• May 31st 2006 at 10:55AM
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Volkswagen's recent foray into motorcycle-inspired cars with its GX-3 concept had us prowling the web for other hybrid creations, and we discovered this all-asphalt monster quad, the creation of French car and bike tuner Ludovic Lazareth. The Lazereth "Quadrazuma" is powered by a Yamaha GTS 1000 4-cylinder engine, producing 120 hp at 12,000 rpm. Considering its curb weight of 837 pounds, performance should be, well, inspiring.

The Yamaha frame is augmented with a tubular steel structure, sporting steering gear from a Renault Twingo and including two 20-liter side-mounted gas tanks. 17-inch wheels carry 205/40 front tires and 225/35s in the rear.

As ex-F1 driver and TV commentator David Hobbs is fond of saying, it would take a driver "with rather large attachments" to explore the performance envelope of this beast. Videos of the Quadrazuma can be found at the Lazareth website - in the meantime we have more pictures after the jump.

[Source: Lazareth via Marbellaguide.com]


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      • 9 Years Ago
      That looks like sooo much fun! Price?
      • 9 Years Ago
      Bring it! Sell it!
      • 9 Years Ago
      I want one. What a cool commuting solution. Doesnt mention anything about reverse though.
      • 9 Years Ago
      This is actaully a really cool quad...
      • 9 Years Ago
      Meh... I'll take the two-wheeled version, thanks.
      • 9 Years Ago
      #6 My thoughts exactly. I'll take any of the current liter bike crop which all put down around 160whp, and weigh 450 lbs wet.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I think it's awesome. I ride sport bikes but I would love to have one of these for my wife. I bet it gets great gas mileage. I'm not sure if it is legal to ride in the states, but I would love to have it. However, I could buy 6 Yamaha R1's for that price. I don't think I could justify spending $60,000 on it.
      • 9 Years Ago
      pretty cool, ilike it a lot. It looks like a car, and that is pretty cool.
      • 9 Years Ago
      #7 it is a VW if it goes any faster it might break.
      • 9 Years Ago
      As nice as this looks, I'd take a Yamaha Raptor 700R instead. It has only a fraction of the power but it also has a fraction of the weight. Anyone been on one of those? They are violently fast.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Nice blog, thanks guys for all the nice comments. Bosse-Performance are going to be the distributor for the Quadrazuma, and the whole Lazareth line of Product for North America. Quadrazuma was originally built for a motion picture, coming up next year, called Felina. we had a lot of success at the Dubai motor show, and great interest at the Cannes film festival for the introduction of the movie Felina. We are starting to get a lot of inquiries here in the USA. Quadrazuma should be available on this side of the Atlantic in a couple months at a Retail price of 60.000 US$. For more information or to check the rest of our line of products don't hesitate to contact us or visit our web.
      http://www.bosseperformance.com/
      • 9 Years Ago
      KInda like the Subaru STI model done last year....how to kill yourself in style
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