Visordown gets first pictures of the new dual-fuel Yamaha hybrid
HOT NEWS and pictures fresh from Europe: Toyota and Yamaha will work together to build the first hybrid motorcycle.
Sources say, the machine will be powered by both a 20bhp internal combustion engine and an electric motor.
The water-cooled, 250cc horizontal single is capable of sending power to the rear wheel or the electric generator to keep the batteries topped up. Obviously, the system will be controlled by a sophisticated ECU.
Clever stuff! We can't wait to take one for a rip!
Posted: 28/08/2009 at 21:00
Posted: 29/08/2009 at 02:23
edgey biker wrote (see)
why is every hybrid bike / car so ugly looking?
Posted: 29/08/2009 at 06:13
Posted: 29/08/2009 at 10:39
I'd love a bike with the smooth power delivery of my Prius! I'd love to see a more touring size machine though, a 250 just wont cut it even with a miniture hybrid sinergy drive system, Maybe 500cc and all that electric torque!!
Posted: 30/08/2009 at 15:47
Posted: 03/09/2009 at 21:53
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