Diesel or Petrol – Which is Better?
Diesel Engines give out more small particulate than (petrol) gasoline engines, however modern diesel engines are fitted with particulate filters to reduce emission pollution.
Petrol (gasoline) engines produce more CO2 emissions which is said to cause climate change.
Diesel engines emit more nitrogen dioxide than petrol engines which can cause smog, acid rain and respiratory problems.
So diesels are worse for the health of people and petrols are worse for the health of the planet.
So given that both engines have advantages and disadvantages, the question is, have diesel engines been fitted to power motorcycles?. Yes they have.
Let’s take a look at a few and have a listen to how they sound
Experimental Home Made Diesel Bikes
The Kitchen Sink – Military Style Diesel Motorcycle
Roaring 20 Turbo Diesel Motorcycle – Totally Steam Punk
The Intercooled Turbo Diesel Motorcycle
DEUTZ Rocker Diesel Motorcycle
Factory Built Diesel Motorcycles
HDT & KLR Military All Terrain Diesel Bikes
Ducati Diesel Diavel
Royal Enfield – Taurus Bullet & Robin DR400
Eva Products – Track T-800CDI
Star Twin Thunder Star 1200 TDI
Neander Turbo Diesel Motorcycle
Diesel Motorcycles have been around for a long time and it looks like they will be around for a lot longer.
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