This is Honda’s street legal of its MotoGP bike. They just added some lights and mirrors and it’s all good to go! Honda was only to produce around 200 units of this due to a tsunami that struct the manufacturing plant this is being built.
The serial on this RC213V is #138 meaning its the 138th to be built by Honda and not only that. In Southeast Asia, only 4 landed in the region and only 1 is in the Philippines owned by Wheeltek Motor Sales Corp.
To give you a view of the specs of Honda’s RC213V MotoGP version. Here are its specifications.
|Overall length (mm)
|Overall width (mm)
|Overall height (mm)
|As per FIM regulations
|liquid-cooled, four-stroke, DOHC 4 valve, V-4
|Over 180 KW
|Wheels Front (inch)
|Wheels Rear (inch)
|Fuel tank capacity (litres)
For 2019 the chassis has been modified in its rigidity and balance, designed to reach the maximum compatibility between turning and stability. The twin-spar aluminum chassis is immensely light and yet provides the ideal stiffness and strength characteristics required to contain and deliver more than 180kw from the RC213V’s engine to the rear tire. As well as strength, the chassis features the right amount of carefully designed flexibility to enhance tire grip.
HRC has adopted 4 cylinders “V” engine with 1,000 capacity to RC213V which can exploit the maximum power while remaining durable enough for the 19 races in a season. Each year, manufacturers are allowed just seven engines to cover the entire season – readability has become more important than ever. HRC has reviewed all the details of the new engine, making it lighter, more power and rider-friendly characteristics.
For 2019 the RC213V is fitted with Ohlins suspension front and rear. Providing the essential link between wheel and chassis, the suspension’s job is to keep the tire in contact with the ground and producing maximum grip as the machine hits the thousands of bumps and ripples encountered on every lap. It’s a crucial link in the performance chain and for this reason, both Repsol Honda riders have a dedicated Ohlins technician assigned to him.
The lightweight carbon-fiber bodywork plays an important role in making the RC213V as aerodynamic as possible. The 2019 RC213V has a modified fairing to reach the maximum performance balancing acceleration, handling and braking through the management of airflow.
MotoGP tires are supplied exclusively by Michelin. Each round presents a new challenge for the tire supplier due to the track layouts and surface of the circuit.
Carbon fiber front brakes are provided by Brembo. Wet conditions see some riders continue to use the carbon brakes while others opt to use steel brake disks which can operate at a lower temperature. Yutaka supply these steel brake disks for the RC213V.