ur cousins in the UK at Motorcycle news report that the new Honda V-4 bike has a lot more to it that previously thought.Â Thereâ€™s apparently a lot of innovation in this new bike.
First up is the variable cylinder use.Â Instead of running in a V-4 and V-Twin profiles, the engine can also run as a triple.Â The ECU will select the use of two, three or four cylinders based on engine demand, and throttle input. So, the rider will get smoother transitions between the different cylinder use profiles, which should translate out to a broader range of usable power for the rider.
When in two or three-cylinder mode, instead of the non-working pistons being air springs, they will actually be running in vacuum. So, instead of losing power …Â Details