The aim of the project XESS is none other than to show the customers of the Japanese brand of the possibilities offered by this powerful naked. The CB1000R was exhibited at last year’s EICMA show in Milan, a model that captivated all those who visited Honda’s booth.
Here’s Honda’s press release:
The XESS (eXtreme European Streetfighter Styling) version of the CB1000R draws on the most extreme potential of this new Naked streetfighter’s intensely (...) > Full story
Even though everybody was enthusiastic about the prototype’s evolution and most of all about the unique idea, the answer for the question on everyone’s lips is No.
2008 Honda CB1100R Concept
The reason why the motorcycling public will be so disappointed is related to financial issues. No matter how thinks would have gone for this truly excellent concept the actual buyer wouldn’t have been satisfied at all. Nobody is happy to find out that the bike won’t see the production line, but would they be happy to pay big money for it?
This is what the bike’s designer, Koji Miwa explains: “If we send the CB1100R to the market as it is, the price will be very expensive, because we selected high-quality parts. I want this bike to be on sale as a regular model. I don’t want this bike to be a kind of limited specially-made machine.”
Stunning Performance Naked style, breathtaking acceleration, light, responsive handling and invigorating thrills at every twist of its throttle. The new CB1000R packs full-blooded litre-class Super Sports performance into a compact, spare and muscular-looking form that speaks of good times and fast friends, blasting down the avenue in search of excitement in the bright lights.
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