Mondial's missing plate
There’s no question the V5 Mondial revealed in MCN last week is exotic and stunning in appearance. But as is often the case with new bikes the machine is shown in a ‘non-road’ condition. A rear numberplate is still required by law, so where is it on the Mondial? Designers of this type of exotica need to grasp that nettle at the early stages to avoid what looks like a botched afterthought, effectively wrecking otherwise perfect lines.
Getting up early paid off big-time for MCN reader Stephen Ellis