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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 »


December 8, 2014

Top 5 Most Popular Motorcycles of 2014

Motorcycles have no doubt been around for a long time. Available in many designs and brands, motorcycles are now very common around the world where they are used in different ways. Depending on functionality, you are bound to come across motorcycles designed for different purposes including long distance travel, cruising, sports (racing and off-road racing) and commuting. Read the full article »


October 12, 2011

2012 Honda CBR1000 RR C-ABS

Honda has revealed the new CBR1000 RR. For 2012, the CBR1000RR gets Balance-Free Rear Shock, Big Piston Fork and new wheels. Add to that a 999.8cc engine pumping out huge midrange horsepower and torque for class-leading real-world muscle, and you have a high-performance package unmatched in its overall balance by the competition. In addition, new aggressive bodywork aids aerodynamic flow and high-speed handling, and new LCD instrumentation including a lap timer, five-level shift indicator and more, redefine the pure essence of liter-class sportbikes. Read the full article »


August 5, 2011

2011 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Sports Pack available

Honda UK has announced the special Sports Package for the 2011 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. The new package will be available until the end of 2011 and will be offered for both standard and ABS-equipped versions. It will be priced at £599 for the ABS pack and £699 for the standard pack. The package includes an Akrapovic exhaust, a bike cover, a higher screen, seat cowl, and a rear tire hugger for the non ABS model. The model will be available with a new HRC tricolor version that includes a stunning gold trim, white wheels, and HRC stickers on the middle and upper front cowl. Read the full article »


August 4, 2011

Honda NSF250R coming to the U.S.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc., has announced that the 2012 HRC NSF250R will be available in the U.S. Newly developed for FIM GP road racing competition in the Moto3 class, the NSF250R is powered by an all-new liquid-cooled single-cylinder 249cc four-stroke engine specifically designed for racing. In 2012, this globally distributed model will also be legal in the USGPRU Moto 3 and WERA Motorcycle Road Racing classes in the USA, as well as in other local racing events. Read the full article »


June 16, 2011

Video: Honda EV-neo

Honda has released a new video about the EV-neo . The EV-neo is an electric scooter that was designed to improve mobility in large cities. The scooter features a 72V lithium-ion battery which sends power to an electric motor that develops 2.8 kW (3,8hp) and 11Nm of torque. The EV-neo has a range of 21 miles (34km) on a single charge. The battery pack can be fully recharged in 3.5 hours with the standard recharger or 30 minutes with the rapid charger. Read the full article »


June 8, 2011

Honda to expand motorcycle production in India

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Ltd. announced plans to expand production capacity of its second motorcycle production plant, which is currently under construction, and to build a third motorcycle production plant to meet increasing demand in the rapidly growing motorcycle market in India. The second plant is currently being built in the Tapukara Industrial Area of Rajasthan and is scheduled to become operational in July 2011 with annual production capacity of 0.6 million units. Read the full article »