Originally Posted by Brodovitch
I believe we are getting at the point where this Honda exercise might be showing it's true colors. In order to justify any racing expenditure,the HRC boys always have to convince the marketing dept. of real world applications. Fuel consumption has long been their justification in MotoGP (the abominable 21lt rule). They might be thinking along the same lines for the Dakar effort (introducing the same fuel efficiency exercise to the offroad market).
In the mind of Honda, the lessons gained by tweaking and pushing the EFI to the limits might be more important than a first year win.
I might be completely wrong though
So around August the ASO will release the 2014 regs which will has a PS - 30ltr max fuel capacity this year