The D-air Racing Suit has been in development for over 10-years. Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi, and several other top riders have tried and tested the suit and now its finally going to be available to the public.
AMA Superbike rider Blake Young, who take second during the 2011 season, was on hand at the presentation to receive a D-air racing suit. Young will be one of the first riders to use the suit in the AMA Superbike Championship.
Here's a video of the suit in action.
Here are some stats from Dainese about the D-Air racing suit.
15 MILLISECONDS - The triggering time D-air® Racing can achieve in the most violent crashes.
4 LITRES - The volume of the D-air® Racing airbag, which shields: Shoulders, collar bones and upper chest area.
85% - The D-air® special high-pressure airbag reduces the force transferred to the shoulder up to 85%
7 SENSORS - The rider's movements are constantly analysed by a sophisticated array of sensors integrated in the system hardware.
The D-air Racing Suit will officially hit shelves this summer. Dainese stores will start selling the suit in June with a starting cost of $3,999.