Ronax from Germany has relived the glory of 2-stroke 500cc machine in 2014 with this Ronax 500 beauty. Made only to 46 units, this 80 degree V4 2-stroke counter-rotating crankshaft engine can push out 160hp at 11,500RPM to its 6-speed gearbox. The bore and stroke are measured at 54 x 54.5cm that is almost squarish that makes it able to be balance in terms of torque and horsepower. Electronics are also added with two mappings for sport and rain.
This bike really brings back the memories of 2-stroke era in 1970s and all the way to 2000s where there are so many fast 2-stroke roaming anywhere in the world including in Malaysia with the presence of Yamaha TZM 150, Honda NSR150RR/SP, Kawasaki K1, Kawasaki RR, Suzuki Panther, Suzuki Gamma and RG Sports.
This Ronax 500 doesn’t cheap though. It is priced at EUR100,000 or directly converted to RM433,120. Check out the specs and more pictures after the jump:
2-stroke, 4 cylinders, 80 degree V-engine, two counter-rotating crank shafts
160 hp at 11500 rpm
map-controlled fuel injection. Two different mappings: sport and rain
map-controlled cdi unit
four tuned pipes, steel
6 gear cassette gearbox
multi-disc clutch in oil bath
aluminium bridge frame, CNC processed, steering head fully adjustable