Andreas Georgeades, our favorite example of old school garage wizardry, the man behind theV12 CBX, as well as several Ferrari engined motorcycles, is at it again. Working in the same small garage workshop, he's building a new engine, an H16, a 16 cylinder engine consisting of two flat 8 cylinder boxers engines stacked on top of one another and joined by a common drive gear linking the two crankshafts. Its design is much like the old Formula One engines built by BRM in the 1960s.
If this bike rings a bell, it should. We first told you about this brand new, never uncrated 1979 Yamaha RD400F back in June 2010, when reader Scott Lees stumbled across it at Britt Motorsports in Wilmington, N.C. When Scott visited the dealership, the Yamaha was resting just inside the front door of the motorcycle dealership