Erik Buell Racing has released new information about its upcoming 1190RS streetbike including pricing and hints of three new models, the RX, SX and AX. But first the 1190RS. First revealed back in February, the 2012 EBR 1190RS is the first new streetbike to carry Buell’s name since Harley-Davidson discontinued the original Buell Motorcycle brand. […]
Suzuki Recursion Concept – Turbocharged 588cc Claims 99 hp and 74 ft-lb.
Suzuki has released new images of its turbocharged Recursion concept. Revealed at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, the Recursion, along with Kawasaki’s supercharged inline-Four engine herald a return to forced induction motorcycles last commonly seen in the ’80s.
According to Suzuki, the Recursion’s 588cc parallel-Twin engine with an intercooler turbo produces 99 hp at 8000 rpm while also claiming 74 ft-lb. available at just 4500 rpm. Suzuki also claims a dry weight of 384 pounds.
The engine isn’t the only innovation on the Recursion. The instrument console consists of two color screens around an analog tachometer with digital speedometer overlaid over the dial. Another innovation is the use of touch-sensitive switchgear controls with haptic feedback.