A bicycle sort trike with two entrance wheels and an electrical hub motor is seen on the Instagram account of Noslisu, a brand new model trademarked by Kawasaki.
Kawasaki could also be seeking to arrange a brand new subsidiary, new sub-brand devoted to tilting three-wheelers. Kawasaki appears to be following Yamaha and Honda in growing leaning three-wheelers, however the newest vary could not precisely be positioned in direct competitors with the Yamaha Niken. A trademark for the title ‘Noslisu’ was filed with the European Union on August 31, 2020 and in accordance with the outline, it is supposed for use on “tricycles, motorised tricycles and parts and fittings thereof; bicycles, electric bicycles and parts and fittings thereof; motorcycles, electric motorcycles, and parts and fittings thereof.”
The scope of the outline within the trademark filings point out that Kawasaki could also be seeking to embody not simply inside combustion engined trikes, however might also embody electrical powerplants, so no matter merchandise Noslisu could introduce, these will not be competing with the Yamaha Niken. An Instagram account linked to the trademarked title exhibits one picture of an electrically-assisted, pedal-powered leaning trike.
Earlier this 12 months, Kawasaki filed patent photos of a three-wheeled bike that is extra consistent with what the Yamaha Niken seems like, and powered by a standard inside combustion engine. The newest trademark Noslisu reveals a trike constructed like a bicycle, full with pedals and spoked wheels, however with two entrance wheels connected to a leaning suspension body. The rear wheel will get a hub-mounted electrical motor, that may present electrical help, and there are two models mounted on the body; these two models will presumably home the batteries and management the electronics related to the electrical motor. In all chance, the Noslisu model shall be launched quickly, and prone to goal the Japanese market.