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Billet Sting: DNA’s honeycomb monocoque BMW

Billet Sting: DNA’s honeycomb monocoque BMW

Billet Sting: A wild monocoque-framed BMW R nineT from DNA Filters
In the world of custom building, the frame is the bit you leave alone—unless you really know what you are doing.

Anyone can chop and loop a subframe, but creating a stress-bearing main frame from scratch takes patience, guts and familiarity with concepts like torsional stiffness and tensile strength.

Billet Sting: A wild monocoque-framed BMW R nineT from DNA Filters

That’s one reason the custom scene tends to develop slowly. But occasionally someone comes along and chucks the rulebook in the bin. Which is exactly what a father-and-son team from Greece have just done, with this incredible monocoque built around a BMW R nineT engine.

Dino and his son Marios Nikolaidis run DNA Filters, the company that makes some of the best aftermarket intake systems money can buy. They stunned us with their KTM RC8 a year ago, but they’ve really outdone themselves this time.…

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