Honda Crossrunner 2011
Honda shows off it’s new Crossrunner, an 800cc adventure tourer.
2011 Honda Crossrunner Adventure Tourer
Debuting at EICMA in Milan this week, Honda’s new entry into the adventure touring category – the Crossrunner – which Honda say represents the combination of two biking genres: a naked performance machine with an upright riding position, with the appearance of an adventure bike.
From the limited details and few pictures available, it does appear to more road than adventure, but given how nice the bike this appears to be based on – the VFR800- is to ride, that is no bad thing.
The Crossrunner is powered by a liquid-cooled 782cc, 4 cam, V4 engine with VTEC, presumably the VFR800 powerplant, a great engine.
Instruments are in a “floating” binnacle, placed high for optimum visibility, and include a digital LCD speedo, tacho, twin trip meters, a coolant temperature gauge, an ambient temperature indicator and a clock.
Front forks are standard 43mm cartridge-type, swingarm is the cast aluminium Pro-Arm , with a Pro-Link rising-rate linkage system and gas-charged HMAS damper.Braking includes Combined brakes with standard-fit ABS.
The Crossrunner will make its debut in Australia in the second half of 2011 in two striking colour versions including Graphite Black / Matt Moonstone Silver Metallic and Candy Blazing Red / Matt Moonstone Silver Metallic.
No word on price yet, but see your local Honda dealer if you are keen.