JetForce C-TECH 50 cc (carburettor)
The Peugeot JetForce is a scooter manufactured by Peugeot Motocycles from 2002 until early 2009. It was available in a 125 cc (7.6 cu in) four-stroke version and a 50 cc (3.1 cu in) two-stroke along with its several sub-types.
Both the 125 and 50cc variants use an EFI system which was sourced from SynerJect - originally a joint venture between the Orbital Engine Company (Balcatta, Western Australia) and Siemens - now fully owned by Continental. The EFI is a direct descendant of the "OCP" (Orbital Combustion Process) system. Where the 125cc 4-Stroke uses a conventional port injected fuel system, the 2 stroke uses the OCP fuel and compressed air injection system. In this a crank/eccentric mounted air pump is used to directly inject air and fuel into the cylinder.
The EFI computers are manufactured by Phillips in Europe. The 125cc throttle body is manufactured by Bing in Germany. Other components such as fuel pumps are sourced by Synerject.
Brakes are disc front and rear however ABS was an option on all models.
Electrics are 12V on both models.
2-Stroke. This model sold as an "unrestricted" scooter, which could reach 75 km/h (47 mph) according to the technical specification. As well, there are two "restricted" versions still on sale in Europe: for 45 km/h (28 mph) which can be driven with a B type (personal car) driving licence and a 25 km/h (16 mph) ("moped") version, requiring no driving licence at all. Until 2004, the 50 cc (3.1 cu in) model sold with electronic fuel injection (TSDI); afterwards, the carburettor version (C-TECH) was introduced. Both versions have separate oil tank.
All engines are water-cooled and have a EURO-2 catalytic converter. The petrol tank can hold 8 l (1.8 imp gal; 2.1 US gal) of unleaded petrol. The transmission is always a continuously variable transmission.
A 125 cc (7.6 cu in) model with a supercharger was available from the end of 2003, called the JetForce 125 Compressor. It was said to be the first two-wheeler available from a manufacturer with a supercharger since the 1930s BMW Type 255, and was said to have the power of a typical 250 cc (15 cu in) scooter.
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- Paul Blezard (October 18, 2003), "Feel the force", The Daily Telegraph
- Alan Cathcart (February 24, 2009), "PEUGEOT JET FORCE 125 COMPRESSOR", Motorcyclist
- Alex Edge (April 18, 2006), Peugeot’s Jetforce Compressor Scooter Shows the Potential of Supercharging, Motorcycle Daily
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