The Honda powered by RC213V project was the winning entry from Honda's 'Global Design Project'.
The Honda project 2&4 powered by RC213V will debut at the Frankfurt International Motor show. In this 66th year of the Motor show, the Honda project will be placed on the stand B11 in Hall 9.0.
The Honda project is supposedly the embodiment of 'creative craftsmanship'. According to Honda, the project celebrates its position as the world's leading engine manufacturer.
Honda is responsible for providing engines to over 28 million customers every year. The engines are provided to all sort of two- and four-wheel automotive. Engines by Honda are also provided to power equipment, marine and aerospace devices.
The Honda 2&4 project was an effort to design an ever-more immersive driving experience. The project brings together Honda’s unique capabilities in two- and four-wheel mobility. The project features the RC213V competition motorcycle engine.
The engine was modified to run on public roads. Honda Project 2&4 has the maneuverability of a car and the freedom of a motorcycle. The power unit had been developed for the world-class MotoGP motorcycle. The unit has a 999 cc V-4 four-stroke. The 2&4 project is based on the 'The Power of Dreams' guiding philosophy.
The power output is over 215 PS at 13,000 rpm. The torque on the other hand is over 118 Nm delivered at 10,500 rpm. More than 80 car designers participated in the 'Global Design Project' competition.
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The project was conceived at the motorcycle design studio in Asaka. The final design came about with collaboration with the automobile design studio in Wako. The body has been inspired by the legendary Honda RA272 of 1965. The length of the Honda project 2&4 is 3,040 mm while the width is 1,820 mm.