KTM's New motogp bike is a 270bhp flame-spitting monster

    4y ago

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    - 270bhp from the pneumatically-valved 1000cc V4

    KTM's 2017 GP bike officially unveiled

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    Comments (10)

    • It's unlikely you'll see pneumatic valve technology on road bikes. Valve springs are effective enough and cost next to nothing

        4 years ago
    • Hopefully we'll see the valve tech trickle down to road bikes so we can get 20k rpm ceilings again

        4 years ago
    • Too fast for springs. Koeneggsegg has an interesting solution as well.

        4 years ago
    • Anyone know figures for testing yet for the KTM?

        4 years ago
    • Edward yes the valve springs start to bounce at that sort of level so pneumatics are required

        4 years ago

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