September 26, 2017 – the company Honda Motor Co, Ltd announced the development of a new economic engine for motorcycles and maksiskuterov with powerful torque at low and medium revs. This engine will be equipped with the new generation of dual-clutch transmission. The new engine has a volume of 700 cubes of water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, 2-cylinder, fuel economy is more than 27 km / liter, an improved torque in the mid-range, reaches about 40% in comparison with other models of engines in its class.
In conjunction with a newly developed dual-clutch six-speed manual gearbox ensures a smooth and efficient shifting.
This engine will be installed on three models, based on different concepts, which are scheduled to be shown at the EICMA 2017 show (69th International Motorcycle Exhibition), which will be held in November this year in Milan, Italy.