Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Honda's RCV road bike unveiled - Motorcycle news

Honda's RCV road bike unveiled

Honda RC213V-S Street Bike Prototype Unveiled:

HONDA'S new RCV-based road bike has finallly broken cover after years of speculcation that the firm was working on such a machine.

The RC213V-S was unveiled this morning as a protype but is listed as a 2015 model. 

No details have beeen released as yet but it's clear it's based on the 1000cc world-championship-winning RC213V MotoGP bike raced by Marc Marquez. 

The prototype was ridden onto a stage at the Eicma motorcycle show in Milan this morning by world champion Marquez, who joked: 'This is my road bike, made just for me.'

The machine ridden by Marquez was matt black with carbon-fibre bodywork while a second version shown in press studio shots is in the colours of the Japanese flag.