Tokyo Motor Show: Two-Wheeled Thunderdome New York Times - United States Muscle Bike Party: the Honda EVO6 has some really outer-galaxy styling and it's coupled with a smart use of Honda's underutilized six-cylinder engine from ...
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Honda bin Evo 6 production plan
Honda's musclebike looks unlikely to go into production after the firm`s marketers decided they couldn`t sell enough. That`s despite 2011 looking like a boom year for the power cruiser, with Ducati`s Mega Monster (aka Vyper) swelling the class led by Yamaha`s V-MAX, Triumph Rocket 3 and Harley`s V-Rod Muscle.
The Evo 6 was a massive hit in the 2007 Tokyo show, and Honda went on to protect the design worldwide, something it normally does only for models earmarked for production.
Co-designed by the stylist behind the 1992 FireBlade Tetsuya Nakazawa the Evo 6 uses the 1800cc flat six motor of the Goldwing, housed in a minimalist chassis and bodywork, coupled with a single-sided swingarm.
A Japanese source close to the firm told the bike could be revived depending on muscle-bike market performance pans out in the next 18 months.
Rumers sayes you can buy the EVO6 later this year 2009
The current president of the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the world, Takeo Fukui, will leave office this month of June 2009, succeeded in his post and appointed by the board of directors of Honda Motor Co., Takanobu Ito.
But it seems that Fukui will have the honor to say the charge for all out, with the official presentation of the model that promised in the inaugural Hall of Tokyo 2007, when posing with the prototype Evo 6, Honda announced it would investigate and innovating on their bikes and soon we would see that model.
A model that has been delayed mainly because of the global crisis, but now, that change the macroeconomic circumstances, it seems that you're ready to jump to stores later this year.
The six-cylinder boxer engine, faced three to three, youth receive a cure, new power electronic injection with three bodies (two on the GL 1800) and changes in the cylinder head, pistons, crankshaft, connecting rods, camshafts, etc. . to be capable of delivering 150 hp of power and become a worthy rival of other naked bikes in the style of the flagship BMW K 1300 R or even Yamaha V-Max 1700, against which the asset would play fine 6-cylinder engine of the increased power of its rivals.
Basically, except for some details of the prototype to be civilized, as silent (in the style of the CB 1000 R in the computer design reproduced below these lines), the Evo 6 final few changes to incorporate the beauty presented in Tokyo 2007 and then caused a sensation.
The EVO6 features a transmission that can be operated in a fully automatic mode or a six-speed manual mode.
17-inch billet aluminum wheels with a 220mm rear tire. Even the inside of the exhaust pipes have been rifled like the inside of a gun barrel.