The Viper V-10 Dodge Tomahawk motorcycle principle built fairly an impression at its 2003 Detroit car present reveal, but not incredibly it hardly ever went into output. Even so, just one motorbike mechanic loved the principle so substantially he built his have Viper V-10-powered bicycle.

Centered in the U.K., Allen Millyard developed this insane device in a shed in 2009, and even now utilizes it regularly. In a modern online video, Millyard does some program upkeep on the bicycle in preparation for its MOT, the once-a-year inspection required for all automobiles on U.K. general public roads.

The hand-developed bike with the large motor vehicle engine passes its inspection, proving that it just isn’t just a present piece. The odometer demonstrates 9,150 miles, in reality.

The 8.-liter V-10 originated in a Dodge Viper GTS, and is estimated to make about 500 hp. The motor also weighs 750 pounds, accounting for most of the fat of the 1,389-pound motorcycle. 

Allen Millyard's Dodge Viper V-10-powered motorcycle

Allen Millyard’s Dodge Viper V-10-powered motorcycle

The engine’s sizing also manufactured a typical motorbike body unworkable, so Millyard manufactured two subframes that bolt to the entrance and rear of the engine. That structure also leaves no area for a typical transmission, but the V-10 has so a lot torque there’s no have to have for many gears, Millyard promises.

Millyard can also swap the rear-wheel sprocket for distinctive top rated speeds, ranging from 160 mph to a claimed 270 mph. The bicycle broke 200 mph at the Bruntingthorpe proving ground in the palms of bike journalist Bruce Dunn.

When it doesn’t boost overall performance, an alternate Eu map also provides extra gasoline on overrun, producing loud backfiring from the exhaust.

Millyard has many films on his YouTube channel documenting the develop of this bike. Verify them out for more details on this Viper-powered device.