Honda celebrates first delivery of the new Honda RC213V-S motorcycle at its UK racing headquarters. Brown is a Honda bike aficionado and has bikes such as the new RC30, VTR1000 SP1 and SP2, CBR900RR Fireblade, and VF1000F in his possession.
John Brown was one of the first persons to register on a pre-order website right at the start when the Honda RC213V-S went on sale. Brown’s joy knew no bounds when he got a call from Honda, giving him the good news that he will be the first in the world to get the delivery.
Unveiled earlier this year, the Honda RC213V-S is impressive in both stance and style. Closely resembling to their MotoGP bike, the road legal motorcycle receives a shift from pneumatic valve to coil spring system while a conventional system takes the place of seamless transmission as seen on the racer.
Engine specifications on board the Honda RC213V-S HyperBike includes a 4 cylinder DOHC 4 valve V4 liquid cooled engine offering 175 PS peak power which with an optional sports kit, this goes upto 212 PS. Under development for the past three years, Honda RC213V-S is produced and completely hand built from the company’s Kumamoto factory.
Prices range from £150,000 in the UK while in Germany it is priced at €188,000, in Australia prices are at A$244,000 while in Japan it gets a price tag of 21,900,000 yen. In the US it is priced at $184,000 and in India, Honda RC213V-S is rumored to cost over INR 2 crore. It is the most expensive Honda motorcycle to ever go on sale.