BMW HP2 Megamoto Motorcycle

The BMW HP2 Megamoto is the second model in the new HP (High Performance) line and here, too, brand values have been consistently implemented. Driving performance and dynamics have been increased and the motorcycle design reduced to its essential elements. The BMW HP2 Megamoto transfers the BMW HP2 Enduro’s attributes of dynamics, lightness and technical perfection to the road. An optimized engine output, an adjustable upside-down fork and the spring strut serve its adaptation for road use, as do a suitable set of tires and cast aluminum wheels. The stylistic expression of this motorcycle is characterized by a compact form, with the emphasis on the front. Viewed from behind and from the rider?s position, its slim silhouette conveys this motorcycle’s easy mobility, as well as a touch of sensuality and driving pleasure.

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PANDINUS Concept Motorcycle by Konstantin Laskov

PANDINUS is a concept motorcycle designed by Konstantin Laskov for his client, Robert Herrmann. The brief was to come up with unique, limited edition street motorbike. Since this Bulgarian designer has been hooked on motorcycle all his life, this wasn’t a difficult task for him to do.

PANDINUS features bulky, naked design, the engine frame reminds us to Frog e-bike, except that Frog features hollow body to create the feeling of lightness. All parts are exposed, giving you modern look through open design.

Designer : Konstantin Laskov

PANDINUS Concept Motorcycle by Konstantin Laskov

PANDINUS Concept Motorcycle by Konstantin Laskov

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BMW Motorrad Concept 101 Motorcycle : High-Performance, Emotional, and Highly Exclusive 6-cylinder Motorcycle

BMW Motorrad Concept 101 Motorcycle was introduced during the special get-together on the shores of Lake Como. This concept motorbike blends the traditional and contemporary, it’s a breathtaking concept study that opens up new chapter in the history of BMW concept bikes.

This concept study represents BMW Motorrad interpretation of the dream of freedom and independence, a perfect form of “American Touring” idea. Concept 101 is a combination of elegance, power, and luxury on two wheels. The name itself indicates the capacity of the bike, 1,649 cc approx. equivalent to 101 cubic inches, this is American unit of measurement for cylinder capacity. Basically this motorcycle moves into a sphere that goes beyond horsepower and acceleration figures, it provides you with remarkable riding experience full of power and tranquility. You’ll be amazed by the enormous torque of the in-line 6-cyclinder engine, it is able to generate extraordinary pulling power on the road.

 

Designer : BMW

BMW Motorrad Concept 101 Motorcycle

BMW Motorrad Concept 101 Motorcycle

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BMW iR Concept Motorcycle for Future MotoGP racing

BMW iR concept motorcycle is a design study for future MotoGP racing. It’s an electric motorbike that focuses on mid-race transformation for enhanced performance. During a straightaway stretch of the race course, this bike features a long low profile, but as it approaches a turn, the fork angle lessens and the swing arm/shaft shortens to decrease the rake and raise its ground clearance to create an optimal cornering experience.

The body features clean and simple design with minimal clutter, it focuses on surfacing at a maximum. Since BMW iR has been designed as an electric motorcycle, there’s no need for fuel tank. Replacing the traditional fuel tank, there’s a beautiful subframe designed to support the rider. The seat features unique shape with integrated knee pads, designed as one sturdy structure. Considering the amount of negative space throughout the concept, the designer was able to design an extremely lightweight feel motorcycle without looking flimsy. Equipped with a lightweight plastic housing, the awesome asymmetrical eyes of the bike are surrounded by translucent lenses, creating a unique glow the head light is turned on.

Designer : Jordan Cornille

BMW iR Concept Motorcycle by Jordan Cornille

BMW iR Concept Motorcycle by Jordan Cornille

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Alpha Motorcycle Concept Design Study for BMW

As a fan of BMW, Mehmet Doruk Erdem has designed a futuristic motorcycle that combines old school style.

BMW brand has been a ‘passion’ for me since my childhood. That is the reason why I have decided to design something ‘personal’ for this brand. The motorcycle of my dreams should aim at speed but should not lose its roots, originating from the past.

This is the main reason why the design contains motives of a few different styles. I would like to share my last motorcycle design with you, which is called ‘BMW ALPHA‘. It has been designed for a unique target: Speed. The front section of ‘ALPHA’ has been designed specifically for minimizing the wind effect on the rider. The most vital aspect of this specific design is in its futuristic characteristic and it has been styled mainly for Salt Lake speed record attempts rather than daily usage. My main purpose while designing ALPHA was combining latest technology with old school style.

