Suzuki bringing back ghosts of the 80s with turbocharged motorcycle…

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Suzuki bringing ghosts of the 80s with turbocharged

Sometimes ideas are too ahead of time and get forgotten over the In 1978, Kawasaki released the Z1R TC, the motorcycle to use a Turbocharged engine gave it noticeably more that other engines of the size. However, after a love affair that into the early ’80s, bike manufacturers turned backs on the technology.

Now at this Tokyo Motor Show 23 November to 1 December, Suzuki is to bring it back with new concept Recursion sports which promises to go back and all the problems that dogged bikes of the past.

Just to make sure on the same page, here’s a explanation of a turbocharger. A combustion generates power by igniting a of air and fuel. The more mixture you in the engine, the more power you

This means that the is limited to the size of the engine, measured in cubic centimeters for motorcycles.

A turbocharger works to the air which allows more of it to the engine and thus produces power. For example, Suzuki’s bike has a 588cc 2-cylinder … engine, but thanks to its turbocharger it can produce 30% more (100hp/8,000rpm and 10.2kgm/4,500rpm to be exact) other bikes with the engines according to specs .

As an added bonus, a turbocharger is by reusing the vehicle’s own exhaust makes for better fuel and cleaner overall exhaust. are widely used on cars, planes, ships, and trains. motorcycles never quite on the technology.

Turbochargers were in popularity for domestic cars in the and ’70s and eventually were out on motorcycles as well. Honda, Suzuki, and Kawasaki all released which tried to take of turbo power.

However, when using a charger there is a slight for the effect to kick in. Because requires exhaust to work the first has to produce some at its efficiency before the boost can be This effect known as lag” is fine for vehicles move linearly with a gradual acceleration, but motorcycles very delicate control of especially when cornering.

the lightweight body and instability of a vehicle made the overall of turbo lag more of a clunky than a benefit to the rider. So, for decades since, very has been seen in terms of a bike.

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In the nearly 30 years that makers have appeared to turbo power, many have been made by to reduce the effects of turbo In addition, the proliferation of the fuel engine has helped to increase the of accelerating, making turbo lag less of an issue.

Suzuki has one of those automakers developing for their line of compact and cars, and now they think it be time to bring it back to With a body composed of aluminum and carbon monocoque frame the Recursion weighs in at 174kg (383lbs). In addition to the 30% to output compared to other engines, it also boasts a 50% in fuel efficiency thanks to the of turbo.

Suzuki hopes that in the future this old-yet-new will offer riders all the of a turbocharged engine without the to handling for a purely enjoyable experience even in the tight, streets of the city.

Inset YouTube – Car@nifty

If you’d to learn more about the then hop on down to the 43 rd Tokyo Show and see one in person.


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