Honda unveiled the final version of the imposing RC213V-S at the MELAKA INTERNATIONAL MOTORSPORT CIRCUIT. The RC213V is based on the MotoGP bike piloted by Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa, this ‘missile’ delivers a de-tuned 100 hp and its price in Malaysia will be just over RM900,000 plus just before MotoGP Sepang and during the Honda Asia Journey.
In the market of sports motorcycle are allowing users to get an idea of a WSBK or an Open race category motorcycle. However, it is not usual for a manufacturer to make a machine similar to those that competing in MotoGP available for fans; and much less, a winning machine!
Similar to Marc Márquez’s racing machine at your command, the Honda RC213V has a detuned street version with the seemless gearbox has been replaced by a conventional six-speed gearbox.
It’s based is a 999 cc engine derived from the competition RC213V, whose estimated power is 240 HP. In the case of its commercial variant, it only delivers 159 hp, although it is possible to enjoy 215 hp if an optional kit destined solely and exclusively for circuit riding is requested.
Presented to the general public by Honda, just before the MotoGP of Sepang, the elite RC213V-S can be booked in Malaysia market, through Boon Siew Honda, and it’s Honda Big Dealers, who are transforming to Honda Big Wing Showroom in 2018.
Regarding its price, it will vary according to each country. For now, Honda has announced that the price will be RM900,000 plus for those who can place their spare cash to order one. Most of these RC213V-S will be at someone air-condition garage.
Slap on a license plate holder, exhaust system with silencers, rear view mirror … The RC213V-S looks like a street bike.
ARRC Supersports Champion Zakhwan Zaidi takes the riders round the MIMC tracks to get a feel of the RC213V-S.
Photo courtesy: Honda PR Agency Rantau PR