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Honda electric racer goes retro

2012-01-16 10:41

JOYFUL SILENCE: Honda's new RC-E electric concept pays tribute to the Japanese automaker's racing bikes of the 60s.

Honda has unashamedly turned to the hallowed halls of its past for inspiration when creating the cracking RC-E electric radce concept.

Taking after the models of the 1960's, but with a modern twist, the RC-E is the company’s new battery-electric motorcycle concept built with a 250cc chassis.

Sporting the colours of Honda’s famous 1960's RC series racing motorcycles, the RC-E is powered by batteries carried where you’d normally find the fueJ tank


The racing machine’s suspension comes courtesy of Ohlins TTX front and rear while its stopping power is courtesy of Brembo.

According to Honda, the RC-E was "designed to pursue the joy of riding” and adds: "The powerful and smooth ride unique to an EV model is achieved with the 250cc-class compact body."

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Maverick talent wins maiden MotoGP in style

Maverick Vinales rode a masterful race to secure his first MotoGP victory, easing to take the chequered flag in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday.

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