The world is going Star Wars mad lately with the latest release in the hit science-fiction movie franchise, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. As hype continues to even after the movie’s release, many companies and manufacturers all around the world are joining in with the spirit of the occasion by developing their own Star Wars-themed products and services. One great new example of this is the Star Wars-themed sidecar motorcycle brought to us by one of the biggest names in the sidecar business, Ural. The Russian manufacturer is famous around the world for its unique models and can now claim to have developed something to appeal directly to Star Wars fans. This limited edition model looks great and has some exciting features for science-fiction and motorcycle enthusiasts alike.
The vehicle is being called the Ural Dark Force and will retail at $15,000. The company is already accepting orders and will be sending out these otherworldly sidecar motorcycles on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested fans will have to act very quickly as only 25 editions of this very rare model will be created. Ural will be hoping that the classic image of the sidecar motorcycle combined with the sleek, futuristic aesthetic of the Dark Force model will be enough to encourage some diehard fans. The company has been around since the early forties and Ural sidecars have become relatively iconic around the world in the years since then. The classic image of a sidecar now evokes retro and vintage themes, making them pretty popular in the modern era.
So what makes this particular model stand out from the crowd? Well, true to its name, the Dark Force sidecar is entirely black and has a gloss finish all around the body. This brings to mind various images from the Star Wars universe, like Darth Vader’s famous helmet for example. The look of this vehicle is particularly pleasing to the eye. The sleek black finish and traditional curved stylings of the classic Ural sidecar combine to create a good-looking motorcycle. To add to the Star Wars theme of this model, the Dark Force has also been equipped with an extendable lightsaber and lightsaber holder. The weapon of choice for Jedi and Sith will be able to extend to 3-foot in length and is neatly tucked away between the bike and the sidecar itself.
The reveal of this limited edition model is an interesting one from the Russian manufacturer. People all around the world are being gripped by Star Wars fever once again and the company’s latest creation will certainly appeal to those who have a particular love of both sidecars and science-fiction. With only 25 models being produced and sold for quite a large price, fans will have to dig deep into their wallets to afford this particular bike. However, it will certainly prove to be a very special collector’s item for the lucky buyers.