Hybrid motorcycle with a rotary engine

The French company Furion Motorcycles has presented a design for a hybrid motorcycle, called m1, equipped with a power unit on the basis of the rotary Wankel engine. The manufacturer intends to collect money at the beginning of release of new products through crowdfunding.






The composition of the team includes representatives from two engineering schools and 56 advisers, including four-time world champion in the supermoto S1 class Adrien, Sharara and specialists in the field of hybrid propulsion systems.

The motorcycle will be equipped with a rotary engine 654 cubic centimeters and with a capacity of 125 forces, 40-kW (55 HP) electric motor, a set of lithium batteries and six-speed transmission. Weight — 209 pounds.






Fuel capacity is 16 litres, which should be enough as assure Furion Motorcycles, 400 kilometers. Also the bike will be able to travel on electric, but how many he will pass, is not specified.






At the power plant of the motorcycle will be two modes, designed for a sporty driving style (when the regular motor and the electric motor work together to achieve the highest power) and runs long distances (when the units are configured for maximum efficiency).

When Furion m1 may appear in the series, in the company are not reported.

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P. S. And remember, only by changing their consumption — together we change the world! ©

Source: //motor.ru/news/2017/05/03/furionmoto/

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