with a background of customizing their devices – just see their good ghost from 2020 – a BMW R18 motorcycle has been reworked into an art deco masterpiece by kingston tailor made. known as the spirit of enthusiasm, the structure is unmistakable in its one of a kind fashion. it follows roland sands’ dragster concept as the next R18 gen in the soulfuel series – a collaboration involving BMW motorrad and chosen customizers.
all photos courtesy of the BMW Group
at its premiere in early 2020, the BMW R18 uncovered an particularly conversion-welcoming architecture. it launched a model with pronounced historical references that focused on the motorbike important. it described a huge boxer for purists nonetheless a potent foundation for customizers. this is where by the soulfuel series and kingston personalized occur in.
‘the BMW R18 is so great I still left the technology as it is. the body is 100% initial and so sophisticated that absolutely nothing should be altered here,’ clarifies dirk oehlerking, founder and builder of kingston tailor made.
to defend the primary wheel suspension and gas tank, the BMW R18 by kingston custom made is included in swooping bodywork that is handmade. it seamlessly integrates the LED headlight and huge, vertical kidney grille at the front into the fairing. dim paintwork with light-weight pin-stripe traces coat the physique from idea to rear wheel protect. the result is a very sophisticated, art deco-motivated motorcycle.
the motorcycle’s new handlebars and mudguard are also handmade. these modifications sit along with a retuned exhaust that now appears in a roadster style, kellermann switch indicators, and a saddle that references the authentic from the R18. the layout is total with a tiny, half moon windshield which rests atop the spectacular front confront of the bicycle.