THE KILLACYCLE made drag racing history at Pomona, USA, this weekend when it became the first electric-powered vehicle to run seven seconds for the 1/4 mile. The machine was piloted by expert drag racer, Scotty Pollacheck. The machine delivers 500hp
and 24,373 motorcycles sold, compared to 23,109 from the first quarter of last year. Also, March saw BMW deliver 12,295 motorcycles to customers worldwide, up 5.3% on the 11,675 from last year.Hendrik von Kuenheim, General Director BMW Motorrad, said "BMW
the Honda CBR600F with 186, Kawasaki ZZR1400 at 184, the NC700X from Honda at 183, Suzuki's 650 V-Strom selling 171, the R1200RT at 169 and the VFR1200 with 167.The first quarter of 2012 also saw some positive growth for motorcycle sales as new registrations
Cycle is just a giant cordless drill with wheels." Dube added that the next version of the KillaCycle should top 1000bhp.Watch the run here and see the bike go from 0 to 60mph in under one second - in virtual silence.
The fastest ever run on a NOS-assisted 'Street Bike'. If this pulls up next to you at the lights, you might as well take it on. What have you got to lose?
Fast forward to 1m30s.It's all very well doing a 243mph 1/4 mile but I suppose the flip side is that normal life must be massively depressing for these guys..
Hogan hit 250mph in under six secondsA US drag racer has beaten the world record for the fastest quarter-mile ever recorded on two wheels but it won't count in the Guinness Book of Records.Denver's Korry Hogan took his top fuel drag bike from zero
.Running off an 8.90 national record set by Rickey Gadson on a Brock's-prepared ZX-14 last season, Teasley clicked off successive quarter-mile runs of 9.12 and 9.04 seconds before hitting a 8.971 at 157.93 mph. He went on to lower the mark with an astounding 8
US DRAG racing hotshot Ryan Schnitz has decimated a quarter-mile strip in a mind blowing 8.49 secs on a BMW S1000RR with a bog stock motor.Schnitz's Brocks Performance-built machine, which cranks out a crazy 203 rear wheel bhp, runs nothing more
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