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Old 10-02-2012, 07:31 AM   #1442
ducnut
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Originally Posted by gregdee View Post
One responder pointed out this perceived power issue is due partly to the number of cylinders. I didn't know that - so I keep coming back here because I always learn something.
Yeah, typically the more cylinders, the higher the HP, the higher the powerband (more RPM), and the less low-end torque. An easy comparison is the Suzuki SV650 (V-Twin grunt at ~60HP) versus the Suzuki GSXR600 (Inline-4 wail at ~105HP).

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