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Auto Fabrica’s Type 18 R NineT From The Future

Less is more: this is the maxim of the brothers Bujar and Gazmend Muharremi, who, with their custom workshop Auto Fabrica, are among the best on the British scene and are constantly setting trends. With their shapely design and curved lines they have refined the R nineT and created a #SoulFuel bike – Type 18 is cool and excitingly different.

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Auto Fabrica started out with a stock R nineT Scrambler, then chopped and changed a few parts from other nineT models. The triples and upside-down forks come from an R nineT Roadster, while the rear set mounts and wheels came from an R nineT Racer.

The R nineT engine – 1,170 cc, air-cooled, producing 110 hp and 115 Nm of torque – is left mostly standard save for the addition of custom fabricated stainless steel exhaust pipes.With a heavy mix of traditional aluminium coachwork and 3D printing behind the elegant hand made pieces meant we could push our engineering, fit and finish and design to another level.

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Heavily influenced by BMW’s history in aviation we decided to celebrate the famous boxer engine which is BMW’s. With a heavy mix of traditional aluminium coachwork and 3D printing behind the elegant hand made pieces meant we could push our engineering, fit and finish and design to another level.