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– 2007 Yamaha FC-Dii
2007 Yamaha FC-Dii
FC-Dii (Special exhibition model/prototype)
Power unit=Synchronous motor
Displacement=0.58kW (rated power output)
Maximum torque=7.5 Nom/310r/min
Fuel tank capacity=3.6L
This model is a further evolution of the FC-me fuel cell motorcycle using a methanol-water solution with 54% methanol (by mass) as fuel, unveiled in Sept. 2005 with significant performance improvements. This new version is enhanced with new features including: (1) a Yamaha-exclusive compact cell stack that features the highest level of power density in the 1kW class, (2) a detachable lithium-ion battery for easy recharging, (3) modular design components, readily available parts and improved serviceability aimed at achieving practical use and (4) a fuel cell system which achieves a top-level performance of 30% system efficiency for a DMFC (Direct Methanol Fuel Cell) system. The development of this model has been assisted with some funding from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).