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Paris Salon 2013: Honda F6C Muscle Cruiser

3
December
2013
  Posted at 11:15:00 AM
  File under  Exhibitions France Honda
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Normandy, France
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Honda Open link in a new window presented at the Paris Le Salon de la Moto Open link in a new window 2013 the muscle cruiser presented earlier in Tokyo; It was the first time the journalists in Europe were able to see the new muscle bike up close and personal.

The F6C as it is named, joins the ranks of power cruisers; Boss Hoss, Triumph Rocket III, et al. Honda also calls it a Custom Muscle Bike. In the USA it will be called the Valkyrie.

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Using the 6 cylinder engine of the Gold Wing, an 1800 cc engine, the bike has shed 70 kilos compared to the Gold Wing. To deliver the required grip levels with neutral handling characteristics, an F6C-specific 19-inch cast aluminium front wheel wears a low profile 130/60-R19 tire, the 17-inch rear a wide 180/55-R17.

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The seat is only 734 mm from the ground, enough for most height-challenged bikers. However, the kerb weight 341 kilos.

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The fuel tank holds 23.2 liters of fuel. No figures have been released on its fuel consumption, but if you open the throttle fully, I'm sure you're going to see a turbulence in fuel tank while gasoline gets sucked into the 1800cc engine.

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The instrumentation panel uses a reversed LCD display, in other words black background.

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The radiators have been mounted sideways, like with the GL1800. The 1800 cc engine deliver 167 Nm torque at 4000 rpm

The F6C will be available in France (Europe) starting May 2014, but so far the price has not been communicated.





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