Sebastian Vettel Orders Custom Motorcycle to Celebrate Title
According to the aforementioned source, Germany's Bild newspaper found out that advised by his friend, Kimi Raikkonen, Vettel has ordered a EUR100,000 custom Hardcore motorcycle built by Marcus Walz.
The custom bike that is being built especially for Vettel is based on the 120 horsepower Avalanche model, and it will reportedly be ready in September.
“The Avalanche is our current promotion bike in which we consequentially integrate exclusive parts from our own production and sales (with the exception of the engine and gears of course). All mounted parts on the bike can be ordered and procured separately or in various kit versions in the usual way,” adds Walz.
The Avalanche uses a Rampage chassis kit, has a 1780mm (70 inch) wheelbase, a seat height of 470mm/18.5 inch (with Air-Ride released, customized position of the footrest system and handlebars, the oil tank is accommodated in the spoiler, and the exhaust system runs 100% parallel to the primary base plate.
Stopping power is provided by 4-piston radial brake magnesium calipers from Brembo, while the headlight is borrowed form a HD V-Rod.