The Wild One bike will cost you £621,726 (but the Kill Bill Kawasaki is just £7,422!)

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How much would you guess that the motorcycles from The Wild One, The Great Escape and Top Gun would cost today? £20,000? £40,000? Maybe even £100,000?

https://www.vertumotorcycles.com/news/the-reel-deal-how-much-would-box-office-motorbikes-cost-in-todays-market/

Calculated using Easy Rider and Terminator 2’s sold prices as their base, Vertu Motorcycles have discovered how much 10 of the world’s most iconic movie motorbikes would fetch at auction:

More than £100,000 predicted at auction

  1. The Wild One – £621,726 (1950 6T Triumph Thunderbird)
  2. The Great Escape – £394,750 (Triumph TR6 Trophy Bird)
  3. Matrix Reloaded – £336,825 (Ducati 996)
  4. Mad Max – £179,218 (1977 Kawasaki KZ1000)
  5. Rambo: First Blood – £101,270 (Yamaha XT250)

Less than £100,000 predicted at auction

  • Pulp Fiction – £80,748 (1986 Harley-Davidson FXR Super Glide)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies – £74,362 (1997 BMW R1200 C Cruiser)
  • Top Gun – £61,647 (Kawasaki GPZ900 R)
  • Mission Impossible 2 – £43,427 (Triumph Speed Triple 955i)
  • Kill Bill Vol. 1 – £7,422 (Kawasaki ZZR 250)

But we know these are big money pipedream prices. So, we have worked out the current cost of buying a replica movie motorcycle model.

(Some are much cheaper than you’d expect – in fact one in their list costs as little as £595!)

Iconic movie motorcycle replica cost in today’s market

  1. Matrix Reloaded – £27,000 (Ducati 996)
  2. The Wild One – £13,450 (1950 6T Triumph Thunderbird)
  3. The Great Escape – £10,000 (Triumph TR6 Trophy Bird)
  4. Mad Max – £6,250 (1977 Kawasaki KZ1000)
  5. Tomorrow Never Dies – £4,500 (1997 BMW R1200 C Cruiser)
  6. Pulp Fiction – £4,353 (1986 Harley-Davidson FXR Super Glide)
  7. Rambo: First Blood – £3,800 (Yamaha XT250)
  8. Mission Impossible 2 – £2,995 (Triumph Speed Triple 955i)
  9. Top Gun – £2,574 (Kawasaki GPZ900 R)
  10. Kill Bill Vol. 1 – £595 (Kawasaki ZZR 250)

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