At £102,000 ($ 132,000) tag, it gets itself in the exotic range

Levis (Le-Viss not Lee-Vize), the Birmingham company is bringing out its new creation, the Levis V6 Cafe Racer. Showcased as a prototype, the dramatic body of the unconventional café-racer is quite evident. It will run a V6 configuration with an incredibly narrow 22-degree V-angle, producing a decent 120 hp and 130 lb-ft of torque.

The same V6 will also power multiple genres of motorcycles in the future. The concept on display sees an in-house developed gearbox, stainless steel frames, interchangeable stainless panels and CNC machined from solid aluminum billet front forks, yokes, hand controls, wheels, radial calipers and headlamp.

Levis Motorcycles showcases its V6 Cafe-Racer concept Exterior
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Levis was a pre-WWII motorcycle maker (1911–1940) producing both two-stroke and four-stroke machines. With the craze of the British designs and brands taking mainstage in the industry currently, Levis is having a grand comeback in the most modern fashion and will join the likes of Ariel, BSA, Brough, Hesketh, Matchless, and Norton.

It all started when an English entrepreneur and inventor Phil Bevan developed an idea to make use of the compact 2-liter V10 engine developed for the Connaught Type D GT car in 2004 and use it on a motorcycle. After buying the Connaught Company, Phil acquired the Levis company and thus began the new Levis Motorcycle Company in July 2017.

Levis Motorcycles showcases its V6 Cafe-Racer concept Exterior
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Levis Motorcycles showcases its V6 Cafe-Racer concept Exterior
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Levis Motorcycles showcases its V6 Cafe-Racer concept Exterior
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Levis Motorcycles showcases its V6 Cafe-Racer concept Exterior
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Since the V10 engine is modular in design, it can be made in a V10, V8, V6, V4 or V2 configuration just by eliminating the plates in the block. The V8 and V6 design were chosen for future Levis models which included a cruiser, café racer, urban roadster, tracker and sports versions.

The strikingly narrow 1200cc V6 unit has a single block construction design which is currently undergoing advanced prototyping and testing to get a Euro4 homologation. The tailpipes have a slim, clean look all the way from the head to the end-tip, thanks to the tiny catalytic converters right next to each cylinder head.

Levis Motorcycles showcases its V6 Cafe-Racer concept Exterior
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The New Levis V6 Cafe Racer and a Roadster model are due to be launched in 2018 and will cater to the elite class of customers. Levis will not be a mass production unit but will instead strive to provide the highest quality of design, engineering and customer service. The owners will have a choice of finish and colors.

Levis has already put a price tag on it, and it sure is not cheap. The café-racer will carry a £102,000 ($ 132,000) tag and gets itself in the exotic range. Only six units will be made in the first batch, and Levis plans to make 52 of them for the second. The pre-production model will be seen at the Salon Prive at Blenheim Palace next month, and the final production model will be first showcased at the Goodwood Revival event in September 2018.

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