When Will Honda Produce the NAS?

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When Will Honda the NAS?

This winter mark 8 years since the American Sports” (NAS) was started by Tony Schroeder, HRA designer. Will the concept it to production in 2 years to commemorate the anniversary? Thousands of fellow could only hope.

a 10th anniversary of a design Yes. It is that good in potential and aesthetics.

First, potential. HRA wanted to build a bike with performance towards the street rather the race track. Schroeder

We wanted to set a new direction for sports but back to the street rather toward the racetrack. The market for bikes is obviously strong, but we a different group of riders for a new category of sport machine

To end, a liquid-cooled, 1000cc v-twin was chosen, in part, for its torque characteristics. (A dry clutch was for this concept. A dry clutch emanating from a modern Cool!)

Additional performance potential was by stressing mass centralization the engine. A single perimeter innovative front suspension, and exhaust system contribute to weight from the ends of the Weight was removed from the of the motorcycle by relocating components and light weight material.

For the front arm connecting to the mono is made of aluminum and carbon

The innovative mono front not only reduced un-sprung from the front wheel, but HRA added the ability to adjust by using an eccentric cam around the Adjusting the trail without the entire front-end pre-dates the Czysz mono shock

Second, aesthetics were emphasized along with for the New American Sports. Front-to-back, concept oozes with styling, executed with materials machining. The wheels designed by HRA from billet Note the integrated, aluminum the minimal aluminum frame, exhaust system, and sculpted single-sided swingarm. The details and balance are tremendous.

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HRA did not leave any component on the table.

So, will Honda produce bike? There are a couple of that could be a challenge for stricter EPA guidelines may require to the shape of the exhaust system. In the single radiator under the cowling may not be sufficiently fed by the one intake

Some may cite use of billet carbon fiber, unique radical technology as factors will stop this from reaching production. points until you consider the behind this concept and the of people willing to make the stretch to buy this motorcycle. a company involved in everything aerospace to your weed-whacker, can the unique castings required.

Honda can handle the development of the front-end.

Honda could the questionable profit margins on a production-run. Indeed, Honda make this stellar come to life….if they Honda, we want you to produce motorcycle.

It will be good for the brand.

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