HONDA ADDING LIVE VALVE & LAUNCH MODE TO 2021 TALON 1000R
After viewing documents Honda submitted to the California Air Resources Board, you can see Honda plans on adding Fox Live Valve to both 2 seat models next year. Not only does Live Valve get you, in cab adjustable Fox shocks, you get Launch Mode. Similar to what Yamaha has on the YXZ1000R SS paddle shift model, You can rev the engine and in theory “dump the clutch” to take off quicker in a drag race start situation.
Like with the 4-seater, the feature will add about a $2000 to the price but cushion the ride way better than without. So would a slightly taller set of tires, but you can do that yourself and choose the best tire for your terrain.
Honda has yet to announce a factory installed turbo or an R version four seater. When they do, we will be the first to let you know. Read about the Jackson Racing Turbo Kit HERE.