Motus Closed Course Testing

The heart of the new (Motus means motion in Latin) is the The KMV4, the world’s first direct injected V4 motorcycle engine. The Motus DI system uses a 2,000psi pump to inject digitally atomized fuel into each combustion chamber and is considered an improvement over port fuel injection in terms of emissions, engine longevity, power, and efficiency. durability. Durability testing and efficiency optimization are now underway at the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Changes and tweaking are being made. Let’s continue to support this American Sport Tourer. First track testing video.

20 Responses to “Motus Closed Course Testing”

  1. 1 fluke Apr 28th, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    On one side we have Confederate who turn CAD drawings straight into production bikes with zero product development or testing, on the other we have Motus.

    One will be a major motorcycle manufacturer in 5 years and the other will be a forgotten blip in history.

    My money is on Motus.

  2. 2 Apr 28th, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    Pull some G’s.
    All you can get.

  3. 3 Apr 28th, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    Very nice sound!!! It seems it’s a great engine!!

    I wish the best to Motus!!

  4. 4 leston Apr 28th, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    best of luck to motus! i wish i could be there to watch the testing.

  5. 5 Apr 28th, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    sweet sounding motor! really sweet

  6. 6 Apr 28th, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    I thought this looked like a winner on the previous post Cyril. This drives it home – driving and sounding very sweet!!!



  7. 7 Apr 28th, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    Congrats guys on American ingenuity, drive and distiction.

  8. 8 Apr 28th, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    Cool, just a matter of time before all mainstream engines are direct injection, long overdue & free HP. Sounds great.

  9. 9 Sardeanie Apr 29th, 2011 at 12:21 am

    I’m going to start saving my pennies now! Take your times boys….make it right.

    And yes, it sounds awesome!

  10. 10 Apr 29th, 2011 at 3:00 am

    Yup, I could do that, still got sum Balls left! Sweet sound! Wiz

  11. 11 Apr 29th, 2011 at 5:45 am

    Cool sound!

    Looks like it handles well too!

    Good luck guys!

  12. 12 Apr 29th, 2011 at 7:06 am

    best of luck to you, bike looks and sounds great!

  13. 13 Tenaya Apr 29th, 2011 at 7:45 am

    “The Motus DI system uses a 2,000psi pump to inject digitally atomized fuel. . . ”

    Does “digitally atomized” mean that the fuel droplets are cube shaped? 🙂

  14. 14 Bruce Rogers Apr 29th, 2011 at 8:16 am

    Tenaya. Why? Digital means square???

  15. 15 Sue Apr 29th, 2011 at 9:16 am

    Adjective: Relating to or using signals or information represented by discrete values (digits) of a physical quantity, such as voltage or magnetic polarization, to represent arithmetic numbers or approximations to numbers from a continuum of logical expressions and variables: “digital TV”

  16. 16 Apr 29th, 2011 at 10:26 am

    Very nice machine indeed! Sounds strong too.
    I had the pleasure of visiting the Barber Motorsports Park and Museum last summer, a great track and an extraordinary collection of hundreds of bikes (and even a few cars) on display… a must-visit for any fan of bikes of all types and vintage.

  17. 17 Keith Stone Apr 29th, 2011 at 10:53 am

    AWESOME ! ! ! ! Hope its not a “boutique” bike that starts at $45-65 K Anyone know what dealer will carry them ?

  18. 18 Apr 29th, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    Tenaya, the fuel comes out in 1s and 0s 😉 If I can be of further help, ask away. I’m glad they didn’t mention the “voice coil” technology used in newer DI engines, or “somebody” would ask if the injectors yell, “GET OUT” at the gas 🙂

  19. 19 Apr 30th, 2011 at 6:48 am

    Sue, BLAWBULLA, WHAT!! Yer WAY over my head with whatever you jus’ said! I ain’t got a clue! Wiz

  20. 20 Apr 30th, 2011 at 9:22 am

    it’s a shame it doesn’t say H D on it’s side . looks like these guys are serious . show me more .

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