Jedi Vision K750

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Citar:Behold the Jedi Vision K750 From China

Wild concept shows how far Chinese bike design has come.

Jedi Motor’s Vision K750 middleweight may have been presented as a concept, but it looks very close to production ready.

There’s an understandable reluctance among a substantial segment of the Western motorcycling market to embrace Chinese-made bikes, but the industry over there appears to be undergoing a revolution in terms of technology, styling, and quality. It’s enough to lend credence to the long-running prophecies that Chinese bikes will follow in the footsteps of Japanese machines on the international stage.

The recent CIMA show in China underscored that point, as it provided a platform for a series of new launches from brands unfamiliar in this part of the globe, all of them bucking preconceptions that Chinese firms can only make cheap, low-capacity, low-quality models. Among the stars of the show was a concept bike from Jinan Jedi, a company whose previous focus was supplying motorcycles to Chinese police and security services, but which is making moves into the consumer market.

Although it carries a 730cc engine used in the brand’s new production machines, the Vision also piles on wildly stylized details in the bodywork and lighting.

The brand’s Vision K750 concept wouldn’t look out of place at a Japanese or European brand presentation, and while it’s a concept bike rather than a production model it’s clearly very close to rolling off an assembly line. Under that impressive-looking skin, it’s understood to use the same 730cc parallel-twin engine from the company’s two new production models, the GTR750 sport-tourer, and the JFR750 naked roadster.

That means despite its radical, superbike-style looks, the K750 is actually a midsize machine. In its production form, that in-house-made JD283MV DOHC parallel twin designates two cylinders and an 83mm bore—and since known capacity is 730.4cc, we can deduce the stroke is 67.5mm. Its known performance is roughly in line with expectations from a low-cost engine with those specs, with peak power of 68 bhp at 7,500 rpm and max torque of 49.4 pound-feet at 6,500 rpm.

Jedi’s GTR750 sport-tourer utilizes a cast aluminum chassis, USD fork, and Brembo brakes, and has been shown as a prototype in the past but is expected to be in production soon.

In the previously mentioned production models, that engine sits in a cast aluminum chassis that’s reputed to be designed by Suter in Switzerland, which bodes well for its potential. The K750 concept also appears to have a similar design and uses the same upside-down fork and Brembo brakes that the GTR750 and JFR750 feature, so it’s clearly not a completely imaginary machine.

Where the concept does start to stretch into show bike territory is with details like the headlight, made up of 76 triangular shards, lit by LEDs, and flanked by boomerang-shaped running lights. The taillamps use the same design, with multiple triangular elements tucked into cowls in the seat unit.

The brand’s JFR750 roadster is a new production model that was shown in two forms; this one is the scrambler-styled version.

Circling back to the production machines, the GTR750 has been shown several times in the past as a prototype, but the JFR750 is a new design, which Jedi revealed in two forms. One version is a scrambler-inspired model, with semi-knobby tires on wire wheels, topped by a circular headlight and relatively high, wide bars. The second version features lower bars, alloy wheels, street tires, and a small nose fairing including a low screen. Both models are expected to be part of Jedi’s production range in the near future, although the company hasn’t announced prices or revealed whether its ambitions extend to offering the bikes on international markets as well as in China.

The sportier JFR750 version features lower bars, alloy wheels, and a nose fairing.

Fonte: Cycleworld

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