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Tomoto: The Tom Dixon x Venier Moto Guzzi V7

Tomoto: The Tom Dixon x Venier Moto Guzzi V7

Tomoto: The Tom Dixon x Venier Moto Guzzi V7
Can a motorcycle ever be classified as a piece of art? The debate is endless, and there’s no right or wrong answer. For some, there is art to be found in the pure functionality of a race bike. For others, the pinnacle of creative skill and imagination is a build from Orange County Choppers.

Many cars have been appropriated for artistic purposes—from the BMW Art Car project to Janis Joplin’s painted Porsche 356. The art-meets-motorcycle club is much smaller, but its membership has just expanded with this Moto Guzzi V7 from the British designer Tom Dixon (below left) and the Italian American bike builder Stefano Venier (right).

Tomoto: The Tom Dixon x Venier Moto Guzzi V7
‘Tomoto’ is an official project supported by the Mandello del Lario factory: It’s a fascinating one-off prototype that is not for sale, and will not be replicated.…

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