Detailing World  

Go Back   Detailing World > Newbies, Rules & Announcements > The Daily News Zone
DW Home Forum Home Merchandise Store Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

The Daily News Zone Want to keep up with whats happening in the Automotive industry - Check back here daily.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-02-2018, 08:03 AM   #1
WHIZZER
T-Cut King (admin)
 
WHIZZER's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: On DW
Posts: 27,388
Thanks: 11,441
Thanked 16,675 Times in 6,153 Posts
Garage
Industry news - What if Car makers made Bikes!

Some of the strangest automotive fantasies we have seen down the years include retro supercars, modern supercars from unusual brands, and even SUV sports cars. But what would it look like if car manufacturers decided to turn their sights on motorcycles? Jennings Harley Davidson has created six renderings of cars that have been turned into motorcycles and many of the automotive designs have translated extremely well to two wheels.

Based on a McLaren 720S and built on a carbon fiber chassis, the first rendering is of a McLaren Sport Bike. The McLaren design translates extremely well to a motorcycle, and we imagine there would be plenty of interest in this superbike if it ever came to life. The next bike is a chopper based on the Ford Mustang. Even the wheels look like they belong on a vintage Mustang. The third bike is called the Porsche Cafe Racer. Cafe racers are optimized for speed, handling and quick rides over short distances. Like a Porsche car, this bike was designed for the race track



or a Mustang



Porsche



So far, these motorcycles have all been designed for going fast. Like cars, some people like to use bikes to commute. That is why Jennings designed the Renault Scooter, which looks like a great way to commute in a crowded city

Renault



the Land Rover Dirt Bike handles the need to go off-roading, just like a Land Rover truck.

Land Rover




Those who want something even more comfortable would opt for the Rolls-Royce Touring Bike, which looks incredibly comfortable






source https://carbuzz.com/news/what-would-...ld-motorcycles
__________________
WHIZZER is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2018, 08:48 AM   #2
bluechimp
Washmitt Meister
 
bluechimp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 152
Thanks: 71
Thanked 51 Times in 49 Posts
Wow these look great, no doubt the porsche one could be made exclusive and sold for millions, someone would “have to have it”. Wierdly I quite like the Renault commuter as I seem to be a fan of their design language at the minute.
bluechimp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2018, 09:20 AM   #3
bradleymarky
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
bradleymarky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Cloud Cuckoo land.
Posts: 3,175
Thanks: 494
Thanked 1,348 Times in 958 Posts
They`d all probably be overpriced anyway, i`d wait for the Lada bike to come out.
bradleymarky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2018, 09:46 AM   #4
Nanoman
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
Nanoman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: West Central Scotland
Posts: 2,830
Thanks: 2,090
Thanked 1,887 Times in 1,005 Posts
Garage
Renault and RR get the thumbs up from me. The others look either massively fugly or just like any other bike... Mclaren and Land Rover all have many lookalikes.
Nanoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2018, 10:03 AM   #5
Shiny
DW Forum Sponsor
 
Shiny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Swindon
Posts: 5,920
Thanks: 1,270
Thanked 2,989 Times in 1,866 Posts
Garage
Some car makers are way ahead of the game




(For the pedants, yes i know Honda are a bike maker, who make cars, so they are kind of car maker that makes bikes).
__________________
Lloyd



Shiny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2018, 11:22 AM   #6
weedougall78
Washmitt Meister
 
weedougall78's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: UK
Posts: 153
Thanks: 238
Thanked 108 Times in 85 Posts
Garage
I'm not at all into bikes, but I really like the look of the Porsche and the Roller.

Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
weedougall78 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
DTO Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
DTO Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors