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BMW M6 gets new Competition Package

With 560 horsepower on tap, the BMW M6 is already plenty powerful and capable. Those looking for an extra boost, however, may be interested in the new Competition Package.<p>While BMW already offered a Competition Package before, the new one is even more powerful. Where the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 in …

Drag King: Taking the Sprintbeemer ‘Furtherer’

Sprintbeemer is one of the most famous custom bikes of recent years. And it goes as fast as it looks, winning the hotly contested StarrWars sprint at the 2013 Glemseck festival.<p>Most builders would be content to sit back on their laurels after that—but not Séb Lorentz of The Lucky Cat Garage. With …

Factory Fresh: Auto Fabrica's super clean SR400

At a glance, Yamaha’s re-issued SR400 is virtually indistinguishable from its vintage counterparts. Which is probably why it’s so popular.<p>It has all the charm associated with the iconic SR designation, with the added benefits of fuel injection and ‘new bike’ reliability. A combination that led Auto …

What if T.E. Lawrence rode a BMW R100GS?

The last Das Traumwerk build we featured was controversial to say the least: a boardtracker with a bright yellow engine. Now Alex Ahrer and Herwig Prammer are at it again, with their mischievous Austrian sense of humour.<p>This time, they’ve taken inspiration from the 1962 film <i>Lawrence of Arabia</i>. They …

The Hunter: A Scrambler With Extra Firepower

The Triumph Scrambler’s biggest selling point is its looks. It might not be the strongest contender in the performance department, but it has a nostalgic appeal that few others can match. And it’s easy to upgrade.<p>This stunning Triumph Scrambler was built by Erne’s Euromotos—a dealership and custom …

Bridgestone presenta los colores para cada neumático

La marca de neumáticos <b>Bridgestone ha confirmado las nuevas combinaciones de colores para sus gomas en el Mundial de MotoGP</b> para este 2015, así que …

Action! Vimeo launches The Greasy Hands Preachers

This weekend, the definitive film about the new wave custom scene is released to the public.<p>Following its premiere at the San Sebastian film festival, <i>The Greasy Hands Preachers</i> is going global with Vimeo. From Sunday you can stream and download the 90-minute documentary—and you can pre-book right …

Motorcycles

BMW K 1600 GTL Project: The Builders

Harley-Davidson dominates the heavyweight custom scene in Japan: many of the top builders work on no other marque. But BMW has just disrupted that paradigm with its ‘Ignite Straight 6’ project: it’s given its luxury K 1600 GTL tourer to two of Japan’s most esteemed motorcycle craftsmen.<p>Keiji …

BMW K1600 GTL Custom Project

At the Osaka Motorcycle Show, BMW Japan has just thrown the wraps off two extreme customs based on the K1600 GTL. That’s the range-topping luxury tourer, a road-going spaceship powered by a 1649cc inline six—and probably packed with more electronics than any other motorcycle on the market …

Maxed Out: Yamaha’s Yard Built VMAX custom

The mighty V-Max is thirty years old this year. And it’s still making the news—for both the right and the wrong reasons.<p>Its creator, Kenji Ekuan of GK Design, died a few days ago. Ekuan isn’t as well known as European designers such as Massimo Tamburini or Miguel Galluzzi, but he should be. His …

Peugeot pone en promoción su Satelis 400i

La <b>marca Peugeot ha confirmado que su modelo Satelis 400i llega a la Red de Concesionarios con un precio promocional de 5.799 euros</b> en todas sus …

Nueva MV Agusta Stradale 800

La marca <b>MV Agusta nos ha presentado su nueva Stradale 800</b>, esta máquina ha sido ideada para una conducción polivalente, con la que además buscamos …