The Cafe Racer That Celebrates Authenticity and Craftsmanship
Meet Imperfecta, a motorcycle that embraces authenticity over polish, crafted with passion and ingenuity. A visual feast blending retro allure and modern utility, this custom-built cafe racer is where functionality meets flair.
A Nod to the Classic
At the heart of Imperfecta is the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, a bike known for its rich history and versatile performance. The designers, with an ingenious touch, have preserved the classic aesthetic while infusing modern urban elements. They’ve taken something good and made it, well, imperfectly perfect.
Designed for the Eyes and the Road
One of the most striking features of Imperfecta is its exhaust system. Handcrafted to perfection, this custom piece is shorter and lighter than its original counterpart. It seamlessly wraps around the engine block, offering an uninterrupted view of the twin-cylinder motor and rear wheel, making the bike as much a piece of art as it is a feat of engineering.
Comfort Meets Elegance
Adding to its character is the double-stitched, black leather seat with a diamond pattern—complex in its creation but simple in its aesthetic. Complementing it is a cafe racer cowl with integrated LED lighting, adding a finishing touch that recaptures the classic cafe racer silhouette.
For those who appreciate uncluttered design, Imperfecta includes a Motogadget speedometer, cutting through the noise to offer a minimalist, clean finish in the cockpit area.
The Man Behind The Machine
Alberto Benito, the expatriate from Spain now based in Providence, USA, is the visionary behind Imperfecta. His journey began in a small backyard shed with limited resources but an inexhaustible passion for motorcycle customization. The challenges were many—from sourcing expensive parts to the absence of expert guidance—but none were big enough to halt the progress of his dream project. The name ‘Imperfecta’ reflects the brand’s philosophy, celebrating the bike’s humble origins and the grit and perseverance that went into its creation.
Imperfecta challenges the conventional by embracing its own set of rules. With its handcrafted details and minimalist aesthetics, it captures the essence of what motorcycles should be—unapologetically authentic, functional, and captivating. It stands as a testament to the enduring power of craftsmanship, turning heads and inviting admiration not because it seeks to be perfect, but because it’s unabashedly itself.