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Honda V4 Concept

Honda V4 Crosstourer and Crossrunner

5, 2010 — I have a Honda got caught out on the Adventure craze, another strange in the Book of Motorcycling, 21st

Wasn’t Honda the company used to create trends and the way Apple does today?

was once known as the company designed, created and put product on shelves (and parking before anybody even they needed or wanted

Examples? The original CB750 the 1984 Honda Civic and the flat four/six Gold and the original Interceptor.

But Honda, Harley-Davidson, seems also to be lost in the fog.

This is all my own opinion, of course, but for I submit the Honda VRF1200F a bike that didn’t the soul of the original Interceptor, though it’s a direct

It’s so far received lukewarm and was panned in the UK for being a not-quite with no system luggage when it was first released.

the hot action today was started by of all companies, way back with the GS.

OK, so it took 20-odd years for trend to catch on, but the GS has basically the company (and, some say, a huge portion of the motorcyle market) around, like mountain bikes did for the … bicycle industry way in. whenever it was that off-road first appeared.

Today, Triumph, Yamaha, KTM and have jumped into the Touring market big-time Honda burned up a lot of energy on the

OK, so they have the Varadero in but not selling it in the U.S. sort of the point — they don’t seem to be all that in the Adventure Touring market.

opinionating here. So Honda a meatier set of tires and some lights and crash bars on the VRF and now we the Crosstourer?

That’s what it to me — a quick thrown-together at capturing some attention at the show. I just can’t see a V4 (although I could say the same for the big but what do I know — where it got them?).

Honda V4 Concept

Nevertheless, the VRF chassis and design doesn’t say good off-roader to me and — those hard bags look way out of place on bike, no? Honda is calling a concept, so it may go nowhere. Knock off 150 and put a nice twin in there, and we’d have something.

there was another bike on the stand that wasn’t anywhere near the attention of the and should have. That be the Crossrunner, a name so similar it confused many journalists and I had to go back today to try and sort out was which but the Crossrunner I think is not more realistic, it’s the better-looking of the VRF offspring, although the around the tank does a bit thick.

So my bet would be on the Crossrunner getting the although Honda may end up following BMW and Triumph (see the Tiger 800 and 800XC twins) by offering a Adventure Touring version Crosstourer) and a street-oriented version Crossrunner).

One interesting feature of the you will see in the photos below is its which is very reminiscent of the BMW GS. That speaks more words about much of a Honda has become since the days.

Oh well. I like Honda, I do, so this is all just meant to be criticism from an armchair

Without further ado, is a video of the Crosstourer along some stock photos Honda, followed by my photos of the

The Crosstourer in the video features a model sitting on a rotating Interesting that Honda was the manufacturer using male which I actually applaud as not too keen on how some of the other use their female models.

w BW Video: Honda Crosstourer

Honda V4 Concept


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