Cern 05 project is a futuristic race with jet-powered bikes

Concept designer Luigi Memola has envisioned a future race with turbine-powered three-wheeled vehicles operated by remotely controlled droids


Cern 05 Bike Concept by Luigi Memola - Design RenderSet in a not too distant future, Cern 05 is a new racing category in which motorcycles, equipped by jet engines, are so powerful that are driven only by remotely operated droids.

Cern 05 Bike Concept by Luigi Memola - Design Render

These are controlled by the human pilots who are immersed in special tanks that are able to connect the their brains to the CPU of the robots.

Cern 05 Bike Concept and Droid by Luigi Memola - Design Render

Cern 05 Droid Concept by Luigi Memola - Design Sketches

Given the high speeds, the vehicle stability is increased through the long wheelbase and the three-wheels layout.

The large front wheel features a tire with grilled air openings for supplying air to the turbine, while the rear tires are mounted on hubless wheels connected to the body through swing arms that integrate the mufflers.

Cern 05 Bike Concept by Luigi Memola - Details

The large bodywork envelops all the powertrain and its mechanical components, including the jet engine, an IC Engine and the fuel tanks.

Cern 05 Bike Concept by Luigi Memola - Details

The shape of the fork – which also houses a large air intake – combined with the front wheel defines a spherical volume.

Cern 05 Bike Concept by Luigi Memola - Details

The motorcycle is not steered through the rotation of the front fork, but through the different angles of the rear wheels. The suspension features a pneumatic actuator put under pressure by the exhaust gases of the turbine.

Cern 05 Bike Concept and Droid by Luigi Memola - Design Render

The concept was fully modeled in Rhinoceros, and rendered in Keyshot (dark version with droids) and Maxwell Render (white bike), with final adjustments made in Photoshop.

As with Luigi’s all other vehicles and robots, Cern 05 belongs to a vehicle line-up manufactured by the fictional company AEG27.

About Luigi Memola

Luigi Memola is a designer from Turin, Italy specialized in vehicle and and advanced design.

He recently presented an Advanced Design Workshop in Singapore organized by Keyshot.

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(Image Courtesy: Luigi Memola for Car Body Design)

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  1. zMick
    18/6/2015

    wild trike..

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