This is a retuned version of the engine you’ll find in the current Yamaha FZ6, which in turn is an old-school R6 lump. It gets a new cylinder head, softer-performance camshafts, reshaped inlet ports, new forged pistons and a one-piece crankcase and cylinder block.
The world of electronic two wheels is getting closer.
At a recent press event Mission unveiled the most exciting piece of battery-electric motorcycle technology we’ve seen to date. The Mission One electric sportsbike will be the first machine to hit the market with genuine sportsbike performance and the range to make it a worthwhile addition to the garage.
A top speed of 150mph is well into supersports territory and more than enough for the road - but the shattering 100 foot-pounds of torque available right off idle should make this one of the quickest-accelerating tyre-shredding streetbikes on the planet.
On Saturday, February 1 at the Cleveland International Motorcycle Show, AllAboutBikes saw firsthand how American Honda introduced to the world what many have deemed the most radically styled production Honda ever built: the 2010 Fury. The Fury radiates attitude and delivers a total riding experience approaching the outer limits of motorcycling. The Fury opens the door to the most extreme level of custom looks. But once you're rolling, the Fury experience is all about that special bond between rider and machine: the unmistakable big V-twin pulse, the characteristic Vee engine note and the no-nonsense riding stance bring you back to the core elements of riding.
Honda announced the final production version of the unique and innovative Honda DN-01 "Sports Cruiser"!The unique, low-styling body features a liquid-cooled four-stroke 680 cc OHC V-twin engine that resonates power and a new automatic transmission, the Human-Friendly Transmission (HFT), that delivers superior throttle response for comfort even on long rides, and simple operation with no need for clutch use, allowing sporty riding. Featuring Honda's innovative lockup-equipped, infinitely variable hydraulic mechanical transmission the HFT is claimed to deliver superb throttle response and a direct drive feel.
During the recent Intermot show in Cologne, Germany, Honda unveiled a radical new Concept Model based on Honda’s signature V-4 engine. Honda chose "The New Beginning" as its Intermot exhibition theme, where a number of V-4 race machines and production motorcycles were displayed.
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