Around here, it’s no secret we’re fans of the Yamaha FZ-09 (MT-09 for those reading this outside the U.S.). It’s a great do-it-all motorcycle, and for $7990 it’s a great value, too. Apparently, Mark Toia is well aware of how useful the FZ-09 can be as well. Toia was extremely impressed with the versatility of […]
Wonder What a Supercharged VR6 Engine Sounds Like? [Video]
The Roadster is powered by a supercharged VR6 engine featuring two rows of three cylinders offset in a 15-degree Vee configuration, similar in concept to Volkswagen’s 3.6-liter VR6. Initial estimates had the 1218cc engine pumping out from 175-200hp at 8500rpm with 110 ft-lb. But what does a supercharged VR6 engine sound like?
Well now we know, thanks to this video from Horex of the engine on the dyno.