1995 Ferrari 900cc Motorcycle | US$auction | www.bonhams.com
we bet you didn’t know that Ferrari had a two-wheeler in their stable. well, it is not actually an official ride from the prancing horse marque per say but rather, it was created by British engineer, David Kay with the blessing from the Maranello firm. this beautiful example is equipped with a ‘scratch built’ 900cc 4-cylinder magnesium and alloy motor, mated to a five speed transmission and features a tubular chassis made of Reynolds 531 tube, an one-off digital instrumental panel, double curvature reverse cone megaphones, and an aluminum bodywork. other highlights include Forcelle Italia inverted forks, massive twin piston Brembo disc brakes (six-pot calipers up front, and 4-pot at the rear), WPS twin rear shock absorbers, and special 17-inch hand spun Astralite wheels. this Ferrari 900, as it is affectionally known, puts out 105 bhp (78 kW) that propels this 172 kg (379 lbs) bike to a top speed of 265 km/h (165 mph). all in all, more than 3,000 man-hours were put in to create this beautiful machine that pays tribute to the late Enzo Ferrari. honestly, the look isn’t for everyone but nevertheless, this is as close as you can get to a real deal Ferrari bike, without any legal implications. the 1995 Ferrari 900cc Motorcycle by ‘David Kay Engineering’ is set to go under the hammer at the Important Collectors’ Motorcycles Auction, taking place at the Stafford, Staffordshire County Showground on 29 April. the bike is expected to fetch between £75,000 – £100,000 or US$120,000 – US$160,000.