Did you know those killer motorcycles in the new Terminator Salvation movie (out on May 21, 2009) are Ducati Hypermotard bikes? I guess the Ducati designers around the time of judgment day decided they should go for a more scary and human-destroying look. Or the Italian Ducati designers were killed by Italian terminators, and then […]
Terminator Salvation Features Futuristic Killer Bikes
Cool and scare factor high on bike props in new Terminator film
Wired magazine’s interview with McG (really, that’s his name), director of the upcoming “Terminator Salvation,” provides insight and cool images from the latest installment of the “Terminator” franchise.
The magazine’s blog article features a number of sneak peeks of props and scenes from the movie. The interview also reveals how the director hopes to bring back respect for the series following “Arnold Schwarzenegger’s much-maligned 2003 swan song, ‘Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.’”
Of particular interest to me are the “remote-controlled motorcycles dispatched by Skynet to destroy the humans.” These things look like Alien mated with a streetfighter.
I wish I had one of these killer bikes during my motorcycle courier days in Los Angeles…