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Honda and Hitachi electric bike?

Honda has signed a deal with Hitachi Automotive Systems to develop and make motors for electric vehicles. While the Memorandum of Understanding doesn’t specify electric motorcycles, Honda has already confirmed it will have the EV-CUB electric scooter (pictured above) available from 2018. The move by the world’s largest motorcycle company could be a significant spark …

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2017 Honda CMX bobber

Honda announces CMX bobber price

Honda Australia has announced the CMX bobber will arrive here in April 2017 at $8995 ride away. While the learner-approved 471cc motorcycle is basically a Honda Rebel with a bit of a Yamaha Bolt ($11,999 + on-road costs) make-over, it won’t be called a Rebel here. In Australia, it will just be called the CMX bobber and …

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Honda's self-balancing motorcycle

Honda plans self-balancing motorbike

It seems self-balancing motorcycles that can’t fall over are coming with Honda now the third company to unveil a working prototype. BMW Motorrad unveiled its self-balancing Vision 100 Next “crashproof” bike at the Cologne Intermot show in October. They did not reveal how it works, but this video shows it in action. It was shortly …

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2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, announced at EICMA, Milano. anniversary anniversary

Honda announces 2017 Fireblade prices

Honda Australia has announced the arrival date and prices for the 2017 25th Anniversary edition of the CBR1000RR Fireblade and the SP. They will arrive in May at $22,499 (plus on-road costs) for the anniversary edition and $28,499 for the CBR1000RR SP. They will arrive in Victory Red (above) or matte black. That compares wth the current …

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2017 Honda CMX Rebel

Honda CMX 500 Rebel coming soon

Honda Australia has announced the just-released CMX Rebel 500 launched in Long Beach, California, will arrive here in early 2017 as a learner-approved motorcycle. That is unusual because Honda Australia has been pretty slow and conservative about bringing in quirky new releases such as the Grom and X-ADV scooter. But they couldn’t ignore the low-capacity …

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Honda introduces the CBF190X Night Hawk adventure motorcycle

Meet Honda’s 190cc Night Hawk adventurer

The description of what constitutes an adventure motorcycle has been stretched even further by Honda which introduces its entry-level CBF190X or Night Hawk. The bike looks like a cross between their CB500X and new Africa Twin, particular in its tri-colour paint scheme. It comes after Honda recently announced they would produce the world’s first adventure …

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Honda to unveil 2017 Fireblade 

  Honda is expected to unveil a lighter, more powerful and more technological advanced CBR1000RR Fireblade at the INTERMOT auto show in Cologne on October 4, 2016. Excuse us if we don’t get very excited, but lighter, more powerful and more hi-tech just doesn’t seem to cut it anymore as worldwide sales in the sports …

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