Nothing will make you look as cool as when you’re on the back of a motorcycle. That’s a fact. These machines take that to another level though, with their unique design traits and powerful engines. These are the coolest motorcycles on the market.
Built in a cafe racer style, this Honda CX500 is truly outstanding. It boasts a sand-blasted copper fuel tank, and re-built carburettors, ensuring it pulls with the best of them.
Honda CX500, £6,500 from Bike Shed
Designed to be raced, Gilera’s 500cc motorcycle was successful in 1948, winning a number of competitions. Many have been converted for road use though, and what better way to tackle the tarmac in a born-and-bred performance machine?
Gilera 1948 Competizione 500cc, €34,500 from Yesterdays
If you fancy something less aggressive though, this BSA may well be for you. A classic cruiser, it features a parallel twin engine which powers the machine all the way up to 90mph.
BSA A7 500cc, €7,500 from Yesterdays