Earlier in the year, Honda revealed plans for its NM4 Vultus at the 30th Osaka Motorcycle Show. With a sleek exterior and harsh angles, it looks like it could’ve been pulled from a sci-fi movie. And in fact, Honda says that the design is influenced by “futuristic machines seen in the anime and manga television and film styles.”


From the front, it even bears resemblance to armor.


But Honda’s not the only company turning heads with its sci-fi designs. Recently, Japanese fans have been tickled by Kawasaki’s Ninja H2R, which they say is a dead-ringer for a Gundam. Take a look for yourself:

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Of course, fans have been throwing out plenty of other look-alike suggestions too, from Darth Vader, TMNT‘s Shredder, and even Guyver.

Just for context, here’s the very epic ad for the Ninja H2R:

What do you think the two motorcycles look like? Let us know in the forums!

[Via World Car Fans, Hachima Kikou, Gizmodo Japan; image from Gundam Fanon]

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