Photo credit: Zillers Garage / Mikhail Smolyanov / John Reed
Mikhail Smolânovym of Zillers Garage in Moscow, Russia, helped designed this ultra sleek BMW R nineT motorcycle in co-operation with John Red Design. The entire bike was clad in fairings to hide all the mechanical components besides its 1,170cc boxer engine, thus resultingin a futuristic-looking neo-retro cafe racer that looks to be fit for the apocalypse.Read morefor a video,additional pictures and information.
The build began as a CAD (computer-aided design) drawing, and once the sketch was made by John Red Design, Mikhail Smolânovym changed the suspension setup to lower ground clearance for a more aggressive stance. Smolânovym then modified the controls with the front brake and clutch levers boasting a remote-controlled buttons to adjust the air suspension.
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All the details, right down to the exhaust system are hand made, and the bike was fitted with Brembo brakes as well as custom multi-spoke wheels to finish off the look. On the tech side of things, there’s a storage space under the seat that’s been fitted with a USB socket to charge your smartphone.