Don’t consider the rumors, of us.
As of right this moment, we’ve gotten our palms on patent functions filed by Mental Property India – they usually’re pointing to the truth that Honda’s Hawk 11 isn’t *but* being debuted to international markets.
Right here’s a hyperlink to the official doc, and have a look under on the pertinent bit in query:
Whereas the patent utility exhibits a design filed publicly within the IP India Patent and Design Journal on Dec 9 of 2022, discover of the Hawk 11 nonetheless exhibits the related nation to be set for “Japan.”
So why isn’t the Hawk 11 coming to EU and Western markets?
A part of that call may need one thing to do with the insane, 1,082cc parallel-twin piece of bonkers that exhibits off 100bhp @ 7,500rpm and 104 Nm of american @ 6,250rpm; she’s not Euro5-compliant, and lots of contemplate Euro5 to be the worldwide customary for bikes launched to market (by way of CaroleCash).
At present, protection from ZigWheels additionally pays homage to the Hawk 11’s use of her supersport sibling CB1000R as a basis, the NT1100’s swingarm, and 17-inch wheels – all sporting the neo-retro aesthetic we’ve been hooked on from day one.
With right this moment refusing to remain put and tomorrow by no means assured, we advocate staying tuned for updates on this little thread; drop a remark under letting us know what you assume, subscribe for updates, and as ever – keep protected on the twisties.