Praem SP3, the special timeless

He comes from France this special based Honda. It is inspired by the sculptures of a Korean artist and mounts on the tank watch Steve McQueen

The brothers Berneron, in 2014, have made up his mind to produce motion very exceptional. Their recipe? Take past models to the history of motorcycling and put his hands up to turn them into highly prized especially by the unique workmanship. Thus it was born Praem, about to put on sale its SP3.

A name anything but random, one chosen by the French. Their motion, in fact, is a reworking of the Honda SP2 VTR1000 made famous by World SBK won by Colin Edwards in 2002 and, above all, from the final duel that marked that season, as opposed to seeing Troy Bayliss, in that of Imola.

Completely stripped of the original superstructure, mounting a fairing only 2 mm thick stainless steel inspired by the works of the sculptor Korean, based in Brooklyn, SeungMo Park. The futuristic look of this bike – not too vaguely echoing the work of David Loner Borras, founder of El Solitario – contrasts conspicuously with the classic lines of the clock at the center of the dashboard.

Thanks to a partnership with Tag Heuer, in fact, Praem decided to embed in a special housing a Monaco Calibre 11, a tribute to the famous Monaco worn by Steve McQueen.

The bike, designed to be the equivalent of a grand tourer motorcycle super luxury, can count on an engine capable of developing a power of 165 hp and a top components, suspension, brakes and wheels. Made of well 4,000 hours of work, if you want to stay in mettervela you can make your offer through an auction organized by Bonhams at the Grand Palais in Paris on 4 February.

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