Honda RC213V

The Honda RC213V is a racing motorcycle that has been developed by Honda Racing Corporation ( HRC) and is since 2012, used in the MotoGP class, the highest prototype category of the FIM motorcycle road racing World Championship.

Name of the model

  • RC = Honda's term for models with four-stroke engines
  • 213 = third produced motorcycle in the 21st century
  • V = V-engine

Achievements and Statistics 2012-2013

The combination of Honda Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner won the MotoGP World Championship 2012 twelve of the 18 races held. Thus, the two pilots secured behind World Champion Jorge Lorenzo on Yamaha Vice titles as well as third place in the Drivers' World Championship. Together with the other Honda factory riders Alvaro Bautista, Stefan Bradl and the replacement rider Jonathan Rea Honda was Constructors' World Championship with 412 World Cup points.

2013 Honda has been able to decide yet seven races for themselves with this machine. In particular, MotoGP debutant Marc Márquez won only five times; four times of that in a row. Dani Pedrosa took two more victories. Together with the other Honda strain pilots Stefan Bradl and Álvaro Bautista leads before Honda Yamaha currently in the Constructors' World Championship.

Technical specifications 2013er model

In contrast to the 2012 motorcycle chassis rigidity has been further modified. The twin-spar aluminum chassis can now be transferred more than 170 kW at the rear tire. The fairing of the bike is made of carbon. The water-cooled engine consists of four cylinders in a V configuration with a displacement of 1,000 cubic centimeters. The mileage is given as 2,000 kilometers. The Tankkapazizät is due to the regulations 21 liters.

The suspension consists of front and rear damper elements from Öhlins. Tire supplier Bridgestone. The tire size is the front 125/60 R16, 5 inches and rear 190/65 R16, 5 inches. The carbon front brake manufacturer Brembo. The steel brake for the rear wheel by the manufacturer Yutaka. In the wet race this steel brake is also used on the front wheel.

Technical specifications 2014er model

The presentation of the machine for the Motorcycle World Championship 2014 took place in June 2013. According to the technical regulations for the upcoming season Honda reduced the tank content to more than 20 liters.