This is the Vyrus 986 M2, it’s not only Ascanio Rodorigo’s take on an “aggressively priced,” Moto2 racer, but also a new hub-center steered road bike. This isn’t just a concept either, the first deliveries are scheduled for March. is at the Italian Motor Expo and has more live pictures, plus there’s more details from Vyrus below.

Like all other Moto2 bikes, the 986 M2 is powered by the 599cc inline-four out of a Honda CBR600RR, that engine will also power the road bike.

Vyrus 986 M2: hub-center steering, affordable price, Moto2 eligible

“Our plans is to build a motorcycle that is destined for Moto2, offered at a very competitive price compared to what is currently proposed by the category, but with advanced technology,” says Ascanio. “In addition, there will be a replica road approved to offer our loyal customers around the world. We have already started production in pre-production version of the road, with deliveries in March 2011.”

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