Tagged: Rotary

Sunday Night Rotary Weirdness: 1975 Suzuki Re5

Sunday Night Rotary Weirdness: 1975 Suzuki Re5

Like the rash of turbocharged motorcycles in the 80’s, Felix Wankel’s rotary had its brief moment in the sun as motorcycle “fad of the moment.” And Suzuki went all-in, getting famous designer Giorgetto Giugiaro...

Wankel Week Continues! 1975 Suzuki Re5 for Sale

Wankel Week Continues! 1975 Suzuki Re5 for Sale

Two interesting rotary-powered motorcycles in one week! Back in the early 1970’s, it seemed like everyone was researching rotary engines, the “engine of tomorrow”. And you can see the appeal: the engineering of Felix...

Rotary-Powered1976 Hercules W2000 for Sale

Rotary-Powered1976 Hercules W2000 for Sale

This is a weird one: there haven’t been very many rotary-powered motorcycles like this W2000, and Hercules is certainly a forgotten marque. Producing a mere 32hp from its single-lobe rotary, the bike was more...

1975 Suzuki RE5

1975 Suzuki RE5

For Sale: 1975 Suzuki RE5 The 1970s was a decade of experimentation for many motorcycle companies. Honda moved the needle from two strokes to very complicated four cylinder four strokes, Ducati continued to evolve...