How would you like a four-wheeled leaning motorcycle powered by a 350 kilowatt, 4.7-litre V8 engine from a Maserati?
If that’s your order, then French motorcycle and car customiser Lazareth can do it. In fact, they’ve done it. It’s called the Lazareth LM 847 and it was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2016.
Some thought it was just a concept to show what could be done and that it would never take to the streets.
However, the above video has now been posted by the company, so it appears they could be serious about making this bike for cashed-up riders with a lust for big-engine power.
Quite frankly we much prefer some of their other custom bikes such as this Triumph Bonneville Scrambler.
The Lazareth LM 847 is powered by the Ferrari/Maserati engine from the Maserati Quattroporte and Alfa Romeo 8C.
There is no word from Lazareth on how much it costs, but we suspect it may even be more than a Quattroporte which is currently more than a quarter of a million dollars!
There have been other leaning four-wheeler concepts before powered by all sorts of massive engines and they’ve even featured in moves such as Tron and Batman.