- Mar 13, 2009
EVA Track T-800CDI diesel motorcycle launched, equipped with fortwo engine from smart
Click above for a high-res image gallery of the EVA Track-T800CDI diesel motorcycle
Remember the EVA Track-T800CDI Diesel motorcycle? It turns out that the machine does not feature 2-wheel drive (it may be offered in the future) as we had previously believed, but that hasn't dampened our interest in the machine after reading that it's powered by a 45-horsepower 3 cylinder diesel engine taken from the smart fortwo in Europe. More importantly, the mill's 81 lb-ft of torque, funneled through a CVT transmission, should keep things moving nicely under just about any set of circumstances.
Best of all, the unique drivetrain manages an impressive 112 miles per gallon at 55 miles per hour. Unfortunately, it's not currently certified for use with biodiesel. The Daimler-built engine is held in a custom tubular steel trellis frame and supported by top-shelf WP suspenders front and rear. Sales have already begun in The Netherlands and will filter to other European countries in 2010. U.S. and Canadian sales may begin sometime in 2010, depending on a number of factors.
[Source: Hell For Leather]