Intermot: Horex launch new six
Oddball manufacturer Horex used its home event, Intermot, to showcase a new version of its VR6-engined nakeds – and indicated that they may be coming to the UK.
Designed and built near Munich, the bike features an across-the-frame motor with a very narrow V-angle of fifteen degrees, three camshafts and three valves per cylinder. It makes 163bhp from its 1218cc capacity.
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For the Cologne Show, the Germans added a new version, dubbed the RAW which boasts stunning detailing and an obsession with black, but there is a new seat, a new TFT dash with an iPad-like glass screen and facility for extra connectivity and navigation. The level of fit and finish is stunning.
Of course there is a price for all this, with bikes starting at around £31,500 (€35,500) and no UK dealers at the moment, though they say they would welcome UK buyers and there is a plan to bring them to the Britain.