-stroke motor.The Ilmor 5-stroke prototype uses a 700cc turbocharged engine, with a fairly average peak power of 130bhp at 7000rpm, but a monster 120ft/lb of torque at 5000rpm.The engine uses two overhead camshafts, one is high pressure, the other low
is long overdue – how about making it look like the RC-E, Mr Honda?Elsewhere on the stand there's the tiny, folding Motor Compo, an electric scooter which slots into the firm's Micro Commuter Concept car, and the frankly awful three-wheeled E
CONFEDERATE MOTORS is suing a motoring website and publisher over allegations of defamation.In an opinion piece from New York Auto Show, jalopnik.com's Wes Siler described the three models made by Confederate as, "scary pieces of rolling robotic art
Playboy Doohan and his chopperFORMER 500CC world champion Mick Doohan's Mercedes supercar is for sale through Mercedes-Benz Australia.The car's one of only 55 built carrying the signature IWC Ingenieur, in honour of the German watchmaker.Doohan liked the car's dark titanium colou...
with machine that was leaked earlier in the year. Where that was a production-viable, petrol-engined bike, the concept Honda has now revealed is a much smaller electric bike, albeit with the same suitcase-inspired styling as the original Motocompo of the 1980s
WHEN we saw Yamaha's pre-show releases – the XTW250 Ryoku and Y125 Moegi, plus a couple of electric mopeds – we guessed that the firm had something more spectacular up its sleeve that it was holding back to reveal at the show itself.We guessed wrong
THE UNIVERSITY of Tasmania in Australia has developed its first hybrid electric and ethanol scooter engine, whci charges the batteries on the bike every time you hit the brakes. The system, developed by Steven Ambrose, a research scholar in the Uni's Engineering School, the feat...
look at the doomed Men & Motors TV's rough cut of the top US race.Incidentally both events appeared to share similar numbers of spectators; the advantage of the obscene energy guzzling floodlights was you that couldn't see the lame donkeys dying
DANI Pedrosa and Nicky Hayden will not have the new pneumatic motor fitted to their Hondas for the French round of the MotoGP championship this weekend – but will test it immediately after raceday before deciding if the new lump will be used
US CAR GIANT General Motors has teamed up with Chinese partner Shanghai Automotive Industry to produce this new new concept vehicle, dubbed the EN-V.It looks like an electric car but the EN-V rides on just two wheels, making it a fully enclosed
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