The Erik Buell Racing 1125R Typhon made its track debut at Motorland Aragon in Spain on Saturday. The Typhon is a Streetfighter concept developed by Pegasus Racing and derived from the closed-track-only Erik Buell Racing EBR 1125R, featuring an 1126cc V-twin, producing 140bhp at the rear wheel.
After heavy rains in Aragon, the team moved to Alcarras where lap times were just two seconds adrift of times set by factory-backed BMW S1000RRs, according to Pegasus Racing Team Manager Jens Krüper.
Krüper revealed that the Typhon will be available in a conversion kit for EBR 1125R models. “The plan at the moment is to have the first kits available at the end of May,” he said.
However, rumours have been ongoing that Pegasus has been developing a Typhon kit for the, also closed-track-only, Erik Buell Racing EBR 1190RR, which boasts 180bhp at the rear wheel from its 1190cc V-twin.
When asked about the possibility of an 1190RR Typhon going into production, Krüper said: “I can not and will not answer this question.”
Pegasus Racing is the largest racing team fielding Erik Buell Racing bikes in the world, winning the Sound of Thunder championship in 2010 with the EBR 1190RR competing against Ducati 1198s, Aprilia RSV Milles, and KTM RC8s.
Information from Hell for Leather magazine was used in this article.
Photos: British Sport Photography