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September 30, 2015

250cc supersport, hybrid three-wheeler and electric scooter concepts from Honda

Honda Motor today announced its line-up of concept models at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015. Honda will exhibit a broad range of items including a new 250cc supersport concept that is effectively a preview of the next generation CBR250RR. The seconc concept model is a hybrid three-wheeler called Neowing, but Honda also built an electric scooter called EV-Cub Concept for short-distance commuting. Read the full article »

June 30, 2015

Petrolicious delivers video of the week about a 1968 Honda CB160 called Triple Nickel

Petrolicious has released its newest mini documentary about a 1968 Honda CB160 race bike nicknamed Triple Nickle. As always, the Petrolicious video has fantastic cinematography but the audio is just as perfect. If you like vintage racing motorcycles, click through and listen to that revving engine. Read the full article »

June 26, 2015

Quick and efficient – 2015 Honda PCX 150 review

The 2015 Honda PCX 150 is built for comfort and brings worthwhile improvements to the Honda PCX scooter line. A larger fuel tank, quick operation, and an affordable price make this scooter a worthy option for any riding enthusiast. The quick and efficient scooter retails for for $3449 in the United States and for £2,699 in the United Kingdom. Read the full article »

June 12, 2015

MotoGP-derived Honda RC213V-S street bike arrived

Honda has finally revealed its much anticipated RC213V-S bike. The bike look pretty cool with its red-white-blue lievery but the performance of the base model – 159hp and 102Nm (75 lb-ft)– is a bit disappointing. Installing a racing kit makes things a little brighter, as the engine is said to deliver 215hp. In addition to that, installing the racing kit makes the bike 10kg lighter. And what does this all cost? The base version will retail for €188,000 in Europe and $184,000 in the U.S. Read the full article »

May 13, 2015

2015 Honda Africa Twin official photos

Honda has just officially confirmed the return of one of motorcycling's most celebrated and evocative names - the Africa Twin. The 2015 CRF1000L will be available later this year and it will battle the BMW GS, Ducati Multistrada, and KTM 1190 models. The new Africa Twin is packing a 1000cc parallel-twin and dual-clutch transmission. Click through for some details. Read the full article »

May 11, 2015

All-new 2015 Honda SH300i launched

The European division of Honda has announced the upgraded SH300i for the new model year. The pinnacle of Honda’s SH range receives a host of improvements to enhance its engine response, carrying capacity, convenience and economy – all wrapped up in new, sharper bodywork. The updated engine is now more economical and Euro-4 compliant, the first on Honda’s scooter line-up. The new SH300i will be available in six colours. Read the full article »

April 1, 2015

V4 heaven – Honda VFR history

The Honda VFR model line set the sport touring benchmark for the last three decades. During all these years, the VFR has earned a reputation for reliability and high build quality, but Honda has built some disastrous VFRs in the mid-1980s. One of the most fascinating feature of the model line was its V4 engine with its optimum power and torque characteristics. Of course, the V4 was and is cinsiderably trickier than an inline-four. Click through for some Honda VFR history. Read the full article »

March 23, 2015

Honda Bulldog Concept, the “loveable touring partner”

Honda has just revealed the curios-looking Bulldog Concept at the 31st Osaka Motorcycle Show. According to the press release, the Bulldog Concept promotes a new world of leisure with motorcycles. The model was developed with the concept “Lovable Touring Partner,” and was designed to go beyond the boundaries of conventional leisure motorcycles, to actively enjoy outdoor life. Read the full article »

March 19, 2015

Honda CRF 250 Rally revealed

Honda has just announced that the CRF 250 Rally Concept will be revealed at the 31st Osaka Motorcycle Show 2015 this weekend. The concept bike is largely based on the CRF 250 L, and is powered by the same 249cc single-cylinder engine but the styling is a copy of the CRF 450 Rally. We can only hope that Honda will eventually build a production version of the model. Read the full article »

January 20, 2015

Honda Grom returns for 2015 with new colors

Honda announced today that its Grom, the compact motorcycle with a big attitude, will be offered in two additional colors for its second model year in the manufacturer's lineup. For 2015, Yellow and Pearl White options join the Red and Black versions that were available in its successful debut model year, with all variants getting a new graphic treatment on the tank covers. Read the full article »