WHEN we wrote about Honda's idea to develop both a bike and a scooter from the same engine and chassis back in March we honestly couldn't be sure whether we were looking at the wild imaginings of the firm's R&D department or a production reality.Well, it turns out it was the latt...
HONDA has released the first picture and details of the production version of the New Mid concept – renamed 'Integra' when it hits showrooms next year.At the moment, all the technical information relates to the bike's 700cc parallel twin engine
NEITHER bike nor scooter Honda's new Integra certainly bucks convention – but perhaps that's what the world needs right now.We've already seen the Integra (first as the 'New Mid' concept last year) and its 670cc parallel twin engine, which manages over 76mpg thanks to plenty of v...
base and interviewed key staff, the new V-twin engines will include 1200cc, 1000cc and small 700cc or 800cc versions.The firm's current 990 Adventure was expected to be replaced in 2009 or 2010, a fact revealed several years ago when documents about
Over 30 years on: Kenny Roberts and his animalistic 700cc two-stroke flattracker are reunited.
be used with either Bullet 350 or 500 top-ends, making 700cc or 1000cc versions possible.You can check out the progress on the project at Vardhan's blog, www.musketvtwin.comThe question now is whether his engine will be ready to be sold to the public
of the New Mid concept bike, but it turned out the real Integra was a perfect facsimile of the New Mid, lacking the aggression of these drawings. Now Honda has announced it is to launch a new large bike as a follow-on to the New Mid (if the 700cc Integra
-stroke motor.The Ilmor 5-stroke prototype uses a 700cc turbocharged engine, with a fairly average peak power of 130bhp at 7000rpm, but a monster 120ft/lb of torque at 5000rpm.The engine uses two overhead camshafts, one is high pressure, the other low
the widest selection of road-oriented, off-road-styled, touring-capable bikes of any manufacturer. With the CB500X, in 2013 Honda now has dual-sports at 125cc (Varadero 125), 500cc (CB500X), two at 700cc (NC700X and Transalp), 800cc (Crossrunner), 1000cc
naked six cylinder appear it won't be until 2013 at the earliest. BMW already has a full plate when it comes to new projects, with a 700cc scooter and a new R1200GS in the works for 2012, plus plans to re-enter the cruiser market that it deserted seven
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