Indy RX-5 MC - Bike Engine BHP and Torque Breakdown

Indy RX-5 MC - Bike Engine BHP and Torque Breakdown


When deciding which engine to fit in your Indy RX-5 MC you need to pay close attention on the bhp, power and torque figures per £.

We discuss the weight of the cars, their power, and of course the cost.

Indy RX-5 MC - Yamaha YZF-R1 (5VY)

Engine Cost : £2k
Engine Weight : 70kg
Torque : 80 lb ft
Power : 180 bhp
Car Weight : 450kg

BHP / Ton : 400

BHP Cost per £ : £5

Indy RX-5 MC - Suzuki GSX-1300R Hayabusa Gen 2

Engine Cost : £6k (inc dry sump)
Engine Weight : 88kg
Torque : 113 lb ft
Power : 200 bhp
Car Weight : 520kg

BHP / Ton : 384

BHP Cost per £ : £15.62


While there are many different bike engines to fit into a car, the Hayabusa still reigns supreme with it's impressive car like torque figures, but it's a rather eye watering £15 per bhp per ton.

As a starter vehicle with a very economical £5 per bhp per ton, the Yamaha YZF-R1 with it's high revving little engine really takes some beating.

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