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Andy Davidson  says:

More Power! New MTT Y2K

Los Angeles based Marine Turbine Technologies (MTT) has announced an upgrade to their 320bhp turbine powered MTT Y2K superbike.  It has been reported that the new 2013 MTT Y2K will be fitted with a Rolls-Royce C-20B gas turbine engine, capable of 420bhp. MTT hope to release the new model in the USA and Europe by mid-2013 as a street legal...

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Piglet2010

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Piglet2010 says:

Lag?

How have they gotten around the lag issue common to turbines? Twist the grip, and wait a couple of seconds for the power to come on does not sound like a good riding experience.

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Lorenzo99

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Lorenzo99 says:

Chocolate Tea Pot

    Why indeed ! Its as usefull as a chocalate tea pot,an execise in exess.Looks a bit like a BMW too.

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SatNavSteve

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SatNavSteve says:

Sounds awsome on Youtube! Jay Leno has one and I heard he was at traffic lights on it one day and the exhaust is very hot and when he looked around, it had melted the the plastic bumper on the car behind! I'll be suprised if it runs on diesel or aviation fuel as one burns and the other works on compression/detonation, but I could be wrong. Someone enlighten me!  If I win on Euromillions, I'll have one!!

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Bob_1

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Bob_1 says:

Saw One Of These....

...at Elvington last year, ridden by Zeff Eisenberg from Guernsey. Quite a sight on the runway at 200mph.

About melting the bumper of a car with it's exhaust: I've got a picture of Trevor Duckworth making toast with the exhaust from Zeff's bike.

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sack1

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sack1 says:

Using diesel..

..does not make this a diesel. As with any turbine, fuel mileage is just about measured in gallons per mile. And yes, just about any combustible liquid fuel can work. That diesel fuel in a diesel engine is ignited by the heat of higher compression has nothing to do with how it burns in a turbine.

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snev

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snev says:

At last...

A practicle bike for once. With 120bhp more than my Busa  (which has 120bhp more than my CBR600) I should be able to have a bit of fun.

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Titosfuneral

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Titosfuneral says:

re-read

There as me thinking 0-60mph in 5.4 seconds.. that's useless! Re-read it.. 0-200mph in 5.4 seconds.. aaaahhhhh....

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maculopathy

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maculopathy says:

and...............?

pointless, about 40ft long and ugly as Fk. It has taken me from awake to yawnsville in 2.4seconds

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YamAustin

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YamAustin says:

WHAT !

0-200 mph in 5.4 seconds ........... I think a little bit of poo just came out

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akhaddd

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akhaddd says:

minnie

l Y2K was launched in 2000 and powered by a Rolls-Royce Allison Model 250 engine (commonly used in helicopters). Producing 320bhp at 52,000rpm the superbike is a

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