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2011-06-22 09:02

Akrapovic’s Morsus is a one-off beauty and sadly won’t be heading to showrooms.

Vehicle Specs
Manufacturer AKRAPOVIC
Engine S&S 113 CI (1,852 cc)
Power 84kW
Transmission Ecoline six gears, hydraulic clutch
Front Suspension Showa radial forks with 3 D triple trees
Akrapovic, traditionally associated with creating some of the finest exhaust systems for cars and bikes, has now turned its hand to developing a striking chopper – the Morsus.

It was built as a joint effort between Akrapovic and its Slovenian countrymen Dreamachine Motorcycles with a massive 1852cc S&S engine which churns out a not unimpressive 84kW.

In addition to some bling (26" carbon disc-style wheels, teardrop mirrors and 3D triple trees) the bike also sports a gleaming Akrapovic exhaust.


“This project was a big challenge for me,” said Tomaz Capuder from Dreamachine Motorcycles. “I admire the work of Igor Akrapovic very much and I wanted to put together two motorcycle worlds, racing and custom.

“I followed also an idea of special cycle chrono bike on 26" wheels, which was quite challenging, but I’m quite happy with the result as the body of the bike, from many angles, looks like a Scorpion.”

The Morsus was developed to raise awareness of the company’s products, specifically Akrapovic’s new cruiser-inspired exhaust system. Sad, but as a result this one-off beauty is not for sale.

Akrapovic Morsus specs

Frame: Dreamachine motorcycles.
Engine: S&S 113 CI (,852 cc), 84kW.
Transmission: Ecoline six gears, hydraulic clutch.
Primary: Zodiac 3¨ open belt, with support plate.
Wheels: Aluminium-carbon by Dreamachine Motorcycles, 26-inch, 3.5 front and rear.
Suspension: Front, Showa radial forks with 3 D triple trees by Dreamachine Motorcycles; Rear, Fox air.
Handlebar controls: PT Radial.
Brakes: Front four piston radial calliper, wave disc rotors, rear brake sprocket by Custom Tech.
Air filter: Akrapovic carbon end cap, modified by Dreamachine Motorcycles.
Exhaust: Akrapovic custom titanium modified by Dreamachine Motorcycles.
Colour: Titanium.

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