Faster and Faster: Honda DN-01: Riding the scooter-motorcycle hybrid

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Honda DN-01

Honda DN-01: Riding the hybrid

The Honda DN-01. We do hope this isn’t the of motorcycling.

It barely looks a motorcycle at all, and while the may be Honda’s vision of what will become, it most isn’t ours. Still, how good (or not…) is this hybrid when it comes to the riding part? The men at Motociclismo had a go, and here’s what they had to say the Honda DN-01:

A few weeks ago, we said the seemed to have been from a comic strip. with the DN-01, we have a that far exceeds anything can be said about Honda’s bikes. The DN-01 is not just – it’s created an altogether new of motorcycle.

In theory, it may be easy to mix a scooter a cruiser-type motorcycle. In practice, it can be Still, if there’s one company could have pulled off like the DN-01, it is Honda.

who sees this bike has to say about it – beautiful, futuristic, or whatever else – but nobody can it.

The DN-01 is fitted with 680cc v-twin, which is used in the Deauville and the XL700V But the DN-01 uses a new type of transmission, which Honda labeled HFT – Human Friendly And while the engineering behind is complex, what really is that in the real world, it perfectly. The steel tube chassis is quite conventional and well, the suspension is an equally fork/monoshock setup and the DN-01 with Honda’s latest brakes .

Honda DN-01

If there’s one company that have pulled off something the DN-01, it’s Honda. And have

With the swept-back and low seat, the riding position is that of a normal cruiser. On the DN-01 is a long and heavy but its dynamic qualities are actually good. The bike is stable at low and remains that way at higher The only limitation, during cornering, is that the DN-01 out of ground clearance too soon…

The 680cc Honda v-twin is offering linear power and no vibration. The HFT can be used a full – you can choose the ‘Sports’ mode if so inclined – or it can be used as a six-speed with clutch-less shifting. way, it works extremely

Motorcycle or scooter? You decide. But no denying the fact that the is a revolutionary piece of work Honda.

The bike will be available in showrooms from the first of August.

Honda DN-01

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