CFMOTO’s 1000cc V-type Four-Cylinder Engine
Today, we received a message from a fellow rider on our website, inquiring about the CFMOTO 1000cc V-type four-cylinder engine. Let’s talk about this engine in more detail.
The CFMOTO V-type four-cylinder engine with a displacement of 1000cc is a revolutionary development in the domestic motorcycle industry. By manufacturing a 1000cc V4 super motorcycle and achieving the goal of 201 horsepower, CFMOTO might be able to leap into the industry mainstream, just like Honda did with the CB750 half a century ago.
This will also be the first super bike with over 200 horsepower introduced by a Chinese brand, opening the door to a new era of reasonably priced and high-performance motorcycles. It echoes the revolution brought by the four major Japanese motorcycle manufacturers in the international market, surprising the well-established British and Italian motorcycle manufacturers from the 1960s and 70s.
According to the analysis of patent drawings, it aligns with the latest design trends for super motorcycles. While CFMOTO has a close relationship with KTM, there is no evidence suggesting that this engine is related to KTM’s discontinued V4 street bike project. The engine not only differs from the short-lived attempts in the 990cc era or any KTM racing V4 in the current RC16 project, but the patent is also filed solely under the name of CFMOTO, not as a joint venture with KTM.
It is worth noting that not every patent is put into production; it may be registered for temporary plans. Currently, apart from the information shown in these drawings, we do not have any other news about this engine.
Only when domestic products become stronger will the prices of imported models return to their original levels. Just like in the current domestic automotive market, the trend of domestic new energy vehicles has surpassed that of BBA (referring to BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi), leading to a decrease in prices of fuel-powered vehicles to regain their original pricing. The same principle can be applied to motorcycles as well.