Ferrari V4 Concept Motorcycle

I have seen a couple of Ferrari theme motorcycles. But none using Ferrari modern and vintage best lines, technology and engine. This is a V4 engine based on the Ferrari Enzo Block shape. The oil sump was moved forward and the engine lower case was reshaped to a mono block gearbox 
that support the swing arm radial movements. Hydraulic 
engine unit supplies pressure for smart shock damping system and clutch. The engine is both air and water cooled with the lower fins taken from a traditional Ferrari engine 
and blending with the bottom of the fairing. The swingarm is a two arms radial mechanism. Movements are controlled by a radial shock pre loaded by composite material omega springs. You can choose from two modes for ground clearance and when needed a sensor will override any selection. The rider can select from two shock damping styles for each clearance mode. The Diagnostic and monitor info is of the type “touch screen” based on Ferrari engine management computer system. You can also operate and control suspension modes, GPS, radio, anti-theft device etc. Hand controls design was taken from the throttle quadrant 
of a F16 fighter jet.
 Switches are a mix of toggles push buttons and one- finger dials.
The idea is to match the control panel found on the Ferrari F1 steering wheel…


16 Responses to “Ferrari V4 Concept Motorcycle”

  1. 1 Titus Sep 25th, 2008 at 10:24 am

    No doubt, that guy has fantastic 3D skills, anyway Enzo Ferrari would be turning in his grave: technical ideas apart, that bike really look as an ugly cetacean… And a bike must be beautiful, namely a working and exciting technical object in a beautiful shape. A beautiful bike is when whatever old you be, whatever your culture degree be, you are totally dumbfounded and making your mouth water when you see it whizzing or standing. Timeless beauty. What about you’ll think of that bike in twenty years? Up with the concept bikes, but they are becoming all the same thing. IMO…

  2. 2 jatinder Sep 25th, 2008 at 1:37 pm

    what the hell is this?u call this a motorcycle.a motorcycle is a machine that u can ride not what u spend million of dollar and put it up in u room like metal piece.

    but u know,lots of people will praise this and would like to spend rediculous amount of money,only beacause it is made by ferrari.whats so great about it?

    nothing but hypocracy and arrogance.

  3. 3 burnout Sep 25th, 2008 at 1:51 pm

    hmmmmm! peace

  4. 4 Fausto Simoes Sep 25th, 2008 at 3:19 pm

    It looks like a lobster with the claws removed and two wheels glued to it. Mmmm…lobster-where’s the garlic butter!

  5. 5 Nicker Sep 26th, 2008 at 12:39 am

    Looks very interesting.

    Lots of stuff going on there.
    Certainly would like to see what’s in that engine.
    Wish the “here” link worked, i’d like to see more.


  6. 6 gustian Sep 26th, 2008 at 3:38 am

    RE “Wish the “here” link worked, i’d like to see more.”

    Hi Nicker, try again, now it works.

    There’s two pages full off text and pics.(dressed and undressed)

    IMHO, the black version they’re showing looks much cooler .

    Ready for the salttrac…….????


  7. 7 saorijohn Sep 26th, 2008 at 7:55 am

    I’m diggin the headlamp mount.

  8. 8 Big Joe Sep 26th, 2008 at 9:12 am


  9. 9 Rodent Sep 26th, 2008 at 2:17 pm

    It ain’t any uglier than some of the bikes from other builders and it’s got a better petigree

  10. 10 Knucklehead Sep 27th, 2008 at 8:59 am

    It’s a custom. Come on. Arlen has glassed a few bike’s I would not ride but they do look real cool sitting there.

  11. 11 Dave B. Sep 27th, 2008 at 10:14 pm

    I would have expected a more aggressive, angular, look from Ferrari. This looks a little “swoopy” for my taste.
    However, I do like what’s going on under the skin! Lots of thought toward engineering, just not enough on style.

  12. 12 Mick Chadwick- Custom Sep 28th, 2008 at 3:02 pm

    Looks a bit like a wooden kids toy from taiwan or far east-

  13. 13 krugger Sep 29th, 2008 at 10:22 am

    tires looks good…..

  14. 14 Biker Bob Sep 29th, 2008 at 2:33 pm

    It’s on the menu at Red Lobster,…….

  15. 15 Jeff Nicklus Sep 30th, 2008 at 11:20 am

    I like it !!!!!

    Over & Out,


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