Lazareth LM 847: This Motorcycle Runs On A 470-HP Maserati Engine

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For all intents and purposes, a motorcycle housing a V8 engine from a Maserati is nothing short of overkill. It’s also nothing short of insanely fun. And, yes, the resulting vehicle is nothing short of utterly absurd. I mean, one look at the Lazareth LM 847 makes all of that clear.

Yes, that monstrosity is a motorcycle. And, yes, it’s meant to burn rubber on the road, even though the darn thing looks like it can fly. But that’s about where the similarities with other motorcycles end.

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The Lazareth LM 847 houses the same 4.7-liter V8 from the Maserati Quattroporte, which sends a whopping 470 horsepower to the tire out back. Since a single wheel isn’t likely going to handle that much power, it comes with two, each with its own separate chain drive and a single-sided swingarm, although they share just one TFX rear shock that’s mounted transversely. Another pair of swingarms sit out front, each holding its own hub-steered wheel, shocks, and rim-mounted brake.

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So, yeah, it’s technically a quadcycle, with a tilting design that should help the rider lean the bike into tight corners. As you can imagine, this is no small motorcycle. In fact, it measures a whopping 8.5 feet long and weighs over 880 pounds, so good luck to anyone brave enough to ride it. Heck, it even comes with handlebars that are probably the widest ones you’ll ever see on a motorcycle, so we’re guessing this is going to be hell to steer. Like we said, good luck.

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Check out more pictures of Lazareth LM 847 directly from the French custom builder’s website.

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  1. Michael

    The Lazareth LM 847 is a futuristic bike with a massive engine. This is a motorcycle with 470 horses, that is cray cray. Not sure how numble this bike will be with he heavyweight and the dual tires on each end, but speed wise this is a beast.

    I’d hate to drop this bike because if your sliding down the road wiith a 880 pound bike your gonna be dead. Is this a bike for the regular rider? No, of course not, but even if you are wealthy this wont be a daily rider. Unlike a Lamborghini, this isn’t as functional. This bike si like taking a Lamborghini to drive through Alaska in the wintertime. It is not the best tool for the job, but it sure does look great.

    I’m not a fan of the carbon fiber over the rear tires. Is it supposed to make it look like a single tire? This bike is massive, heavy, and drastically over-built, so it seems odd they would try and add some carbon fiber on to it.

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