Video: Honda plans dual-clutch gearbox

Motorcycles are set to join the gearbox revolution that has hit the car world, with Honda preparing to unleash dual-clutch semi-automatic technology for motorcycles.

Dual-clutch gearboxs have been around for cars since 2003 and now Honda are the first bike maker to show an interest in the system, hoping to install it into an inline four-cylinder sports bike engine.

Skip the video to the right to about a minute twenty to see the dual clutch system explained on a BMW M3 Cabrio and read the full article in MCN, Wednesday, May 14, 2008.

Ben Purvis

By Ben Purvis