Geneva: Wow! Have you seen this before?

 It's called the Lazareth LM847, and to boil it down to its essence, it's basically a sport bike built around a Maserati V8.
The LM847 is made by a French outfit called Lazareth. It's the same company responsible for the Wazumaquad bike, the Wazuma GT roadster, and that bonkers Renault Twingo with the Range Rover V8 in the back.

For its latest project, Lazareth started with a 4.7-liter V8 – the kind you used to find the Quattroporte or Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione before Maserati started downsizing and bolting on turbos. It produces 470 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque, channeled through a single-speed hydraulic coupling in place of a multi-gear transmission.

Strictly speaking, it's not a motorcycle, but a quad – owing to the tandem wheels at each end. But it has a saddle and handlebars, and looks like it would lean in a fair bit in the turns.

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