Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|FREE MH Decals by MAIL!|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|03-23-2015, 06:30 AM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
BMW patents W3 engines
New engine designs spark rumours of a new BMW cruiser or power cruiser
BMW has submitted patent applications for two different air-cooled W3 pushrod engines.
The engines - which have been designed to fit in the same space as a two-cylinder engine, but offer a third more capacity - are rumoured to be used a in a new cruiser or power cruiser.
According to the patents, both concepts would carry a gear-driven balance shaft to help minimise vibration from the three-cylinder engine.
The document said: ‘the invention represents an as of yet unknown type of W-3 reciprocating piston internal combustion engine.’
Top 7 cruisers with huge engines
1974 Hercules Sachs W-2000
Top 10 car-engined bikes
Who will be first with a Diavel rival?
Moto 3, Oral Engineering and the 2012 BMW S1000RR
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|BMW submits patents for aircooled W3 pushrod engines||NewsBot||Racing News||0||03-23-2015 05:50 AM|
|Yamaha files patents for leaning electric trike||NewsBot||Racing News||0||09-01-2014 04:20 AM|
|Victory patents new liquidcooled cruiser||NewsBot||Racing News||0||04-22-2014 06:40 AM|
|Apple patents the round cornered rectangle||silverfudge||Off Topic||27||11-08-2012 07:22 PM|
|Harley-Davidson engines vs. S&S engines||Zapata||Cruisers Lounge||2||08-29-2005 08:06 PM|