Japanese magazine Young Machine seems to think so.
Us, we are not so sure, and generally don’t bother publishing clickbait mock up images of new models etc. as that’s all a bit tabloid for us, but thought it worth putting up for discussion.
We do know that there is a new Fireblade due for 2017.
Rumours suggest there will be a base model, priced pretty much along the lines of its competitors.
But then an up-spec cooking model has been widely rumoured, to be priced somewhere between the ultra high end RC213V-S, and the standard Fireblade, and expected to come with a V4 powerplant.
This image is a bit too fuzzy but that engine certainly looks as though it is of a v configuration.
As to whether it is a variant of a new upcoming 2017 Fireblade is the subject of conjecture. It could be based in reality, or it could be the product of a graphic artist that had way too much caffeine or perhaps other stimulants…
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