Articles Posted in the " DOHC " Category




  • 2011 Aprilia Shiver 750 | Quick Look

    2011 Aprilia Shiver 750 | Quick Look

    2011 Aprilia Motorcycle

    Bristling with high-tech goodness, the 2011 Aprilia Shiver 750 is a highly adaptable sport bike suited to conditions ranging from rain to challenging high- speed back roads.

    The liquid-cooled DOHC, four-valve,V-twin has three power settings that significantly change the character of the bike.


  • 2011 Kawasaki Versys | Quick Look

    2011 Kawasaki Versys | Quick Look

    2011 Kawasaki Motorcycle

    Full-scale adventure bikes like the BMW R 1200 GS can be quite intimidating, so Kawasaki’s Versys is a friendly way to introduce yourself to that genre.

    For shorter riders the 33.3-inch seat height may give pause, but if you can hold the bike up at a stop, you’ll find everything else about it agreeable.



  • 2011 BMW F 800 R | Quick Look

    2011 BMW F 800 R | Quick Look

    2011 BMW Motorcycle

    Expanding its successful 800 parallel twin range, BMW has a sporty stripped down chassis for the DOHC motor with the 2011 BMW F 800 R.

    Putting out a claimed 87 horsepower at 8000 rpm and a strong 63 ft/lbs of torque at a conservative 6000 rpm, the F 800 R has only a claimed wet weight of 439 pounds to push around.





  • 2011 Triumph Thruxton | Preview

    2011 Triumph Thruxton | Preview

    2011 Thruxton

    Inspired by the Bonneville-based cafe racers of the 1960s and named after the Hampshire racetrack where Triumph enjoyed so much success, the 2011 Thruxton is Triumph’s sportiest classic motorcycle and a cafe bike for the real connoisseur.


  • 2011 Yamaha FZ1 | Wallpaper

    2011 Yamaha FZ1 | Wallpaper

    Yamaha Wallpaper

    Returning for 2011, the Yamaha FZ1 motorcycle is an all-around performer street-brawler that brings 998cc of fuel-injected power to the fray, in a light-and-strong aluminum frame.

    For 2011 the FZ1 does get one upgrade; new and improved ECU mapping that has been revised to achieve improved throttle response in the low-speed range.


  • 2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R | Track Video

    2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R | Track Video

    2011 Ninja Video

    Who needs words when you can have the sounds and images of the all-new 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R Ninja?

    This is exactly what you get with the new official Kawasaki YouTube video displaying the iconic green machine briefly whining on a track by some test riders.


  • Yamaha’s new 2010 YZ450F | Tech Video

    Yamaha’s new 2010 YZ450F | Tech Video

    2010 YZ450F Tech Video

    Click video to see a brief technical overview of the new the 2010 Yamaha YZ450F. The new YZ450F features a revolutionary fuel injected, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, DOHC, rearward-slanting single cylinder engine that is fascinating to see. The rearward-slanted engine provides for straight intake and exhaust ports, to create a direct path for airflow into the fuel-injected engine and out the exhaust.


  • 2010 Kawasaki Ninja 650R | Preview

    2010 Kawasaki Ninja 650R | Preview

    2010 Ninja 650R Preview

    Fuel-injected Ninja twin-cylinder performance, a beautiful Euro-inspired chassis, and relaxed all-day comfort combine to form the sweet, do-it-all 2010 Kawasaki Ninja 650R. Sleek form meets superior function in the bike’s full fairing, and in the way its steel trellis frame integrates into its stylish swingarm via an innovative side-mounted shock.


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