– An all-new motorcycle, named KAPAPRU (Kappa Pacifica) by the owner of KAPARU motorcycle shop, is being tested by the Department of Transportation in the Virgin Islands.
It is a two-wheeler that has a 3.0L engine and weighs 1,800 pounds, according to a DOT website.
The vehicle is designed to travel at speeds of up to 30 mph on the highway, and is being made in Virginia.
The vehicle is being sold as a rental for private motorcycle enthusiasts, but there are no plans to allow it to be operated in public, said Bill Smith, a DOT official who was with the Department during the motorcycle’s production.
Smith said that DOT plans to have the KAPPA and the KAMATU, the two-wheeled versions of the Kappa Pacifican, ready to roll out on the streets of the Virginias in the next couple of weeks.
“We’ll start testing them next week and we’ll have them rolling out in the spring,” Smith said.KAPAPU will be the second motorcycle to be tested in the United States for the purpose of developing safety improvements, according with DOT officials.
The DOT also said that KAPAFOR, a motorcycle designed to provide safe and efficient commuting, has been tested by DOT for the first time in the U.S. The Department plans to test it in April.DOT also plans to conduct a test on the KAPPARU and KAPAN, the DOT said.
The DOT said that the Kaparu and KAMAN are being built by an American company, and the DOT will provide financial support for the vehicles.
“I’m not sure if they’ll make it to the U; we need to get that right,” Smith told Breitbart News.