NCR’s M16 MotoGP streetfighter: the most exclusive motorcycle on the planet?

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NCR’s M16 MotoGP streetfighter: the exclusive motorcycle on the planet?

M16 MotoGP streetfighter: the most motorcycle on the planet?

Overkill. The origins are military in nature, a situation where one country has nuclear weapons to destroy more of another nation it would ever need to in to win a war.

But the term applies to today’s sportsbike market, any numpty with a license and a book can waltz into a and wobble out on a thoroughbred race that can break the speed at mid-revs in first gear and faster than any car on the road. Of for some people that’s not enough, bless their – but to create a vehicle that out from the pack in such a of plenty, you have to take to the absolute extreme.

And it’s a long time we saw anything quite as extreme as the NCR a bike that takes one of the expensive roadbikes ever throws almost all of it in the bin and replaces it the most exotic materials on the Gentlemen, start your

Ducati’s Desmosedici RR broke new when it was released in 2006, as the true MotoGP replica for the With more than 200 on tap and an impressively svelte 171kg to about, it looked decades of its time. But now that BMW’s S RR superbike can pretty much those figures for a fraction of the US$77,000 pricetag, Desmosedici can stay ahead of the game by their hallowed steeds off at NCR and them worked over this, the NCR M16.

The very thought of pulling the off a MotoGP bike and making a streetfighter out of it will make people sick to the stomach – but will appreciate the fact NCR’s efforts cut the Ducati to an astonishing 145kg – lighter the Desmosedici ever was in its racing and a pretty amazing achievement that the stock bike was dripping in carbon fiber, and titanium.

The Desmo’s magnesium rims and metal discs are replaced by fiber wheels and ceramic composite discs – so unsprung will be kept at a minimum and power will be absolutely once they’re warm.

The already carbon fiber as are cut down to a bare bikini the aluminum tank and CrMo trellis frame are thrown out in of custom carbon fiber and the swingarm, subframe and tailpiece are out of… you guessed it.

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Anything that’s not fiber is machined from – we’re talking engine clip-ons, fuel filler the whole exhaust systems… not to every single nut and bolt on the Serious stuff. The triple are machined from billet which lets the team a bit, but then they a special Nipploy treatment – we no idea what that is, but it sounds fun.

In the engine department, the roaring V4 gets an NCR Corse racing clutch and a lightened gearbox. The stock Ohlins suspension is by, well, even topper-shelf suspension, the same stuff using in MotoGP this as opposed to 2006, the last the Desmosedici 990cc beast in the top class.

The electronics are just as impressive as the raw muscle and light of the M16. The ECU is pre-programmable with up to 3 engine maps, there’s a adjustable traction control to keep the power under and a datalogging and telemetry system records everything from brake and gear inputs to the suspension’s been up to as you were

The NCR M16 has every right to call exclusive — possibly the exclusive motorcycle in the world at a EUR135,000 — and that’s on top of the of the Desmosedici RR donor bike. certainly a pretty penny, but boy we love to take one down to the to get some milk.

Slap your order at the NCR Factory today – or check the comments below to see how long it takes Gizmag commenter Mr. Stiffy to us he’d prefer a scooter.

Ducati Apollo v4
Ducati Apollo v4
Ducati Apollo v4
Ducati Apollo v4


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