On Sunday 2 December, Japanese motorcycle customizing specialist
CUSTOM WORKS ZON presented a fascinating tradition indication consecrated by
BMW Motorrad. The centerpiece of a appurtenance is a antecedent of a
totally new fighter engine.
CUSTOM WORKS ZON was founded by Yuichi Yoshizawa and Yoshikazu
Ueda in a prefecture of Shiga in 2003 and is obvious for its
well-developed creations. The tradition builders are frequently invited to
obvious shows in a customizer stage such as “Mama Tried Show” in
Milwaukee, “The Hand Built Motorcycle Show” in Austin and the
“Brooklyn Invitational”. The tiny seminar has lots of prizes and
awards on a shelves – transparent justification of a builders’ skill,
craftsmanship and particular style.
Yuichi Yoshizawa was anxious to combine with BMW Motorrad:
“It was a good respect and a plea to be means to build a motorcycle
around a antecedent of such a fantastic new fighter engine for one of
a many tradition-steeped manufacturers.”
There was a lot of conjecture during a uncover about a prototype
engine. The outmost geometry and manifest elements such as a push
rods using above a cylinders in chrome-plated insurance ducts
remember BMW Motorrad fighter engines that were built until a late 1960s
– though with an evidently incomparable ability and a complicated air/oil cooling.
Further sum about a engine and a probable destiny use will be
communicated during a after indicate in time.
ZON’s particular character can be clearly recognized: classic
styling, complicated prolongation techniques and a resources of craftsmanship in
a fact – all constructed to really top Japanese peculiarity standards.
The really low conformation of a bike is suggestive of Ernst Henne’s
record-breaking machines of a late 1920s and 1930s. The vast 21
front and 26 back in. wheels are milled of aluminum and propitious with
comparatively slight tires, while a brace flare was also done of solid
aluminum. The back overhanging arm is done of steel siren and trustworthy to
a tubular space support by means of secluded suspension. The
large-volume engine is dangling in this support structure reinforced
with grid tubes. Meanwhile a propitious fuel tank, chair section and front
trim are crafted by palm from piece metal.
This fantastic tradition bike by CUSTOM WORKS ZON in
partnership with BMW Motorrad combined a outrageous hum in a scene,
earning a prestigious “Best of Show Motorcycle” endowment that is
regarded a top respect during this year’s Hot Rod Custom Show.
The Mooneyes Show – as it is called in a customizer stage –
was being hold for a 27th time in Yokohama, Japan. It
attracts during slightest 15,000 spectators each year notwithstanding a fact it
lasts usually one day. Car and motorcycle tradition builders from all over
a universe benefaction their creations, with a sum of scarcely 300 cars and
650 motorcycles and there are also countless play stands.
In box of queries greatfully contact:
Antonia Cecchetti, Communications BMW Motorrad
Tel.: +49 89 382-60757, [email protected]
Tim Diehl-Thiele, Head of Communications BMW Motorrad
Tel.: +49 89 382-57505, [email protected]
The BMW Group
With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW
Motorrad, a BMW Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of
automobiles and motorcycles and also provides reward financial and
mobility services. As a tellurian company, a BMW Group operates 30
prolongation and public comforts in 14 countries and has a global
sales network in some-more than 140 countries.
In 2017, a BMW Group sole over 2,463,500 newcomer vehicles
and some-more than 164,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in
a financial year 2016 was € 10,655 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 98,678 billion. As of 31 Dec 2017, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 129,932 employees.
The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.