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Honda and Hitachi eMotor Are Teaming Up
Here's some news that will create a buzz. Honda and Hitachi eMotor are teaming up and the plan is to start producing electric motorcycles as soon as possible.
08 February 2017
John McGuinness rides the Mugen Shinden Ni
John McGuinness rides the Mugen Shinden NiA thinly veiled entry in the Isle of Man's electric TT Zero race, the new Mugen Shinden Ni has just arrived...
29 May 2013
John McGuinness rides Honda’s electric race bike
“The bike was, as you would expect from a company such as Mugen, a well-designed and well put together proper race bike,” stated 17 time Isle of Man TT winner John McGuinness shortly after his first ride aboard the Mugen Shinden. “As soon as I got underway it felt natural and I almost forgot it was fully electric while I was also learning the Twin Ring Motegi circuit for the first time.” ...
22 March 2012
Is the Mugen Shinden just a disguised Honda RC-E?
The bike you see here is the Mugen Shinden, a prototype electric race bike that will compete at this summer’s TT Zero, racing bikes like the MotoCzysz E1pc. Mugen is a japanese race team and tuning company that’s long existed as sort of a Skunk Works-like, external R&D company for Honda. There’s no public link between Honda and the Shinden. But, now that we see the bike, it’s evident that ...
05 March 2012
Honda to race electric motorcycles
Honda will become the first major manufacturer to enter the electric racing fray when its satellite company, Mugen, enters an all-new electric motorcycle in the Isle of Man TT Zero this summer. With huge historical significance, the company will race alongside electric innovators like MotoCzysz in an effort to set the first-ever 100mph average lap of the 37.7-mile Mountain Course aboard a zero-emi...
16 February 2012
Custom: Mugen Honda CBR250R
In Thailand, where the Honda CBR250R is manufactured, a 250cc engine is considered reasonably large, easily outperforming the 125cc and under capacities that dominate the market there. So, it makes sense that legendary Honda tuner Mugen is turning its hand to the new hottest thing to be produced by the country. Available in Thailand only, the Mugen Honda CBR250R adapts typical tuner styling cues t...
30 November 2010
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