Spirit Motorcycles which is a UK based motorcycle company have introduced two new models called the GP Street and GP Sport along with the higher spec R models of the bikes. Spirit of the Seventies (SOTS) is one of the British motorcycle manufacturer that builds amazing concept motorcycles. For all their future projects, they have recently joined the hands with T3 racing and Tony Scott. Both the motorcycles GP Street and GP Sport are the first production bikes of their joint dedication and efforts.
The R models of the bike has a better electronic package and powerful engine and the Street is considered as the naked version of Sport. Spirit Motorcycles has come up and leads the way to bring a new trend of motorcycle to the market. Using the immense knowledge and experiences of both the founding parties: T3 Racing and Spirit of the Seventies, Spirit motorcycle have brought the performance of true racing machines.
The GP bikes has a handmade aluminium swingarm and a steel trellis frame and the bodywork is carbon fibre. The net weight is 150 kg for the base versions and 145 kg for the R versions. It has a fully adjustable rear shock and front fork and the suspension is made by K-Tech. The engine produces 180bhp of power and is a 749 cc three-cylinder. GP-Sport R version has a adjustable headstock and steel chassis which has aluminium inserts. The compression is increased to 13:8.1 on the R models and 13.5:1 on the standard models.
The bikes are built with sophisticated technology like adjustable traction control, adjustable electronic slipper clutch, adjustable anti-wheelie, engine parameter sensors, brake pressure, suspension travel and speed, throttle position etc. The bike also offers different riding modes such as track and road, this also shows that Spirit motorcycles pays special attention to technological specifications. The R models can control and monitor the bike dynamics and also transmits them to a 4G phone sim connection. This keeps them connected to the cloud so that the bike records the data and sends it back to Spirit. They can make changes to the bike when you talk through the data.
Full production of the bike will begin from 2017 and customer deliveries in March.The GP bikes will cost you £44,999 plus any extras for fancy exhaust or a bespoke paint. The Street R starts at £69,999 and Sport R starts at £64,999. Spirit Motorcycles will also compete in British Supersport in 2017. Waiting for the action next year!
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