Mar 17, 2016

This Guy Used a Maserati Engine to Build a 470 HP Motorcycle

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (2)

 

When you came across a V8 4.7L Maserati 32-valve engine most people would not think: I wonder if I can build a motorcycle around that? Clearly, most people are not Ludovic Lazareth, a custom builder and modifier of bikes and cars who is well known for his exotic designs and builds.

While he insists the Lazareth – LM 847 is ‘strictly a mechanical sculpture designed around the motorcycle’s engineering,’ the 400 kg (880 lb), 475 hp beast is a sight to behold.

The body is made from polyester and carbon fiber and the specs… well the specs are insane. You can find them below along with some amazing photos of this badass motorcycle.

For more information visit the official Lazareth website.

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (12)

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (8)

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (10)

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (1)

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (4)

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (11)

 

 

ENGINE
V8 4.7L Maserati 32-valve cylinder: 4691 cc displacement Collector: 2 stainless steel manifolds 4 in 1

TRANSMISSION
Hydraulic coupler – 1 speed
final Chain transmission

PERFORMANCES
470 hp at 7000 rpm
Torque 620 Nm at 4750 rpm

BRAKING
Front: Dual 420mm discs perimeter
Stirrups Nissin 8 pistons

Rear: Double 255mm Brembo 4-piston disc
Mirrors and levers Rizoma

Tyres: Michelin Power Cup Evo

DIMENSIONS
Length: 2650mm Width: 900mm Height: 1000mm Wheelbase: 1850mm Weight: 400kg

CHASSIS
Body: polyester and carbon
Shocks: TFX Suspension Technology

 

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (3)

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (9)

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (7)

 

motorcycle powered by maserati engine Lazareth LM 847 (6)

 

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