2016 Honda RC213V-S

Race bike on the street? It was impossible to see. But now, Honda decided to surprise all their fans. The 2016 Honda RC213V-S will be launched, a legal motorbike that was used for racing, is slightly trimmed and ready to take its place on roads. However, this model is the closest sibling to racing bikes used for moto races.

2016 Honda RC213V-S side view

2016 Honda RC213V-S engine

This machine is a product came from original racing model RC213V used by riders in Moto GP championship. Prototype of street version was presented at Italy’s EICMA show last November, and since now it wasn’t clear if that vehicle will be out for sale. Now, we know 2016 Honda RC213V-S is coming soon. It will be built in Kumamoto factory. Powertrain will be compact 90-degree 999cc V-4 unit. Connecting rods are made of titanium. Many features are tuned for race model, such as swingarm, 17-inch Marchesini wheels and slipper clutch. Brakes are Brembo and power modes will be adjustable.

2016 Honda RC213V-S

2016 Honda RC213V-S specs

Although it is derived from Moto GP model, some changes were done so 2016 Honda RC213V-S could go on the streets. Pneumatic valve system, transmission and power are all modified. This bike offers 160 hp. But, all lovers of this kind of vehicles will be happy to hear that Honda provided race kit, but bad new is that can be used in Europe and Australia, and for US buyers will be almost impossible to get one, and feel 215 hp beast on the streets. It is likely that American version will be even more downgraded, down to 100 hp.

2016 Honda RC213V-S rear view

2016 RC213V-S price

News about release of the 2016 Honda RC213V-S caused a lot of attention among all bike fans. There is also interest for purchasing it. However, bad news are that bike will be offered in limited amount of copies, so be sure you will be steady on July 12, on the official web site of the bike, because orders will be made only there. Other not so nice news is about price. If you have $184.000, you won’t regret to splash such amount on this unique chance to get dream bike.

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