Designer : Mehmet Doruk Erdem

Alpha Motorcycle Concept Design Study for BMW by Mehmet Doruk Erdem

Alpha Motorcycle Concept Design Study for BMW by Mehmet Doruk Erdem

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Lane Splitter : Futuristic Car that Splits Into Motorcycles

Mark Wilson of Fast Company has a cool (or crazy) idea about a futuristic car with ability to split into 2 motorcycles. Argodesign has done a great job in visualizing this futuristic idea into something tangible and beautiful. Called as Lane Splitter, this futuristic vehicle is an all-electric vehicle that splits into 2 closed-top motorcycles when you need it to be. As a car, it might not look really cool, but when it transforms into 2 personal urban motorbike, it looks kinda stylish.

This project was lead by Chipp Walters, he had designed several projects for NASA in the 80’s and 90’s, as you can see here, he has turned something from idea and sketches into something realistic enough that people might buy it. This innovative car embraces asymmetry where the motorcycles could be flat on the inside but curved on the outside. It features safe locking mechanisms that would attach the vehicles near the bottom of the frame. The equipped auto parking system just like some smart cars have today can guide these motorcycles to park while docking together.

Designer : Mark Wilson

Lane Splitter Hybrid Car by Mark Wilson

Lane Splitter Hybrid Car by Mark Wilson

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Rivet One Motorcycle : Steampunk Inspired Motorcycle That Will Blow Your Mind

RIVET One motorcycle features steampunk design with futuristic touch. It’s a project born out of William Shatner and American Wrench corporation, they came together to create a vehicle that hasn’t been done before. Shatner, a 83 year old actor has traveled across U.S. many times in many forms but never on a motorcycle. When a staff of American Wrench met him at an autograph signing, he invited Shatner to work together to build a custom bike just for him.

Through the mutual passion for motorcycles and fine automobiles, American Wrench has designed and developed a custom motorbike which not only to meet Shatner expectations but also to blow everyone’s minds. This steampunk inspired motorcycle combines the freedom of motorcycle and fine automobile engine, it delivers exhilaration without compromise.

Designer : William Shatner and American Wrench

Rivet One Motorcycle by William Shatner and American Wrench

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Yamaha 03GEN : 03GEN-f and 03GEN-x Motorcycles

Yamaha Motor Co. released the third generation of its GEN models: 03GEN. it consists of 2 concept models that express the GEN concept philosophy: 03GEN-f and 03GEN-x. Both of these vehicle designs are based on the twin front wheels Leaning Multi Wheel model TRICITY.

From : Yamaha

Yamaha 03GEN Motorcycles

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Yamaha Raijin “God of Thunder” Drums Designed by Motorcycle Designers

From motorcycle to music, this is what happens when motorcycle designers are tasked to design a musical instrument: Yamaha Raijin “God of Thunder” Drums. Yamaha Corporation and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has worked together for the “AH A MAY” project. They decided to switch 2 design divisions between them to design products without limiting their creativities and imaginations. We’ve featured Fujin Marimba before, this is the other cool musical instrument: Raijin Drums.

The designer has a vision to design drums that will allow a drummer go beyond existing method to express themselves. The result is globe like drums where performers can let their imaginations run wild on different kinds of drums that surround them. The center piece is the performer, Raijin would definitely create unique dynamic world of sound. Take a look at the first image, Yamaha should dress the guy in orange jumpsuit, with hair like that, he could be Naruto Uzumaki.

Designer : Design Center, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

Yamaha Raijin 'God of Thunder' Drums

Yamaha Raijin 'God of Thunder' Drums

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Be-e Concept Electric Motorcycle by Bez Dimitri

Be-e is a concept of electric motorcycle designed in round forms to cover the batteries and the engine. The large volume body is very useful to hold all the internal system, the upper tank is used to hold a giant radiator including copper mesh that disperses heat from battery and engine. It eliminates conventional radiator to gain lightweight and energy efficient vehicle. Based on its name and appearance, we’re pretty sure you can guess that this concept motorbike is a tribute to bees, an amazing colony bee can create super-organized structured which is reflected in the copper mesh radiator design.

