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What if Jaguar built bespoke motorbikes?

Jaguar has shown us the four-wheeled fruits of Special Vehicle Operations – but what if it expanded its bespoke activities to include motorbikes? Hungarian motorcycle designer Tamás Jakus visualises a Triumph-based café racer with Project 7 design cues…

Demand for both bespoke, limited-production cars and custom-built café racers has soared in recent years. Exploiting these trends, Jakus has brought together two of England’s most iconic brands in order to create a stunning custom café racer. Using a Triumph Speed Triple as a basis, the Hungarian has incorporated numerous design cues from Jaguar’s limited-run Project 7, the result being the theoretical Jaguar Project 7MC. The Jag-umph’s front cowl mimics the façade of the F-type special, while the seat – now accommodating only a single rider – is trimmed in the same diamond-quilted leather. The five-spoke wheels are of a similar design, too.

Although it will inevitably remain a fantasy, Jakus retained the Speed Triple’s ‘hard points’ to ensure his creation would be theoretically possible – so if SVO won’t take it on, we’re sure one of the many independent custom bike workshops would be willing and able...

Photos: Jakusa Design

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