Soft Motorcycle 360

Side view of soft motorcycle prototype

Designed and Engineered by Test Engineers for Test Engineers

Dynamic Research, Inc (DRI) provides testing services for our clients, completing hundreds of tests per year, including FMVSS, NHTSA NCAP and EURO NCAP tests. We are uniquely and intimately experienced with test targets and equipment for nearly every possible scenario. It’s from this knowledge, and hands-on experience that we design, develop, and produce the best-in-class surrogate targets such as the Soft Car 360®. We introduce to you the next generation in vulnerable road user targets.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Recognized as a real motorcycle by the various sensing technologies including cameras, radar, and lidar
  • Complies with Euro NCAP 2023 and ISO 17025-5 draft requirements
  • Spinning wheels provide appropriate Doppler effect for radar sensors
  • Stable at up to 80 km/h when paired with AB Dynamics’ LaunchPad 80
  • Soft structure minimizes damage to Soft Motorcycle 360 and test vehicle
    • Abrasion resistant materials and field-repairable finish ensure target longevity
  • Easy reassembly
  • Realistic motorcycle shape for improved visual recognition


  • Wheelbase = 1460 mm
  • Wheel diameter = 635 mm
  • Overall height = 1670 mm
  • Width = 610 mm


  • Maximum Operation Speed – 80 km/h
  • Water resistant (Y/N) – Yes

Visible to vehicle sensors: 

  • Mono/Stereo Camera – Yes
  • Lidar- Yes
  • Radar- Yes


  • Euro NCAP for the planned 2023 protocol – Complies with requirements. Acceptance is pending.
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