Big Toe, World’s Tallest Motorcycle Hits Auction Block

For 6-years, CTEK’s Big Toe motorcycle has been the undisputed world’s tallest rideable motorcycle, according to the Guinness Book of World Records at 7 and a half feet tall.
The Big Toe just sold for $80,000 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the 2011 world renowned Barrett-Jackson Auction.

“The engine is a 1975 vintage Type E Jaguar SOHC, 2-valve, 60 degree, 300hp, 5.3L 12 cylinder,” according to a press release. “Big Toe has a 2-pump custom hydraulic system that operates the suspension and steering. Intake comes from 45mm twin choke Weber carburetors. For the exhaust, a custom stainless muffler system. Additionally, Big Toe has a rack system mounted on the tail spoiler that includes a saddlebag fitted with TV monitors. The dashboard even has a built-in CD/DVD system.

The Big Toe Motorcycle was designed by Tom Wilberg, and took more than 5 years to build in Sweeden. The Big Toe weighs in at more than 3,600 pounds, and sits on top of Firestone Champion tires that are more than 52 inches in diameter.