News Bimota Releases DB12 B.Tourist & BB2 by sak_art

Bimota Releases DB12 B.Tourist & BB2 by sak_art

Bimota Motorcycles unveiled at EICMA

At EICMA 2012 in Milan, Biomota unveiled its latest creations – the DB12 B.Tourist and the BB2 designed by sak_art.

The BB2 concept was born from the important cooperation between Bimota and BMW Motorrad. This new cooperation will bring a lot of interesting surprises in the immediate future. Already in 2013 see the light of the BB2, a project that combines the unique style of Bimota, the talent of the Tuscan firm sak_art design and the 193-horsepower inline four, BMW Motorrad engine that powers the BMW S1000RR superbike.

The DB12 B.Tourist is the first sport tourer by Bimota. And at its heart is a Ducati Desmodromic Testastretta 4-valve 1198cc. Sak_art designed this model with a mission; a Bimota for the rider who loves to travel with rear passenger and experience the 365 days per year. But the bike still remains a Bimota; two souls in a name, B.Tourist…Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The Bimota DB12 B.Tourist will be commercialized during the 2013.

Speaking of the design process, sak_art says: “Our planning program includes first sketches and digital design renderings. The next stage includes the study of aesthetic – functional practicability and the realization of 1/1 scale drawings, then the creation of the polyurethane exposition prototype in complete sinergy with our craftsmen. We give birth to concrete models ready for the product to be industrialized.”

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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