Designer : Bez Dimitri

Be-e Concept Electric Motorcycle by Bez Dimitri

Be-e Concept Electric Motorcycle by Bez Dimitri

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AH A MAY Project: Root Motorcycle by Kazuki Kashiwase

Do you want to know what happen when musical instrument designers design a motorcycle? Well, project AH A MAY (Yamaha spelled backwards) has interesting idea by exchanging Yamaha 2 design divisions and give them tasks outside their design fields without any constraints related to commercialization or production. The project goal is for designers to stimulate each other’s imaginations while creating products that embodied their shared image of Yamaha. The result is amazing, such as Yamaha Root Motorcycle.

This concept motorcycle takes the meters on the instrument panel off the rider’s view. The designer wants to make sure that this little change would enable rider to be a part of the passing scenery, enjoy their surroundings instead of focusing on the instrument panel of the motorbike. The form of Root has been designed to flow continuously from the seat to the fuel tank, inspired by a horse motif that aims to give a sense of harmony among people, nature, and the vehicle.

Designer : Kazuki Kashiwase (Design Laboratory, Yamaha Corporation)

Root Motorcycle by Kazuki Kashiwase (Design Laboratory, Yamaha Corporation)

Root Motorcycle by Kazuki Kashiwase (Design Laboratory, Yamaha Corporation)

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Honda Bulldog Motorcycle Is Your Lovable Touring Partner

Honda unveiled BULLDOG motorcycle during press conference at the 31st Osaka Motorcycle Show 2015. With this model, Honda promotes a new world of leisure with motorcycle, it’s been designed and developed to represent the concept of “Lovable Touring Partner”. So yeah, this motorcycle was designed to become your best companion to enjoy outdoor life, it goes beyond the boundaries of conventional motorbike.

Honda BULLDOG features 15-inch wide tires with low center of gravity. The 730mm seat height ensures comfortable and solid footing. It’s hard not to smile when you see its charming body style, even when you are not a motorcycles fan.

From : Honda

Honda Bulldog Motorcycle

Honda Bulldog Motorcycle

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Feline One Motorcycle Features Clean Lines Enhanced by A Powerful Front Fork and A Hook Shaped Back

Feline One designed by Yacouba Galel is one most luxurious and sophisticated motorcycle available today. This high-tech motorcycle delivers a new vision of motorbike, it features unique look to create immediate impact through its sensual panther style. This project is the result of 4 years of technological research, constructed with highest quality materials with parts manufactured by worldwide manufacturer experts.

Carbon, titanium, aerospace aluminum, combined with fine leather, those are materials used for Feline One. It displays class and elegance in every detail. Yacouba explains that Feline is more than a motorcycle, it combines sophisticated design with high technology for highly demanding customers who look for innovative and unique novelties.

Designer : Yacouba Galle

Feline One Motorcycle by Yacouba Design Studio

Feline One Motorcycle by Yacouba Design Studio

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L Concept Motorcycle by Bandit9

Bandit9 has released L concept motorcycle which will only be available in 9 units. It features powerful 125cc engine with gorgeous silver steel unibody that creates beautiful contrast to its skin leather seat. The minimalist design is achieved through custom engine cover, headlight, break light, turn signals, and L handlebars. Bandit9 keeps their philosophy of creating futuristic motorbikes very seriously, as you can see with all motorbike designs that they have, each model is an evolution of the previous one. You can own this bike for 8,000 USD.

Designer : Bandit9

L Concept Motorcycle by Bandit9

L Concept Motorcycle by Bandit9

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Elio Motors : Affordable 3-Wheel 2-Seater Car for Solo Commuting

Elio is a compact three-wheel vehicle with a price label for only $6,800. Designed by Paul Elio, this car aims to be a solution for today’s generation of drivers where gas prices are constantly spiking. Elio saw the soaring costs of vehicles that we drive, including fuel prices that spike to record highs almost every year while Americans are struggling with an economy that takes too much. Keeping this in mind, Paul decided that the world need radical designed vehicle that is affordable, fun to drive, and super economical.

Elio motor offers you personal transportation alternative, a compact and practical car to drive you around the city. Manufactured in USA, Elio can reach 84 MPG (highway) or 49 MPG in the city. Safety is also the main priority when designing this vehicle, Elio meets highest safety standards for a car, it comes with 3 airbags, a reinforced roll-cage frame, Anti-Lock braking system, and 50-percent larger crush zones compared to similar vehicles.

Designer : Paul Elio

Elio Motors by Paul Elio

Elio Motors by Paul Elio

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