A project, as crazy as the AVUS Circuit in Berlin. It all started during an event at Louyet Motor, were we started changing ideas with Julien Montes-Suarez and Laurent Louyet. How can we give this gorgeous BMW R 18 a sportier and more retro-inspired look. We got in touch with Brice Hennebert of Workhorse Speedshop and it matched immediately. We understood really quick that everything is possible with Brice on top of this project : “Unleash Your Imagination” with the focus on the exquisite details of the motorcycle. The motto was, keep the actual style of the motorcycle “Soul Is All That Matters”. But make it lighter, sportier and give it that retro look by using redefined and exclusive materials.
Custom-made suspension by Ohlins Racing, inboard brake system by Béringer which have their origins from the aviation industry and Old-School wheels from Jonich Wheels.
A lot of research was made in the use of the different materials, aluminum was used in different parts of the motorcycle such as the support of the forks, cache of the cilinders and cache of the engine. And let’s not forget the unique exhaust with visible welding points. The saddle was made by Silver Machine and offers place for two. It’s made of old leather coming from an couch. And did you already notice the beautifully designed slats at the bottom of the motorcycle, also custom-made by Speedhorse Workshop.
Let’s not forget about the little High-Tech side of this motorcycle. We integrated a smartphone for music and navigation, at the same time it also provides all the driving information we need.
Already looking forward to see you on the road. Because after all, this ain’t just a motorcycle to look at.
Want to be one of the happy few? We will build a total of ten AVUS motorcycles! For inquiries, please do contact us to receive more information on this project and its building process.