No, there’s not more power. And it’s heavier. But it’s also better in many ways, so don’t write off the Virgin... er, Version 2.0 just yet. And yes, there’s going to be a number of jokes about that name before you can say ‘tuning forks’.
1. First off, the most important and most obvious changes - the looks. And the hot topic here will be the rear tyre which is now upsized to 130/70 - fat-tyre fans must already be going senile with joy.
2. Then there’s the all-new tail section with split seats that does more justice to the rakish front-end than the previous bike’s rather bland tail. However, that triangular LED tail-lamp somehow doesn’t look right with that sharp tail. The numberplate and indicator bracket is a neat detail, though.
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