sinister electric café racer features burning hot headlamps
sinister electric café racer features burning hot headlamps sinister electric café racer features burning hot headlamps
nov 03, 2016

sinister electric café racer features burning hot headlamps



dubbed the ‘sinister electric cafe racer’, this retro-futuristic motorcycle concept depicts what the future of electric motorcycles might hold. american designer, michael cohen, has created a number of product renderings in the past, however, this is the first time he turned his hands to a bike. based in oregon, michael has created no less than seven other captivating renderings, which all exhibit clear interpretations of how he envisions product design.

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flaming headlamps are displaced from the rear




in addition to the name, the ‘sinister electric cafe racer’s’ form appears to be take on a menacing stance with displaced, flaming headlamps for ‘eyes’. riding on a pair of thick, studded tires it has a rugged look–ready for any terrain. surely, if this vehicle were to ever be produced, it would be something which a superhero would consider upgrading to, due to its radical design and probable performance capabilities. similarly to these fantastic defenders, this design exercise will almost certainly never make reality, and will remain only at a concept phase. still, michael’s renderings can serve to inspire manufacturers and designers to take greater risks: to design truly dramatic; and mesmerizing machines.

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renderings created with rhinoceros 5.0

sinister electric cafe racer designboom

  • Instead of a hash of Harley or BMW parts blended with a few bench-made bits, we have some actual creativity.

    JimCan says:
  • The angle of the forks is bad news as is the rotational travel. Having the large flat “radiator” area makes no sense because of the high aerodynamic drag. I’d hate to have to lace up all those short spokes.

    Chris P says:

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