Motorcycle with a Rolls Royce Allison Turbine

420RR Motorcycle with a Rolls Royce Allison Turbine

Marine Turbine Technologies is a company located in Franklin, Louisiana that specializes in turbine engines being used for industrial applications. Some of their products include water pumping for fire fighting or flood control and generators. However the company also makes a motorcycle called the “420RR” that’s powered by a Rolls Royce Allison 250-C20 series turbine. … Read more

Custom Motorcycle with a Twin-Turbo BMW V8 Update 2

Custom Motorcycle with a Twin-Turbo BMW V8

ProBoost is a company in Saarenkylä, Finland that specializes in turbo kits for motorcycles and snowmobiles. They also build custom motorcycles for drag racing or street use. Their newest creation is powered by a twin-turbo 4.0 L BMW M60B40 V8. It makes 282 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque naturally aspirated but should make 400-500 … Read more

Custom Motorcycle with a Twin-Turbo BMW V8 Update

Custom Motorcycle with a Twin-Turbo BMW V8

ProBoost in Saarenkylä, Finland has made progress on their custom motorcycle since our previous article. All the work on the chassis is complete and painted. The team has moved on to installing the suspension and brake components. If you would like to build your own BMW V8 powered motorcycle ProBoost is selling frames for $2,400. … Read more

Custom Motorcycle with a Twin-Turbo BMW V8

Custom Motorcycle with a Twin-Turbo BMW V8

ProBoost is a company in Saarenkylä, Finland that makes turbo kits for motorcycles and snowmobiles. However they are also building a custom motorcycle. The custom chassis is built around the power plant, a 4.0 L BMW M60B40 V8 running twin-turbos. The 4.0 L V8 produces 282 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque from the factory … Read more

Piaggio Ape 50 with a Honda CBR600 Inline-Four

Piaggio Ape 50 with a CBR600 inline-four

The Piaggio Ape three-wheeled light commercial vehicle produced since 1948. A popular modification is swapping the weak engines for much larger motorcycle engines. Gianmarco Gentili owned a Piaggio Ape 50 and after seeing videos of these little beasts racing he decided to build his own in seven months. Gianmarco started by building his own custom … Read more