Jensen has unveiled the Viking Concept motorcycle at the Top Marques luxury
brands show in Monaco.
premium motorcycle is a design study that blends the talents of two of
Denmark’s most creative talents: Anders Kirk Johansen, an industrialist whose
family invented LEGO, and renowned vehicle designer Henrik Fisker, according to
a company statement.
Kirk Johansen acquired Lauge Jensen company in 2012 and then Henrik Fisker,
previously a design chief at both BMW and Aston Martin and the designer of the
Fisker Karma, to design the Viking Concept.
bike retains a classic cruiser look sculptured into a dynamic, flowing design.
In particular the tank, seat and rear fender blend together to create a
seamless effect. The Viking Concept is powered by a 45-degree V-twin producing
100hp, making the bike capable of more than 210kmph. it’s the first motorcycle of its type to
comply with new, much more stringent Euro IV emissions regulations that come
into effect in 2016 in US.
engine, built in Wisconsin, USA, has been carefully developed and tuned to
achieve this without losing its trademark V-twin sound or soul.
Jensen currently produces the limited edition Great Dane custom cruiser, which
starts from €42,800 euros (Rs 36 lakh approx.). The company intends to build a
bike based on the Viking Concept at higher volumes and with a lower price tag than
the Great Dane.
Source: Lauge Jensen