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Monday, January 4, 2016

The two-wheel-drive BMW R1200GS

Wunderlich, a German company has chas developed what it says is the first two-wheel drive liquid-cooled BMW R1200GS by adding an 'electrical front-wheel gearbox' to the latest version of the adventure bike. A variety of benefits can be obtained with this new device.

As reported by Visordown on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, the BMW accessory supplier company says that the device is generating the power up to 13.6 hp that makes motorcycle drove more leverage with more faster acceleration.
The BMW R1200GS LC two-wheel-drive motorcycle by Wunderlich. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1ZD0eeo)
The Electrical front-wheel gearbox device capable of making motorcycle sped up to 20 km/h, even when the engine is turned off. So, besides helping the performance of the engine, this tool also can independently drive the motorcycle.
Right side view of BMW R1200GS LC two-wheel-drive motorcycle. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1ZD0eeo)
Energy from this tool is generated when the rider is braking. The friction of the braking system is converted into electric power and saved in the battery.
The Electrical front-wheel gearbox device mounted in the front tire. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1ZD0eeo)
Unfortunately, to date these newer devices are still in the stage of research and development. Wunderlich still refers it as a product concept. That's means, these devices can be mass produced, it could not.
Frank Hoffmann, CEO of Wunderlich explains that what he is doing by introducing these products to the public is to let more people know. "We want to show what is happening and set its standards," he said. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VISORDOWN]
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