Simon Whitlock created the world’s first 48-cylinder, 4,200cc motorcycle “by bolting a bunch of engine parts together”. Three years and many “huge problems” later, the bike was finally completed. Video clip after the jump.

It needs a 75cc “Donkey” motor under the seat to start the 48-cyl engine. According to the report, the main engine weighs one ton. “Don’t look at it as a bike, look at it as a pure feat of engineering,” he said.

[via LeftLaneNews]

Simon Whitlock created the world’s first 48-cylinder, 4,200cc motorcycle “by bolting a bunch of engine parts together”. Three years and many “huge problems” later, the bike was finally completed. Video clip after the jump.

It needs a 75cc “Donkey” motor under the seat to start the 48-cyl engine. According to the report, the main engine weighs one ton. “Don’t look at it as a bike, look at it as a pure feat of engineering,” he said.

[via LeftLaneNews]