Diesel motorcycle

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Royal Enfield Diesel Taurus

Diesel motorcycle

Diesel of existing motorcycle

A diesel is a motorcycle with a diesel With a traditionally poor ratio. most diesel are generally unsuited for use on motorcycles normally require low weight, size, high RPMs and acceleration. In the 1980s, NATO in Europe standardized all their to operate with diesel

Some forces had fleets of and trials were conducted diesel engines on these. single-cylinder engines built by of Italy were used and had success; achieving similar to gas/petrol bikes and fuel up to 200 miles per gallon. This led to countries re-fitting their with diesel engines.

In the United States Marine adopted the M1030M1, an off-road based on the Kawasaki KLR650. and it with an engine designed to run on or JP8 jet fuel. Since other tactical vehicles like the utility vehicle and M1 Abrams also use JP8, adopting a motorcycle which runs on the fuel would ease

Further development by Cranfield and California-based Hayes Diversified led to the production of the Kawasaki KLR650 motorcycle for military use. The of this motorcycle is a liquid-cooled, four-… which displaces and produces 21 kW (28 bhp) a top speed of 85 mph (136 km/h). Diversified Technologies mooted, but has delayed the delivery of a civilian for approximately US$19,000.

In India, built by Royal Enfield be bought with 325 cc diesel engines because fuel was much cheaper petrol (gasoline) at the time, and of reliable quality. These were noisy and unrefined and not popular because of lower and higher weight penalties. The were originally designed for use in applications such as electric and water pumps.

As of December several companies produce motorcycles.



A popular choice is to put an industrial diesel (single or twin cylinder) in a frame of a Royal Enfield India.

Sommer Diesel 462

Motorradtechnik produces the Sommer 462. The engine is rated at (11 PS). The bike reaches a top of 65 miles per hour (105 km/h), and 95 miles per US gallon (40 km/l). It is by Bavarian HATZ Diesel.

The motorcycle is assembled by hand in batches in Eppstein. All components of the wheels and gears are supplied by Enfield of India.


Track T-800CDI

Track has an 800 cc three-cylinder CDI common turbo diesel engine by Mercedes especially for the motorcycle, and has a consumption of only 4.5 L/100 km -imp ; 52 mpg -US ). It has a cardan drive(BMW cruiser). The transmission is a Variable Transmission (CV-tech and Invance LV).

The Track Diesel motorcycle 45 hp (34 kW) and 100 N·m torque in between 1,800 and delivering a top speed of about (99 mph) and acceleration from (0–62 mph) in 6 seconds. The throttle is with an electronic throttle Dutch E.V.A.

Products BV to sell the diesel motorcycle in At the end of 2012 E.V.A. Products BV has into hibernation. Production has to a halt.

An estimated 20 motorcycles been put on the road.


Royal Enfield in India was the manufacturer that has built a motorcycle in mass production. A industrial diesel was installed in the of the British-based Royal Enfield. due to pollution laws, this is no longer produced.

It was one of the most efficient bikes in India over 200 mpg -imp 170 mpg -US ). Initially street were mounting this in used Bullets, like Royal Enfield Bikes, the 350 cc retrofit engine 18 hp. On seeing the success of bikes; Royal Enfield manufacturing Bullets with the engine and named it the Taurus. The was available with an Electric A Saharanpur based company, Automobiles produce diesel with Royal Enfield box fitted with Lombardini diesel engine, Company fuel efficiency of 80kmpl, and of them are still in running

With competition getting India’s oldest motorcycle company, Royal Enfield, is newer segments, with the of bigger engines and diesel is planning to bring diesel-powered back into the Indian a project for which work is on.

Diversified Technologies M1030M1

— Diesel Military

After several years development at Cranfield University, [ 1 ] [ 2 ] the HDT has entered service. It is produced by Diversified Technologies (HDT), [ 3 ] and it around a modified Kawasaki Top speed is approximately 90 mph and fuel consumption is advertised to be -US (2.5 L/100 km; 115 mpg -imp ) at (89 km/h). M1030M1s have taken part at the British Rally and the Bonneville Speed .

The U.S. Marine Corps 440 of the M1030M1 model, under the M1030M1 JP8/Diesel. The M1030M1E Military motorcycle is sold to and European NATO countries.

A made for the civilian market, the Bulldog was originally slated for in March 2006, but due to increased demand for the M1030M1, production of the Bulldog has been delayed

In the Summer of 2010 at Eurosatory. a defence contractor exhibition, HDT the HDT 1030M2 a major upgrade of present HDT1030M1. The 1030M2 change is an upgraded 670cc which has a multifueled capability and 20% more power, and through a technology called MAC-C1 the engine to use not only standard gasoline and truck diesel but five major jet fuel and even the heavier vegetable oil biodiesel. As of September 2010 no have been placed. [ 4 ]

Faired and unfaired Hayes motorcycles won second and fourth at the 2011 Mid-Ohio Craig Fuel Economy Challenge. [ 5 ]

Twin Thunder Star TDI

Thunderstar 1200 TDI at the Dieselmotorcycle 2005 in Hamm. Germany


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