Icon Sheene : 2010 Mototype

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The Sheene, of which just 52 ever be made, is a new breed of bike, the ultrabike.

The Icon is a fitting tribute to Barry and is handmade in Britain. It features levels of power and performance. And massively entertaining to ride

A powerful and unique 200 mph, 257 turbo charged work of

Wherever you look on the Icon you’ll find something and intriguing.

Just 52 will be and sold worldwide, one for each of Barry’s life. Each will feature its own unique style airbrushed pin-up and playing card, located on the The owner can choose their card from the ‘pack’ of 52 and feature, the bodywork concept and is by Mike Fairholme, Barry’s helmet designer and painter his World Championship days.

has also designed helmets for Mansell, Coulthard, Piquet and amongst many others.

is the only motorcycle in the world to the Sheene name, with and Stephanie’s signatures on the yoke and endorsement from the Sheene

The Icon Sheene is one of the world’s powerful production road and was designed and built by businessman Morris. “It’s been five years in the making and to seen it put through its paces by son Freddie and nephew Scott was a crowning moment. The bike now has its new it runs faultlessly and I love the The engineering work by some of the who worked with Barry is

You couldn’t get better. Its … and exotic and there’s nothing like a turbo charged it sounds awesome” said “I’m just so pleased the whole concept.” The bike is designed for speed and you can see footage of the test at www.iconsheene.com

The bike, at a cool £107,000 is the most production bike in the world and one will be bespoke for each with a special fitting and a journey of the build process. is more than the bike, it is a of the Barry Sheene legend. receive individual attention Andrew and the whole project is the watchful eye of Steve ‘Stavros’ Barry’s life-long friend and mate and the Sheene family. alloy chassis, lightweight, carbon fibre bodywork, wheels, every angle you at it from is just perfection” Parrish.

For your money you get a precision engineered, carbon aluminium framed powerhouse of a and you join the exclusive Sheene 52 Orders are being taken and a few playing cards are on hold, the ace of spades. With just 52 made worldwide interested are urged to register their without delay at info@iconsheene.com

Andrew said “I designed and this bike as a tribute to the Barry Sheene and we’ve blessed to have the support of his in particular his wife Stephanie and son Barry broke the mould and glamour and excitement to motorcycling in the and 80s and we’d like to think, if he was today, this bike be his road bike of choice and a he’d loved to have involved in.”

The connection Barry includes:

• Family in particular from wife and son Freddie

• Project overview friend and team mate (Stavros) Parrish, who is also road tester and development

• Nephew Scott Smart has tested the bike and given it the up

• The top yoke is hand engraved Barry and Stephanie’s signatures

• The top also features an original, silver ‘Sheene Duck’ by a leading Swiss watchmaker, Preziuso

• Individual details by Mike Fairholme, who designed and Barry’s race helmets

• A lightweight, tubular aluminium designed and manufactured by Spondon, the • frame builder who supplied during his racing career

• The number 7 features on the precision alloy plenum chamber and is embroidered on the heart-shaped Alcantara-upholstered

• The Suzuki engine has special Barry Sheene won his two back-to-back World Championships riding a and it is the brand with which he is closely associated

• High braking system from the Swedish firm ISR, as by Barry

• The lightweight carbon are designed by Sheene’s original champion manufacturer

• Bodywork layered by Alan Roberts at who used to work with at Harris’s and more recently has with Scott Smart

by Sheene’s best friend, Parrish.

They raced each other in the Suzuki team and later became friends, Steve Parrish Barry and comments on the Icon :

“I am so very pleased the Icon has been sculpted, a living, whirlwind of a tribute to a great For me, Barry was like having a brother and mate, all in one amazing

“Now 52 lucky people can in a legacy that will them of how Barry Sheene the whole motorcycle industry the world. Barry would been very proud to see astonishing piece of British excellence, unique in every just as he was, being and ridden fast by like-minded

“Barry’s last words to me ‘Stavros, at least we’re not to … wondering’, which if you ever wondered what was like, you ought to experience it for That was our philosophy and we lived by

“Another of his famous insights ‘Never wait for your to come in, there are times you have to swim out to meet

“With these two thoughts in now is the time for you to start swimming ownership of one of these fabulous Steve Parrish

Additional from creator Andrew

The iconic racer was an inspiration to from a very early “Even as a young boy watching race on my parents’ television, it was that here was a man with style and panache.

“He was such a racer and so supremely talented, as as he was still in contact with his even if he was a long way down the you always had the sense that could still pull off the And so often, he did! Until the flag fell, he just ease off, didn’t faith.”

Sheene’s persona off the also resonated with “Check out the photographs of Sheene, in so of them he’s grinning. He to have an irrepressible spirit, after huge accidents, a of life and enjoying himself. And I admire the fact that he was himself and never felt he had to to anyone else’s standards.”

Creating and developing the Icon has introduced Andrew to many of the characters associated with during his career, both on and off the “It has been an honour and a privilege to and work alongside people who Barry well. You don’t become world champion a great team behind you and the that we have been in collaboration with some of very same people me feel proud and humble.

the backing of Barry Sheene’s is also a tremendous honour. I believe that we’ve some of the great man’s and passion in the Icon Sheene – I’m Barry would have


• Engine: 1400cc, cylinders, turbo charged

• Oil cooled with two high polished oil coolers

• Con rods:

Icon Sheene

• Pistons: Wiseco

• Turbo: hybrid turbo, with dump valve and waste

• Max power: 257bhp

• Max torque: 133 ft lb

• 6-speed quick shift, to individual specification

• Exhaust: made, stainless steel, formed, aurally tuned

• ECU stand alone unit full data logging and mapping allowing full of boost

• Clocks: Polished clocks with digital and multi-functional display

• Seat: Trimmed in alcantara Sheene 7 in back pad

• Frame: alloy by Spondon

• Front Bitubo inverted racing fully adjustable forks

• yokes: Hand crafted and with Barry Stephanie signatures

• Rear suspension: racing specification, fully

• Swinging arm: Hand aluminium alloy with paddock stand location and unique aluminium hugger

• Carbon fibre, ultra-light, specification

• Front brakes: ISR machined six piston calipers, floating discs and race

• Rear brake: ISR billet single disc, four calipers

• Headlamp. HID with LED surround

• Bodywork: Hand carbon fibre, with steel louvres

• Paintwork: by Mike Fairholme

• Fuel Hand crafted aluminium alloy race-style filler cap

• capacity: 24 litres

• Kerb 200 kilos

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