BMW R100GS ‘Elegant Escape’ by Officine Sbrannetti

Oct 5, 2016

Category: Rides

Take the picturesque Italian landscape and Steve McQueen’s Great Escape as inspiration for a motorcycle and, when executed properly of course, you have the recipe for one outstanding scrambler. Officine Sbrannetti, a custom bike workshop located on the Northwestern coastline of Italy, has done that with excellence, appropriately naming their build “Elegant Escape.”

The bike in question here is a BMW R100GS scrambler, designed to be slender in stature but simultaneously offering powerful performance to the rider. Obviously, the R100 engine was left intact though the good folks at Officine Sbrannetti did hook the bike up with a Mass Moto exhaust system and Kawasaki tank bearing a leather strap that features the workshop’s emblem on the side and number of the motorcycle on top. The seat is custom made by LRLeather and boasts a warm brown tone that pairs well with the backcountry of Northern Italy and it features a new LED stop light, new electric instruments and two front lights. It’s a handsome scrambler that’s reminiscent of the famed bike McQueen used to evade the German army at the climactic ending of the film and looks to facilitate a lucky someone’s own personal escape into the winding mountain roads of Northern Italy.

BMW R100GS 'Elegant Escape' By Officine Sbrannetti 1

BMW R100GS 'Elegant Escape' By Officine Sbrannetti 3

BMW R100GS 'Elegant Escape' By Officine Sbrannetti 2

BMW R100GS 'Elegant Escape' By Officine Sbrannetti 4

BMW R100GS 'Elegant Escape' By Officine Sbrannetti 5

More From Rides

Featured Image

1016 Gives The Lamborghini Huracan EVO Its First 100% Forged Carbon Kit

The ultralight aero kit also includes an impressive 650HP upgrade.

Posted By

Apr 6, 2020

Featured Image

FCR Original Gives Triumph’s 1200 XC A Blue & Silver Street Scrambler Treatment

Purchase the demo example of the French shop's "Urban Scrambler" series.

Posted By

Apr 6, 2020

Featured Image

Mazda Honors Its First Car With 100th Anniversary Special Edition Models

Celebrating a century with a tribute to the 1960 R360 Coupe.

Posted By

Apr 6, 2020

Featured Image

This 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T Is The World’s Only HEMI Sunroof Variant

Soliciting a full Concours restoration by collector and expert Steve Juliano.

Posted By

Apr 6, 2020

Featured Image

ABT Boosts Audi’s Once-Tame RS 7 Twin-Turbo Sport Sedan To 730HP

Complemented by coil-overs and various aerodynamic carbon components.

Posted By

Apr 3, 2020

Featured Image

BE UNIQUE Gives Honda’s 1980s CX500 The Aggressive Bob-Fighter Treatment

The French shop transforms Honda's CX500 into a stripped-back road-runner.

Posted By

Apr 3, 2020