After several motorcycle models from different manufacturers were announced to be equipped with a radar system, Honda follows suit and builds the technology into the Gold Wing as well. This can be seen from recent patent drawings. […weiter lesen]
More and more manufacturers are working on electric motorcycles and Kawasaki has also been working on the Edeavor for years. However, the combination of a combustion engine and an electric motor is to be given higher priority at Kawasaki. […weiter lesen]
Honda has filed patents with the Japanese Patent Office that show very interesting details. The performance of the Africa Twin is to be increased by means of an engine-driven supercharger and a dual injection system. […weiter lesen]
In motor sports and also on current Superbikes, winglets are now used to improve the aerodynamics of the motorcycles. Mostly they are installed on the side of the front to generate more downforce on the front wheel and to counteract wheelie tilt. […weiter lesen]
They have already proven with the HP4 Race that BMW is a pioneer when it comes to carbon chassis. Now they want to take the carbon frame to the next level, as patent applications show. […weiter lesen]
Hybrid motors seem to be becoming more and more interesting for motorcycles, because after patents for a Kawasaki two-stroke engine with compressor surfaced, for charging a battery for an electric drive, a Suzuki patent now shows a different approach. […weiter lesen]
The two-cylinder engines dominate in the adventure area. Only Kawasaki and BMW equip their models with four-cylinder, but the Versys 1000 and the S1000XR are only partially suitable for off-road use and are more intended for the road.
Honda now seems to want to equip an ADV motorcycle with a four-cylinder, as patent drawings show.
Honda möchte jetzt scheinbar ein ADV-Motorrad mit einem Vierzylinder ausstatten, wie Patentzeichnungen zeigen. […weiter lesen]