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    Lotus the iconic car manufacturer has decided to step into the motorcycle market with the newly named division - Lotus Motorcycles.

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    The first motorcycle to be produced by the company will be the Lotus C-01. It is supposed to be a high performance bike with integrated racing technology. The bike will use materials like carbon, titanium and aerospace technology. The engine is expected to produce around 200 bhp!

    To build this motorcycle Lotus has tied up with Kodewa, Daniel Simon and the Holzer Group. Kodewa is a German automobile race team, while Simon will be the designer.

    Daniel Simon Says -

    Source: Lotus Plans to Produce C-01 Motorcycle - Motorcycle USA

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      re: Lotus C- 01 Revealed: xBhp News

      Lotus motorcycle will feature a 200bhp V twin engine.

      More details are expected by the end of February.

      Source: New Lotus C-01 motorcycle gets a 200hp V-twin - Motorcycle news : General news - Visordown

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        Lotus motorcycle officially revealed; with KTM Engine

        It looks unique for sure !

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        "Never ride faster than your guardian angel can fly."

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          Lotus C 01 Motorcycle finally revealed -

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          Gunter Holzer, CEO of Holzer Group -

          ““I was one of the first people to ride it and I have to say I was very impressed. Together we have found that delicate balance between raw, aggressive power and breath-taking handling. The team has created something very special, it looks incredible, it sounds fantastic but above all, the ride is sensational. I’m very happy.”
          TECH SPECS


          Capacity: 1195cc
          Bore x Stroke: 105 x 69mm
          Power: Approx. 200 HP
          Transmission: 6-gear jaw-type shift transmission
          Lubrication: Dry sump lubrication
          Main shaft ratio: 40:76
          Lay shaft ratio: 15:41
          Cooling: Water cooling
          Clutch: Hydraulic anti-hopping clutch
          Frame: Aero tech steel/Titanium/Carbon fiber frame
          Fork: Upside down
          Suspension strut: Twin suspension strut
          Spring travel front: 3.15 inches
          Spring travel rear: 2.75 inches
          Brake system front: Twin brake disc, 320mm, four piston calipers
          Brake system rear: Single disc, 220mm, two piston calipers
          Chain: X-Ring resp. O-Ring
          Head tube angle: 59-degrees
          Fork angle: 54-degrees
          Wheel base: 64.7 inches
          Ride height: 3.54 inches
          Seat height: 27.95 inches
          Fuel tank capacity: 2.77 gallons
          Dry weight: 399 pounds
          Wheel front: 120/70 ZR19
          Wheel rear: 190/55 ZR17

          Source:
          http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/660/17984/Motorcycle-Article/Lotus-Motorcycles-C-01-First-Look.aspx
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            Re: Lotus C- 01 Revealed: xBhp News

            looks like a piece of art.
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              Re: Lotus C- 01 Revealed: xBhp News

              Titanium carbon fiber frame? that's hyper car stuff! mostly used by Pagani
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                Re: Lotus C- 01 Revealed: xBhp News

                Looks like made for a museum.

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                  Re: Lotus C- 01 Revealed: xBhp News

                  Looks like a hybrid machine, but who will buy this machine is the question (Awkward design though )??? If you want a 200 bhp power better think about a n HP4 or Ducati Superlaggra
                  Life is a road, therefor I wander !!!

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                    Re: Lotus C- 01 Revealed: xBhp News

                    Looks like made for Speed test or record only!!
                    Not for streets!! lol....

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