Monday, November 02, 2009
2011 CR&S Duu to be unveiled at the 2009 EICMA
CR&S have released the first official pics of their new ‘naked, twin seater, premium motorcycle,’ the Duu. ‘Two Western motorcycle cultures will be synthesized inside the Duu – a sporty European rolling chassis powered by a muscular American big-twin,’ claim CR&S on their website.
The Duu will be fitted with a 1,916cc S&S X-Wedge v-twin. However, no power output figures are quoted and there’s no information regarding the bike’s weight either. CR&S expect to start selling the Duu in Europe by 2011, with prices starting at 20,000 euros (US$29,500). Only a few dozen of these hand-built bikes will be made every year.
The single-side swingarm looks impressive, though overall the Duu looks like a Harley-designed Ducati Streetfighter with some musclebike design cues from the Yamaha VMax. You decide if that’s a good thing. In the meanwhile, the bike will be on display at the EICMA show in Milan this year.