As V-twin sport bikes go, the RC51 stands without peer. With
and National Superbike championships to its credit, multiple
the Daytona 200, and enthusiast accolades galore, the RC51
unparalleled performance f...
The long-standing truism that racing improves the breed
the perfect watchword for Honda's RC51™. How so? In the
Honda unveiled the RC51 as a purpose-built racing platform
to battle in Superbike comp...
The arrival of Honda's newest Superbike racing creation for
2000 season, the RC51™, created a cosmic convergence of
First, 2000 marked the 30th anniversary of Honda's first AMA
in America's most illustri...
Before being drafted as Honda's first Superbike in 1980, the
CB750F broke some new technological ground of its own.
after the Honda RCB endurance racers that won three European
endurance crowns, a new twin-cam 16-...
1983 VF750F Interceptor
Honda's original VF750F Interceptor® rewrote the rules in
sport bike class. With its liquid-cooled 90° V-4 engine and
race-bred chassis, the Interceptor was the quickest 750 on the
Beginning with its debut in 1983, the Honda Interceptor®
landmark status in dual arenas, notching credentials as a sport
with the uncanny depth of its street-going capabilities, as well as
building its reputation as an ...
Versatility--it's the key to any engine's operation. Early
had carburetors without throttles, so they always ran wide-open.
internal-combustion-engine design progressed, adjustable
let engines produce power over ...
From the thrill of its powerful V-4 VTEC engine to the
quality of its fit and finish, the Interceptor continues to define
the standard in sportbike touring. No wonder Cycle World
called it the World's Best Stree...
HRC has elevated the mass-production road model NSR50
competition status. The bodywork is a replica of Honda's World
Prix-dominating NSR series.
• 49cc liquid-cooled reed-valve two-stroke...
The 2004 Dream 50R commemorates Honda's early racing
the dream Mr. Honda had for international competition.
In 1962, Honda stunned the racing world by displaying its
50cc-class works machine, the RC110...
Honda's Hurricane 600 makes its debut the same year the
introduces the 600 SuperSport class. The two make a perfect
with Honda's newly minted 600 sweeping to victory in all nine
DOUG POLEN, the 600 SuperSport class' ...
Honda's RC211V gave Repsol Honda rider Valentino Rossi
edge over the competition, an edge he used to win the 2002
world championship. There was one particular advantage,
used to devastating effect: The abi...
The blink of an eye takes about one-quarter of a second, or
milliseconds. At 15,000 rpm, each intake and exhaust valve of
CBR600RR opens and closes 125 times a second, or 8
means the valves will open and...
Honda's first CBR600 was a breakthrough machine in a
ways. To start, its unique full bodywork allowed designers to
the usual engine and frame cosmetics, and instead devote
dollars to pure performance. The ...
At only 46 years of age, Hiroyuki Ito, Large Project Leader on
new CBR600RR, has already banked more than a
experience working on a wide variety of Honda motorcycle
including the all-new CBR. His resum...