Vrooooom - This Motorbike Rocks!

By Meera Dolasia on October 11, 2008

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The crouching Jaguar affixed atop its namesake car is probably more popular than the car itself. Now a British motorcycle enthusiast has taken his love for the logo, to a whole new dimension . With the help of a designer and motorbike manufacturer, he has built a bike on which the traditional body has been replaced with the sleek sculptured Jaguar logo.

Barend Hemmes, from Bermondsey, South London, says the idea came to him when he was doodling in the office, combining company logos with motorbikes. It suddenly struck him how well the Jaguar logo went with the motorbike - and he decided to combine the two.

Teaming up with designer Lee J. Rowland and a sculptor he managed to complete the fiberglass bodywork for the bike. He then enlisted motorbike manufacturer, Polar Bikes, to build the stainless steel frame.

The bike's engine, a V-twin motor was chosen because it makes the best purrrrrrrrring sound. It's wheels and other parts were taken from a classic Japanese sports bike bought of e-Bay. While the bike looks like it's raring to go, it can only reach speeds of upto 50mph.

But that is probably good news for all bike enthusiasts, who want to admire this amazingly chic 6ft long bike that sports the license plate cat1, as it purrs past them. The total cost of this cool contraption? - A mere 240,000 British Pounds (about $400,000 USD).

Source: Topspeed.com

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  • my name JamesSunday, May 22, 2016 at 2:39 pm
    i like it very much
    • titanic bro Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 1:28 pm
      I want that so bad bro!!!!!
      • JV TiGer Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:23 am
        that looks so cool
        • joeypoeycoolmen
          joeypoeycoolmenWednesday, January 27, 2016 at 8:16 am
          looks weird!
          • xxxml47xxx
            xxxml47xxxTuesday, January 26, 2016 at 6:30 am
            not cool at all!
            • INCORECTThursday, October 15, 2015 at 10:00 am
              awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
              • rad man Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7:31 am
                dude that thing is rad
                • AWESOMEWednesday, May 13, 2015 at 9:14 am
                  I WANT THAT
                  • manTuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:56 pm
                    its mine
                    • cool guyWednesday, March 18, 2015 at 6:56 am
                      nice ride

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