Custom Yamaha RD350 Falcon by Moto Essence

Sanad Qazi|Updated: March 2, 2017 9:05

Yamaha RD350 is a precious gem for 2-stroke bike lovers and this specific example from Munich, Germany is the most powerful one on Earth presently. Moto Essence, the modifier behind this project has named it ‘Yamaha RD350 Falcon’. It was built specially for Glemseck 101 1/8 th mile race. The event includes motorcycles that have twin cylinder engines under 1200 cc.  


The participants are allowed to modify the motorcycle to any extent and this one is nothing less than anyone else with its re-bored engine. The 347cc engine now measures 420 cc in displacement and produces nothing less than 90 HP of pure performance. This makes it powerful by nearly three times when compared to its actual performance on the stock Indian version.  



RD 350 Falcon uses a large radiator, 38 mm Keihin carburetors and a custom built exhaust system. The frame for the same is sourced from Parenti while the Pistons are from Wiesco for holding that extra horses from the reworked engine. The body work is none in such a way that the weight remains very low in comparison to the stock version of India.  


The stock RD350 carries a 347 c, twin cylinder engine producing 30.5 BHP at 6750 rpm and 32.3 Nm at 6500 rpm. The Japan spec version was good for 39 BHP at 7500 rpm and 37.2 Nm at 7000 rpm. It weighs 155 kg in the stock version while this modification could have helped them shed around 30 kg from the motorcycle. Falcon comes out as a true drag racer from its design.  



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