'Million Dollar Motorcycles' Are Traveling Art

 - Nov 11, 2008   Updated: Jun 20 2011
References: chicara
Chicara Nagata's Million Dollar Motorcycles have their own art gallery showing in New York City. These are not concepts, these are living, breathing, mind-blowing results of the imagination of Chicara Nagata and his expert craftsmen.

Mashing up retro with the future, Chicara's bikes have been show around the world. Using Harley Davidson engines as a base, the other 500 parts used are expertly and carefully handcrafted.

Implications - In the 21st century, there has been an increased importance amongst consumers with connecting modern-day technology with style and elements of a bygone era. By combining the technical advances of the new millennium with the aesthetic of vintage cool, companies stand to benefit from retro-chic nostalgia.