Carver ONE

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Carver ONE
Manufacturer Carver
Production 2000
Class Road
Engine Water Cooled, 4 Cylinder, 16 Valve, Turbo Intercooled
Horse Power 67.99 HP (50.7 KW) @ 6000RPM
Torque 73.76 ft/lbs (100.0 Nm) @ 3200RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5+1 Speed
Suspension Front: Single-arm With Hydraulic Shock Absorption
Rear: McPherson Suspension With Rear-wheel Steering
Brakes Front: Discs
Rear: Discs
Front Tire 140/70 R17
Rear Tire 195/45 R15
Wheelbase 105.98 inches (2692 mm)
Dimensions L 133.82 inches (3399 mm)
W 51.81 inches (1316 mm)
Weight  (dry), 670.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Carver ONE was a Water Cooled, 4 Cylinder, 16 Valve, Turbo Intercooled Road motorcycle produced by Carver in 2000. Max torque was 73.76 ft/lbs (100.0 Nm) @ 3200 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 67.99 HP (50.7 KW) @ 6000 RPM.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5+1 Speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 140/70 R17 front tire and a 195/45 R15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Discs in the front and a Discs in the rear. The front suspension was a Single-arm With Hydraulic Shock Absorption while the rear was equipped with a McPherson Suspension With Rear-wheel Steering. The wheelbase was 105.98 inches (2692 mm) long.

2000 Carver ONE[edit]

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Chris Van den Brink and Harry Kroonen, aeronautical engineers at Brink Dynamics, one of the Eurotool companies, put on the paper the Dynamic Vehicle Control (DVC) concept which automatically translates the "car type steering" input into an optimal "motorcycle type banking" of the chassis. After two years, the first vehicle wearing this concept was born, impressing the world. In 1997 the Dutch police got a three wheeled prototype of this "strange moto-car" and the machine got the OK signature for road use. Year after year, the prototype was improved and restyled, turning into the Carver One.