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Presented in 1974, the Hercules W-2000, built as a "limited trial" machine to test the public acceptance of a new power source for motorcycles, is the first Rotary-powered offered for public sale through a dealer network.

HERCULES W 2000 1974 - 1978
HERCULES W 2000 (1974 - 1978)
HERCULES W 2000 1974 - 1978

HERCULES W 2000 250

engine specs
Type
Single Cylinder, rotary
Displacement
294 cm3
Bore X Stroke
-
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
Horsepower
32/6500 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque
24/4500 lb-ft/RPM OR 33/4500 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
Carburetor
transmission specs
Gearbox
6-Speed
Clutch
Wet multi disc
Primary Drive
-
Final Drive
Chain
chassis specs
Frame
Steel
Front Suspension
Telescopic fork
Rear Suspension
-
Front Brake
Drum
Rear Brake
Drum
dimension specs
Overall Length
-
Overall Width
-
Seat Height
30 in OR 762 mm
Weelbase
54.5 in OR 1384 mm
Ground Clearance
-
Weight
397 lbs OR 180 kg
Fuel Capacity
4.5 gallons OR 17.0 L
tyres specs
Front
3.00-18
Rear
3.50-18
power system specs
Power pack
-
Nominal Capacity
-
Maximum Capacity
-
Charger type
-
Charging time (normal)
-
Charging time (quick)
-
Range
-
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