In The Dark Knight, the Batpod has 20" tires all around and is powered by a high-performance, water-cooled, single-cylinder engine - geared toward the lower end for faster acceleration and with no exhaust pipes. It's steered by the shoulders instead of hands, and the rider's arms are protected by shields. The Batpod ejects out of the Tumbler's front end, with the Tumbler's front wheels becoming the Batpod's front and rear wheels. Here are five amazing DIY versions of the vehicle that all function to a certain extent, with the bottom (VnExpress) being the most impressive, since it's built from scrap parts. Tung Lam used a Suzuki FX 125 ($143), two used car tires ($39), and the entire project came out costing just $480. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to see the top five viral videos of the day.
Jaguar's Project 7 is based on the F-TYPE Convertible, powered by a 5.0 V8 Supercharged engine, developing 575 PS (423 kW). Only 250-units will be made and it's Jaguar's most powerful production car to date. The body is 100% aluminium, reminiscing historical D-Type LeMans winner. Now the Jaguar Project 7MC is what a motorcycle based on the car might look like. Continue reading for more images and information.
When you combine sleek supercar lines with the classic '91 Suzuki GSX-R, this is the result. This custom motorcycle was created by Le French Atelier and has a custom tail end, complete with revamped taillights to give it a modern feel, while still, retaining its iconic looks. A rebuilt engine cylinder, that was painted satin black, was completed to ensure reliability. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.