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That's a sweet ride... 12k rpm red line? Yes please.
 

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Very cool but the high rpm of a motorcycle engine would be a hoot. I agree this blue one would be more drivable
 

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That's a really cool car. Sounds like F1.
No! It sounds better than any F1 car. Since they went to the lower RPM turbo cars they sound like crap. Diesel trucks sound better.

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i'm not sure what everyone's fascination with bike engines in cars is these days, the motorcycle tranny has got to hate it's life powershifting a car 5 times the weight of a bike and single passenger. most 4 cylinder bike engines also don't make a whole lot of torque and only really start generating anything above 6k RPMs. yeah they are different, but also impractical considering all the other choices one could have done.

the V6 turbo honda is cool, and it's correct wheel drive. to that one i give a thumbs up.
 

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That is INSANELY cool! I had a smile on my face through the entire video.
 

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i'm not sure what everyone's fascination with bike engines in cars is these days, the motorcycle tranny has got to hate it's life powershifting a car 5 times the weight of a bike and single passenger. most 4 cylinder bike engines also don't make a whole lot of torque and only really start generating anything above 6k RPMs. yeah they are different, but also impractical considering all the other choices one could have done.

the V6 turbo honda is cool, and it's correct wheel drive. to that one i give a thumbs up.
Everyone has different tastes.
 

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i'm not sure what everyone's fascination with bike engines in cars is these days, the motorcycle tranny has got to hate it's life powershifting a car 5 times the weight of a bike and single passenger. most 4 cylinder bike engines also don't make a whole lot of torque and only really start generating anything above 6k RPMs. yeah they are different, but also impractical considering all the other choices one could have done.
I think you have it right. Hi revving, low torque motorcycles wouldn't seem to make very practical car engines. Innovative folks create these novelties primarily for the sake of having a novelty. In this case, the thing can't even be used for competition except in maybe some "unlimited" class, but it is a very interesting novelty. I for one enjoyed watching the video.

Shame he screwed up a good Honda 600, which was probably worth twice what the resulting novelty is worth.
 
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