600 by Krugger looks to be straight from a Terminator film, or museum. BMW France asked Fred "Krugger" Bertrand, owner of Krugger, to create a one-off model with the K1600, and this is the result. The only restrictions were to keep the 161 horsepower engine and the electronics in tract. So, he hand-built an aluminum and steel body that looks like an art masterpiece. Continue reading for more images and information.

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Ronin 47 Motorcycle

Named after the Japanese folktale The 47 Ronin and limited to just 47 serially numbered units worldwide, this bike is based on the 1125, opts for a cast aluminum alloy linkage fork, with easy fine-tuning available via a Penske mono-shock, instead of the original's Showa forks. Plus, you'll also find a perfectly placed radiator to help cool down the Rotax-designed motor, which has been known to get very hot, alongside stacked low and high beam headlights. Continue reading for more images, another video and additional information.

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Kawasaki Ninja H2R

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Thanks to a supercharged, 998cc, inline four cylinder engine, the Kawasaki Ninja H2R pumps out a staggering 300 horsepower. In comparison, Marc Marquez's championship-leading MotoGP superbike has 270hp. The H2R is the only production motorcycle from a major manufacturer to feature forced induction to hit the market. Featuring a high tensile steel trellis frame, painted a wicked Kwaka green, and three sets of carbon fiber wings on the fairings. Continue reading for a video of the actual bike and more information.

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Spyder F3

Think of Can-Am's Spyder F3 as a trike motorcycle hybrid. In addition to looking like something you'd see in movies, buyers are able to customize their vehicle with a plethora of options, including a UFit system, which allows for unique peg positions, handlebars, clothing and accessories. Continue reading for a point of view video, more pictures and additional information.

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