Two photographs of QJ Motor cruisers have come up, and each have a reasonably fascinating story to inform past baggage and headlight cowls.
QJ Motor’s been cooking up a whole lot of issues in its kitchen currently, the likes of which embrace a model new maxi scoot known as the Fortress 350, a 650-class ADV, and an up to date 600RR sportbike in its residence nation. This time round, the Chinese firm’s additional diversifying its lineup with information of a pair of 700cc cruisers making the rounds on the web.
The two photographs are mentioned to come back from QJ’s design studio, and the corporate is alleged to be engaged on two initiatives that may create two customized bikes with the aforementioned 700cc engines, one a bagger, and one a regular cruiser.
It’s very probably that these two fashions might be within the QJ Motor pipeline quickly, and the photographs may point out that the Chinese model might need these two fashions in for a sure American cruiser model, however extra on that later.
The engine that QJ Motor will use for these two bikes is more likely to be a 693cc parallel-twin motor much like the one discovered within the CFMoto 700 CL-X. That being mentioned, the CL-X’s mill already signifies that the brand new QJs may include a 180-degree crankshaft and an influence output of about 73 horsepower. Having this engine places the brand new QJ Motor cruisers may go toe-to-toe with the Kawasaki Vulcan 650 and even perhaps the Honda Rebel 500off the highest of our heads.
Now, the 2 designs appear like they’ve a tubular metal body much like QJ’s Flash 500 cruiser, which additionally makes use of a twin-cylinder that can be present in Benelli bikes. While the mounting factors might differ barely, it’s nonetheless a twin in its packaging, so an identical body isn’t out of the peculiar.
However, the extra fascinating information bit for these two initiatives includes Harley-Davidson. It’s recognized that the 2 corporations have a working relationship with each other, and H-D and QJ could possibly be dreaming up some small-displacement cruisers which can be rumored to come back in 353cc and 500cc flavors, although the fashions haven’t but been revealed or introduced. That being mentioned, the Benelli 302S and the Benelli Leoncino are two fashions that H-D can take from in an effort to make the connection bear fruit. Now, with this new 700cc mannequin within the combine, issues would possibly get slightly extra fascinating.