Cus­tom bik­ing in Brazil

The Witness - Wheels - - TRENDS -

Brazil’s for­mer For­mula One driver Tarso Mar­ques these days builds cus­tom mo­tor­cy­cle in his com­pany, TMC Du­mont. The name hon­ours avi­a­tion pioneer Al­berto San­tos-Du­mont, who Brazil­ians be­lieve flew be­fore Amer­ica’s Wright Brothers man­aged to fly a plane at Kitty Hawk. Built strictly to turn heads (and deafen ears) rather than a safe ride, this bike fea­tures a 224 kW (300 Hp) Con­ti­nen­tal flat six en­gine lifted from a 1960’s-era aero­plane.

PHOTO: TMC

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