"It makes a MotoGP bike feel like a tractor" - the 500cc GP bike you can buy for trackdays
ONE FOR THE TWO-STROKE loonies: Swiss design specialists Suter, in conjuction with Italian bike builder Paton are marketing a hand-built two-stroke 500cc GP racer.
The 200bhp, 125kg bike has been masterminded by racing guru Eskil Suter and features a similar chassis used on the ill-fated Ilmor X3.
"There was never really a proper 500cc V4 two-stroke people could buy," says Suter.
The former 250 and 500GP racer claims the company's 500 will make a modern MotoGP machines 'feel like a tractor'.
"I wanted to build a 500cc bike anyone could buy," says Suter.
Just one criteria: 'anyone' must have £90,000 going spare.
Posted: 11/11/2009 at 14:51
Posted: 12/11/2009 at 07:02
According to their site they're based in Turbenthal, which is situated, according to Google, in the upper Töss Valley .
Posted: 12/11/2009 at 10:32
Become a fan of Visordown
Follow us on twitter
Other Immediate Media Sites
Our eCommerce Platform
© Immediate Media Company Ltd. 2014 This website is owned and published by Immediate Media Company Limited. www.immediatemedia.co.uk