Articles Posted in the " TRANSMISSION " Category

  • 2011 Ducati Monster 696 | Quick Look

    2011 Ducati Monster 696 | Quick Look

    2011 Ducati Motorcycle

    The smallest of the Ducati Monster line, the 696 presents itself as a bike willing to accommodate new riders, as well as those returning to the fold after an absence from two-wheeling.

    Power develops in a predictable manner, but the Desmodromic motor has a short stroke and is capable of producing 80 horsepower at 9000 rpm.


  • 2011 BMW S1000RR Superbike | Quick Look

    2011 BMW S1000RR Superbike | Quick Look

    2011 BMW Superbike

    Despite the mind-warping (claimed) 192 hp-making it the most powerful streetbike ever-the BMW S 1000 RR is flawlessly controlled by an unequalled electronics package.

    The impressive four-cylinder motor is tamed with four rider-selectable modes that adjust power delivery,traction control and ABS braking. T


  • 2011 BMW K 1600 GT | Quick Look

    2011 BMW K 1600 GT | Quick Look

    2011 BMW Motorcycle

    The 2011 BMW K 1600 GT grew from BMW’s obsession with six- cylinder automobiles, and it has a few surprises.

    Claimed to be the narrowest inline-six ever, BMW claims the motor puts out an impressive 160 horsepower, but even more importantly, it produces 129 ft/lbs of torque, the stock in trade of a sport-tourer.


  • 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.


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