LOTUS C-01 is equipped with a suspension Onlyns

January 18, 2015 at 01:08

The first motorcycle from the limited series of 100 copies LOTUS C-01 began to disperse to customers at the beginning of December 2014.
Megabayk equipped with a 175-horsepower engine on the KTM RC8R, originally designed for suspension Ohlins.
Prior to the bike out, has not been seen alive. Were the first journalists and photographers British weekly MCN, visited production in late November, a few days before the start of deliveries.
On all 3D-rendering published until the Internet was not clearly evident what kind of suspension is used in the C-01: Fork hidden under a thick casing, shock absorbers – faceless “double shock”.

LOTUS C-01 pics

LOTUS C-01 image

However, the original design of motorcycle former chief designer Daniel Simon Bugatti laid the optimal set, consisting of forks Sachs, developed specifically for this model Lotus and shock Ohlins S36PL – sports series, designed for the Harley-Davidson XR1200.

LOTUS C-01 pics

LOTUS C-01 picture

Powerplant LOTUS C-01 – V-Twin 1195 cc capacity Liquid-cooled from KTM RC8R; Chassis (rama- “birdcage” and rigid aluminum swingarm) developed by German Kalex (supplier World Championship Grand Prix Moto2), a basic set includes a pair of Brembo brakes with 320 mm discs at the front and 220 mm at the rear. Wheels are specially designed for the C-01 of the South African BST: front wheel diameter of 19 inches, the rear – 17. The weight of the motorcycle is just 181 kg.

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