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249,991.00 Motorcycle.

FERRARI D.O.H.C - MOTORCYCLE - UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!!
ANY P/X-40-80 PICS ON WEBSITE-UK/IRL/WORLDWIDE DELIVERY Price: 249,991.00





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It all started when David Kay wrote to Enzo Ferrari's son Piero, requesting to build a one-off motorcycle sporting the famous prancing horse badge in tribute to his late father. In a letter dated maranello, 23rd May 1990 and signed by P Ferrari himself (included in the comprehensive press and information file on this lot) Kay receives: ' the approval to place the Ferrari badge on your motorbike' and is wished good luck with his project. When highly reputed MV Agusta 'guru' David Kay set about building this unique piece of engineering from scratch, he looked towards both the future and the past, as he thought of what may have been if Ferrari would have decided to produce a GT or endurance racing machine. Kay was inspired by the fact that Enzo had started his racing on a Scott two-stroke machine and so a project representing over 3,000 man-hours of work was launched.

The engine is a 'scratch built' 900cc, transverse, double overhead camshaft, four cylinder, eight valve unit with magnesium and alloy casings, driven through a five speed gearbox. The tubular chassis is made of Reynolds 531 tube, engineering on the motorcycle is irreproachable and the detail is quite astounding. The attention to this is quite incredible, with the master cylinder built into the obviously one off digital instrument panel and is again portrayed with the exquisite steering damper. Terry Hall, who also produced the double curvature reverse cone megaphones, made the entire bodywork out of aluminium. In Kay's own words these are too beautiful to merely funnel exhaust gases from engine to atmosphere; 'the noise is like a Messerschmitt chasing a Spitfire'.

The front end is very contemporary in conception with Forcelle Italia upside down forks, massive twin piston Brembo disc brakes front and rear (6 pot calipers to the front, 4 to the rear) and special 17 inch hand spun Astralite wheels. WPS twin rear shock absorbers complete the basic specification.

Four years after starting on the project, although tested but never to its full capacity, the 'Ferrari 900' has an estimated top speed of 265 km/h producing 105bhp at 8,800rpm with a dry weight of a mere 172kg.

The bike has been featured with acclaim in worldwide publications ranging from 'Scuderia' in Japan, 'Themen & Trends' in Germany, 'Motociclismo' in Italy, 'SM30' in Spain and obviously 'Motor Cycle News' in the UK; not forgetting a full half page colour spread in the 'Daily Telegraph'! With a long article in Mike Walker's recognised work 'The MV Story', it has also been the star of several TV programs and exhibited at the Coventry Classic Bike show to mention just a few occasions.

Having spent most of its life in the vendor's drawing room and rightly regarded as a work of art, he has now decided that the time has come for this masterpiece to find a new custodian. In today's world of mass production, the chance to purchase this officially acknowledged one off tribute to Enzo Ferrari, may never arise again.

Interested? Get in touch: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...m=170415702965

Sorry guys, I am letting this one go, No Money to Buy Ferrari
Anyway never knew there was a Ferrari Motorbike.
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i ll pass this auction,i dont like red bikes ...
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see red is fast
Actually, as some of you may already know, Ferrari refused to build any bike(or car, for that matter) green because they knew they could not live up to the reputation of the GREEN '09 Versys that would eventually be built.

This is no sh**. Use Google to find out the truth about colors and relative speed.

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Color Frequency Wavelength
violet 668789 THz 380450 nm
blue 631668 THz 450475 nm
cyan 606630 THz 476495 nm
green 526606 THz 495570 nm
yellow 508526 THz 570590 nm
orange 484508 THz 590620 nm
red 400484 THz 620750 nm

Blue is still high than Green and the rest of the V color.

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I'd jump on this one in a hearbeat but I prefer a standard riding position. Oh, well. Maybe next time.

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Actually, as some of you may already know, Ferrari refused to build any bike(or car, for that matter) green because they knew they could not live up to the reputation of the GREEN '09 Versys that would eventually be built.V-Zee
No. Check out BRG (British Racing Green) for the reason, and the D-Jag.

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But not reliable ...


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Where can I get parts for it?
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No. Check out BRG (British Racing Green) for the reason, and the D-Jag.
Eddie, I agree, D-Jags were fast, and beat those red cars regularly, too! However, blue (much the same as your bike) is the French national color?

Fasto, Nice research!, but of course........totally irrelevant.

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