Lotus launches brand new motorcycles range

Luxury British car-maker Lotus launches the C-01 range of motorcyles . The new Lotus C01 features 200 horsepower, courtesy of a modified version of KTM’s 1,195-cc V-twin engine. The chassis is made up of steel, titanium and carbon fiber, with a seat height of about 28 inches. Its wheelbase, at about 65 inches, is a full 10 inches longer than a real street-legal superbike, and its front end is raked way out in front with a 19-inch wheel. The claimed dry weight is under 400 pounds, the Lotus Motorcycles C-01 ought to be mighty quick down the quarter mile.