Honda’s virtual press launch over this weekend doesn’t just include an upgraded CBR250RR and CT125. There’s also a new CB-F Concept, based on the CB1000R.
Originally, the bike was slated to appear at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show this week, but as that’s been cancelled, it was launched online.
According to the Euro press release, “The CB-F Concept is the result of reviewing the history of the CB series, which reached its six decades last year, and thoroughly explored what had to be preserved and also what had to evolve in these iconic brand acronyms.
The CB-F Concept is an ambitious fusion of cutting-edge technology with a design that pays homage to the CB900F (CB750F in Japan), a global Japanese model that has become a true icon over 60 years of CB models.” Or something like that, as this is Google Translate’s take on the Spanish-language document.
No specs have been announced for this bike: not weight, not power (expect the engine to be re-tuned from CB1000R specification if this reaches market, thanks to constantly-changing emissions regs) and certainly not pricing. For now, it’s just a concept, but it is a concept that appears ready for production, should the market recover from COVID-19 in timely fashion.