News: 2020 Honda Valkyrie Rune 1800 to be unveiled by Honda Japan

 News: 2020 Honda Valkyrie Rune 1800 to be unveiled by Honda Japan

The next-gen 2020 Valkyrie 1800 is to be unveiled by Honda Japan. 2020 Valkyrie comes with advance tech although it looks like an earlier model with superior comfort and agility.

For eg, the headlamp looks similar to the 2005 model however for this 2020 Valkyrie it has a modern look and it is polished.

2020 Valkyrie motorcycle uses the same Gold wing engine capable to produce 98 horsepower and torque of 146Nm. The fuel tank is 20 litres. Front forks are used from 2018 Goldwing and have ABS implemented on the rear and front wheel.

What does it get?

  • Electrically adjustable suspension system.
  • Equipped with 2-channel ABS powered by D-CBS technology.
  • Smartkey smart key. 
  • Cruise Control.
  • Apple Carplay integration.
  • Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Hill Start Assist (HSA) 
  • High-end audio entertainment system.
  • Seat height looks low and comfortable
  • Stop the temporary engine shutdown.
  • The suspension system has a new double brace design.
  • Showa brand shock absorbers.
  • Torque Control Technology Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC).
  • Weighs 365 kgs and
  • Uses DCT gearbox has a walking mode that has a speed of 1.8 km / h and reverse of 1.2 km / h

It will be officially announced at the coming Tokyo Motor Show. Price still remains uknown.

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James Taylor
2 years ago

Looks really cool! But, it really needs a little bigger seat for the passenger (I’m married and always take my wife along). they like to feel like they won’t slide off under acceleration.

Ken Bolin
Ken Bolin
2 years ago

So this never came to pass, or did it?

John D
2 years ago

Where is the 2020 Honda FC6 Valkyrie Rune

Raleigh Rob
Raleigh Rob
2 years ago

Another Valkyrie that will look terrible with a windshield or fairing. They need to stop this, the last model didn’t sell (you can still find zero mile bikes at showrooms), this will be priced too high, and not make anyone salivate. There were other concepts that were way better than this. They are losing a large segment of Valkyrie owners, riders who would buy in a heartbeat if the bike looked better. Do a search on custom Valkyrie 1800 and 2 show up. There is no true aftermarket for this bike , and I constantly read posts by owners who… Read more »

Reply to  Raleigh Rob
1 year ago

I feel they should keep it so we the owners can add leather saddlebags etc this is why Harley sells so many bikes they are easy to customize without going to a shop

Brian Haga
Brian Haga
1 year ago

No. They shouldn’t add more tech to it. They should cut out and cut off everything that ruined the Valkyrie when they started calling it the rune. A classic muscle bike set up for touring, and badass!

Martin Grimmer
Martin Grimmer
1 year ago

Is this true ?

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