Mission Impossible: Tom Cruise bike chase around Arc de Triomphe

Published: 12 July 2018

The latest Mission Impossible Fallout trailer features Tom Cruise riding the wrong way around the famous Arc de Triomphe roundabout pursued by the police on his BMW R nine T Scrambler (which sounds suspiciously like an in-line four).

The chase ends with Cruise rolling along the ground after T-boning a car, but not before spinning the bike around with a quick burnout.

The film hits cinemas on July 25, 2018.

The bikes of the Mission Impossible Franchise

The Mission Impossible franchise has a history of using and abusing motorbikes and Cruise is a self-confessed bike nut. Here's a rundown of the machinery used in previous films.

Mission Impossible 2 - Triumph Speed Triple vs Triumph Daytona

It was an all British affair in the second installment of Mission impossible, Cruise rode a Triumph Speed Triple and he was pursued by a baddie on a Daytona. The chase took place on and off-road, with keen-eyed viewers noting the seemless switch to knobbly tyres and back.

Mission Impossible 3 - Triumph Bonneville Scrambler

Sticking with Triumph but this time a Bonneville Scrambler. One of the bikes supplied for the film was sold at auction by Bohnams for £22,145 in 2006 when a new one would have cost £7,899.

One of the Triumph Scramblers used in MI:3

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation - BMW S1000RR (a fleet of them)

Motorbikes really took centre-stage in the fifth film, with an extended chase sequence featuring BMW S1000RRs. Cruise actually starts off in a car, but nicks the bike of a fallen baddie and carries on with that.

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