BMW R1200R Drag Bike by Nicolas Petit

01/11/2017 @ 12:06 pm, by Jensen Beeler9 COMMENTS

Nicolas Petit has a way of inking motorcycle designs that we didn’t even know we wanted. First it was drawings of dustbin motorcycles, and now its his drag bike creation, which is based off the BMW R1200R.

BMW’s boxer-twin engine doesn’t lend itself to being a great platform for drag racing, but you have to admit that this is a handsome ride, even if it’s all show and no go.

With BMW filling every niche under the two-wheeled sun with its bikes though, we wouldn’t be that surprised to see the Germans follow-up with something similar to what the French designer has done here. After all, BMW Motorrad is rumored to be working on an XDiavel-killer, and then there’s…

Source: Nicolas Petit Motorcycle Crèation

  • motobyte

    Interesting design. Something out of the box. I dig it.

  • motoschmoto

    Not bad. The Ducati Draxter concept you linked is seriously one of the best looking bikes I think I’ve ever seen.

  • Superlight

    It would seem the line-6 BMW motor would better fit this segment.

  • TB

    It’s a nice looking concept, but what’s with the creepy shadow in the background?

  • motoschmoto

    No clue how, but I seriously did not even see that!

  • Andre Capitao Melo

    For scale, most likely.

  • Ryan Donahue

    Beautiful bike! I love the livery. And in no way is it practical… and that’s ok.

  • TB

    I thought about that, but is that what the 95th percentile looks like these days? I’ve not been keeping with the evolution of millennials but ..damn…

  • She’s sucking it in.