According to insider reports from French media, Honda is planning a media event on June 11 to officially unveil it’s road-going version of the MotoGP race bike, the RC213V-S which could soon after go into production.
The Honda RC213V-S was first shown at the 2014 EICMA Motor Show last November as a prototype alongside a prototype of the Honda True Adventure which was recently made official by Honda as the 2016 Africa Twin, implying that the RC213V-S could certainly share the same fate soon and finally land into production as a 2016 model.
The Honda RC213V-S would be a full-blown race bike with street legal indicators, mirrors and headlights. Currently there is no news about what specifications the machine would hold, but according to the rumours, the road-going race replica would hold in excess of 260 bhp. The motorcycle in it’s default trim would come featuring top-of-the-line racing suspensions, engine tuning, exhaust system to make it a turnkey track racing machine.
According to previous reports, it is believed that Honda’s special motorcycle would be a limited-production model while having a hefty price tag (something in common with the race replicas from other motorcycle makers). It is believed that the RC213V-S would be priced roughly around $173,000. While the assumed price is still quite steep for a motorcycle, it we have no doubts that it would have trouble finding buyers who would cough up any amount of money to own a bespoke and limited-edition machine.
Source: Aspalt & Rubber