Motorcycles & Personal Transportation

Unlike more traditional automotive engineering consultancies, Ricardo has a motorcycle and personal transportation engineering team staffed by experienced and dedicated motorcycle engineers with specialist knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for this sector. Together with the broad-ranging technologies, processes, resources and facilities of the Ricardo group, this team is able to provide an unrivalled service to motorcycle manufacturers and related service providers and suppliers – from one-off consultancy projects to complete product development programmes – on a truly global basis.

An unrivalled and global research, engineering and product development service:

  • State-of-the-art design capability from concept design to upgrades, troubleshooting and niche manufacture, and including engine, transmission, intake, exhaust, and full vehicle engineering
  • Design for low cost manufacture, performance, fuel economy and low emissions
  • Thermal and mechanical development
  • Base engine and vehicle calibration
  • Brand engineering including sound quality
  • Pass-by noise and vibration optimization
  • Worldwide prototype and production procurement, and supplier qualification, selection and management
  • Access to proven and powerful Ricardo software products including WAVE, ENGDYN and SABR
  • Hybridization and electrification projects
  • Technology transfer and training, with on site engineering support
  • Life cycle cost optimization and warranty management

Key benefits of the Ricardo service:

  • World-renowned motorcycle and personal transportation engineering team with unparalleled knowledge, expertise and experience and proven ability to manage multi-disciplined programmes
  • Reduced time to market with front loaded, analytical approach with right first time design
  • Extensive in-house benchmark databases and design guidelines for an extremely wide range of applications
  • Access to the full range of Ricardo technologies, facilities, engineering expertise and knowledge, providing innovative and imaginative solutions to motorcycle and personal transportation engineering challenges

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