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Got this off of another site. Let's see how close they are to being real.

#1) All-new CBR600RR. This one is a given, since a two year life span is all a manufacturer can hope for these days in the ultra-competitive sportbike market. Expect lots of new trickle down technology from the MotoGP class like the electronic steering dampner currently being used on the CBR1000RR, fly-by-wire throttle technology, wave rotors, slipper-clutch, and more!

#2) All-New VFR? That is the question isn't it? The most eagerily anticipated next generation VFR ever. For over 6 years now the Interceptor fans have salivated over the idea of a 1000cc VFR. Will their wishes come true? We think they are going to run this years current VFR for one more year, and then expect something for 2008.

#3) All-New Turbo-charged VTX1800? Wow, this could just be dreams of fantasy, but Europe is touting that Honda has a all-new high powered Turbo-Charged Big Twin coming. Our tech's say this wouldn't work so well for a big twin, but who know's, if anyone can do it, Honda can. Maybe it's actually Super-charged (which would make more sense from a manufacturing standpoint). Either way, expect something big from Honda in the Super Cruiser class for 2007.

#4) Replacement for the now removed CBR1100XX BlackBird? Mixed rumors on this one. Some say Honda has gotten too conservative to put out a 200 hp monster to take on the upcoming new Hayabusa and new bad boy ZX-14, I guess will find out.

#5) All new replacement for the CB900 (919). A new naked from Honda in the Big CC class? Well they already have the CB1300 in Europe and Japan that they could bring in, or the new CBF1000 just released in Europe, and being touted by Motorrad and MCN magazine as the possible Bike of the Year! Or possibly a completely all new model powered by the awesome CBR1000RR motor with wild styling, comfy ergo's, inverted forks, rear tail exhaust,? Let's hope?

#6) Will American Honda finally bring in the Transalp and Varadero series to the USA with more and more riders purchasing Dual-purpose mounts these days for adventure touring and commuting? Or does Honda have a new more serious Big XL in the works coming out for all those hard-core on and off-road riders?

#7) SuperMoto anyone? Honda currently has a 50cc, 100cc, 250cc, & 400cc XR based Supermoto's being sold in Japan, plus Honda Europe is selling a XR650L based "FXR650" [see concept gallery section for photo] Supermoto. Is the time ripe to finally bring one into the USA. Suzuki's sell-out of there new DRZ400SM SuperMoto should be a good sign. Let's hope!

#8) Will the concept DN-01 CVT(automatic/manual) 680cc V-Twin Hybrid motorcycle scooter come out in 2007? Sounds like this very cool new model is coming, but I wouldn't expect it in the states until 2008 for sale. Sounds like Japan will see it first for sale in late 2007. See Tokyo Motor Show info in gallery for more photo's. Let's hope were wrong, and we get this awesome creation in 2007!

#9) We would also love to see a entry-level modern motorcycle in the 400-500cc range priced in the $5000-$6000 price point. Honda currently offers a nice CBF500 in Europe that is priced like a Suzuki GS500F but with much more modern motor, chassis, and brakes. Or maybe they will come out with a cool re-make of the cult loved Hawk 650? They still make the motor, it is being used in the Deuville and the new concept DN-01 as a 680cc. So how about it Honda, a new 680cc Hawk? Or maybe the cool Hyper-Vtec CB400 from Japan will come over? [photo's of these non-US bikes are in our photo gallery under concept bikes]

#10) A 125-150cc scooter would do nicely now with our rising gas prices. Honda has a hole in their scooter line-up right now between 80cc and 250cc. A $2,999 mid-size scooter would be great! Wouldn't mind a 80cc Metro or Ruckus either Honda!

#11) A very cool rumor has it that Honda has a CRF150R coming to replace the 2-stroke CR85R, which would have a similar chassis to the CR using inverted forks, but with a 4-stroke high performance motor in it, and electric start! Wow, this would sell!

#12) Another wild rumor has it Honda has a CRF650X in the works!!!! Whoa, can you imagine. If they can get 50+ hp out of a CRF450X, imagine how much horsepower a 650X would have? Easily into the 65 zone! Yikes. How much more torque? Some of you say yeah, but the Honda Race team actually tested the old XR650R with a HRC cam and performance parts and found it basically had too much power to get traction {Just liked to dig holes!!} Maybe they'll add traction control, hah. This would also make a awesome street SuperMoto bike if they did it right. Please, please, please.

#13) A all-new updated SilverWing. Could be just the thing to take on Suzuki's Burgman 650. The SilverWing has gotten quite a few years unchanged, so it could happen. Maybe a 700 SilverWing? How big will they go in the scooter world. I expect they'll take it all the way to 1000cc before this battle is over! Honda has already shown off the concept E4-01 900cc powered sport scooter, so stay tuned.

#14) How about a re-born African Twin? What is that you say, ah, think XL with a v-twin, 1000cc, 110 hp motor! Now do you get it? A all-new adventure bike with the serious side of adventure thrown into it.

Here is a late edition:

#15) VTR1200F Superhawk? Wow, we would love to see this. A fully updated larger CC V-Twin sportbike from Honda! I would expect fuel injection, larger fuel tank, inverted forks, comfortable ergo's, semi-half fairing. Even just a new Superhawk with a updated version of the old Superhawk motor or how about throw in a RC-51 motor? I personally think Honda is done with V-Twin's and plan's on letting them disappear other than Cruiser, but I hope I am wrong.

Ain't rumors fun?
 

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Nothing about the GL1800????

Looks like it remains unchanged for another year...............
 

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Just heard it from my from my mother's cousin who is a subscriber to the psychic hotline! A new valkyrie is to be unveiled this week!
 

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Re-Born African Twin? :shock: ..................I ain't EVEN goin there!!!!!!
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Rats! All I wanted to see was a little FI added to the VTX1300.
 

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LaMont,

Are you becomming a Rumor Monger? Have you joined us?....LOL

Thanks for the heads up!

I am looking for a scooter in the 125cc class that is affordable. I can't see paying 4K for a 250 cc skooter, as there would be little return. At that price point, I might as well purchase a Burgman or Silver Wing for the extra dollars.

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LaMonster said:
#14) How about a re-born African Twin? What is that you say, ah, think XL with a v-twin, 1000cc, 110 hp motor! Now do you get it? A all-new adventure bike with the serious side of adventure thrown into it.
Boy, I'd be all over one of these. It would be Bubbye BMW...
 
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