Honda CB500F

Honda drops price on CB500F

Honda continues to drop its prices in the wake of an 18.1% drop in sales in the first quarter of 2017 with the latest being the 2017 model CB500F. The learner-approved street fighter has arrived in dealerships at $7299, down $600 on last year’s model. It comes in Millennium Red/Graphite Black and Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic. This follows Honda’s …

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Honda EV-Cub concept - hitachi

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 - short

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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