system helps the 1300cc lump kick out a healthy 250 to 260bhp at 6psi & can be upgraded to in excess of 450bhp with bigger injectors. If you've got a B-King, a touch over £4000, and a decent life insurance policy; give Big CC a call.
comes in and we're stuck with it, what now?The Future?Out in Portimao, on a Bridgestone S20 tyre launch, there was one bike in the pits that wasn't getting a lot of love: the 2012 R1. It was a French model, restricted to 106bhp.I had to have a go
.So after Monza I took my 848 to well-known engine builder, Mark Brewin from BSD. We ran my 848 up on the dyno and it punted out 120bhp. Not bad, but the series' limit is 135bhp. It wasn't just the outright power I felt I was lacking, it was the drive out
THIS is the old versus new power graph for the ZZR1400.Kawasaki has been careful to leave the figures off, but here at Visordown, we've measured it to the nearest pixel. Kawasaki claimed the old ZZR1400 peaked at 187bhp which would mean the new one
CZECH-BASED 125cc GP team and aspiring bike manufacture FGR has taken the covers off its first planned production bike; a V6-engined, 2500cc, 240bhp naked machine.Six years in the making, the project has been funded largely by grants from the Czech
healthy boost from 7000rpm through to 8500rpm. Peak power improves from 161.6hp @ 12,430rpm to 164.2hp @ 12,410rpm with the biggest gain of 5.1hp made at 6000rpm. The cans and link pipe also weighs 4kg less than the standard set-up.There's also a road
.The new bike boasts a 1679cc V4 65 degree engine which revs to 9000rpm. Yamaha claim the V4 is producing over 200bhp. The monster V4 not only produces over 200bhp but also a claimed 167nm of torque.The beefy forks are adjustable and so too is the rear
DUCATI has released power graphs for the new 'Superquadro' engine that will power the 1199 Panigale, and with 195bhp it's in Desmosedici RR territory.Actually, factor in the stomping 98lbft of torque and it's likely to put the firm's £40k Moto
If you were a child of the seventies, you may remember Craig Vetter’s name from his previous work as a stylist (Triumph Hurricane) or his huge fairing business, Vetter Fairings. Since then, the 69 year-old industrial designer has become obsessed by fuel consumption - or rather hi...
Kawasaki's 2012 ZZR1400 makes 'only' 197bhp according to the firm's official figures, which were not included in the extensive press information but have since been published on the company's own website.The actual numbers are 197bhp (200PS) at 10,000
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