This bike was built from a wreck. Everything was removed and a custom made tail unit was fitted to the new fabricated rear frame. This bike has hign pipes but they built a version with low pipes that looks pretty damn good as well.
Via Flickr: The “Golden Arrow” with Major Seagrave driving set the record in 1929 at Daytona Beach where it achieved 230 mph. The car was designed by J S irving and was powered by the 900 hp racing version of the Napier Lion aero engine. The car only ran once and is now in the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.
This concept was built by BMW as a celebration for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. It was designed by Paul Bracq, with gullwing doors and was based on a modified 2002 chassis with a mid-mounted engine. The Turbo featured a 200 hp turbocharged version of the engine from the BMW 2002, foam filled front and rear sections to absorb impact, side impact beams, a braking distance monitor utilizing radar,and a futuristic cockpit.
Only two were ever built. BMW later used the Turbo’s design themes on the M1, the 8-Series, the Z1 and the 2008 M1 Homage Concept.