Motorcycle design director, Pierre Terblanche quits Royal Enfield

The designer who was responsible for many important motorcycle projects before his stint with Royal Enfield has stepped out of the company's office in the UK.

He may not be known for his inputs at Royal Enfield, but famous motorcycle designer Pierre Terblanche has quit the company from his post as a design director. The designer who was responsible for many important motorcycle projects before his stint with Royal Enfield has stepped out of the company's office in the UK.

Motorcycle design director, Pierre Terblanche quits Royal Enfield

Image: Pierre Terblanche (autoevolution.com)

And it was was short stint indeed. Terblanche left Enfield after 20 months of joining the Chennai-based company's UK office, according to the buzz around the web.

60 years old now, Terblanche could have been Enfield's biggest asset as the designer could have bought about plenty of transformation (in terms of design) in one the world's oldest motorcycle companies.

Image: ducati.ms

Image: ducati.ms

Prior to Enfield, the designer helped pen down iconic designs like the Ducati 749/999 supersports bikes.

Image: headdownmoto.com

Image: headdownmoto.com

This would also include the rare and iconic Ducati MH900e (shown above) which was initially designed as a concept, but due to its popularity entered production and went on sale in 2000.

Image: Pierre Terblanche

Image: Pierre Terblanche

Terblanche also worked with Moto Guzzi on the Moto Guzzi Concept (shown above) among other Moto Guzzi motorcycles and the on Confederate X132 Hellcat Speedster as well.

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