Horex announced it is delaying the launch of its VR6 Roadster due to a lack of supply of parts. Originally scheduled to launch later this year, the Horex VR6 Roadster will now instead launch in spring 2012. Because compressor component supply is particularly backlogged, Horex will initially introduce the non-supercharged VR6 with the supercharged […]
Horex Hosts First Dealer Meeting – VR6 Roadster Launch Draws Closer
Horex hosted its first ever dealer meeting Jan. 20, introducing its distributors to the upcoming VR6 Roadster.
Dealers were given a look behind the scenes of the Horex factory in Augsburg, Germany, and a technical look at the new motorcycle and its 1218cc VR6 engine. Horex claims a peak power output of 158.8 hp at 9000rpm from the Roadster, but perhaps more impressively, 99.6 ft-lb. of torque at 7000rpm with 66.4 ft-lb. available at just 2000rpm.
The Horex VR6 Roadster is expected to arrive at dealerships in the spring with a supercharged version coming later in the year. The supercharged version claims a max output of around 190 hp.Horex currently lists 29 dealers on its official web page; 26 in Germany, two in Switzerland and one in Austria. The company plans to expand to other central European markets over the next two years, beginning with France, Italy and the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg).