2019 Honda CB 500X

Honda updates 2019 CB model range

Rather than new models or a radical V4-powered Fireblade as widely tipped, Honda showed up at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan with a range of updated CB models including a more off-road-oriented CB500X (pictured). 2019 CB models Honda’s mid-sized CB range has been very popular in Australia for years, especially the more recent 500 …

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Honda CB300R boosts small naked market

Honda CB300R boosts small naked market

Novice riders interested in the small capacity naked market now have an even wider variety of motorcycles to choose from with the addition of the Honda CB300R. The all-new learner-approved bike will cost $5999 (plus on-road costs) and is slightly more retro looking than its sister CB300FA ($5699). Naked market This section of the market is …

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2018 Honda CB1000R Café Neo racer

Honda releases Café Neo Racer price

Just days after announcing a ridiculous price for the new Monkey Bike, Honda Australia has announced a more realistic price for the modern/retro CB1000R Café Neo Racer. It will arrive in Honda showrooms this month at $16,499 plus on-road costs which is $500 less than the CBR1000RR without ABS. Once on-road coats are included it …

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Honda hydrogen hybrid electric

Honda working on hydrogen fuel-cell bike

Honda plans to introduce an electric cub scooter and hybrid scooters next year but it also working on hydrogen fuel-cell motorcycles. Patent plans show the fuel-cell motorcycle with a perimeter frame, telescopic forks, shaft drive and a fuel cell under the seat. Honda is working on the fuel-cell bike in collaboration with Toyota and Nissan. …

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Honda CB4 Interceptor concept EICMA 2017

Honda CB4 concept uses wind power

Honda’s Italian-designed CB4 Interceptor Concept has innovative wind powered touchscreen instruments according to this official video. It uses a wind turbine to power the instruments which also include satnav, mobile phone connectivity and the ability to make emergency calls. Honda’s press release says: The front of the bike features a fan used to convert the motorcycle’s …

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