Motorcycle News

2017 Honda Grom

Bold Restyle for 2017 Honda Grom

Jun 9, 2016 — Honda's first two-wheel announcement of the 2017 powersports model year is headlined by the popular Grom, which gets a comprehensive redesign for a sharper, more aggressive look.

2016 Honda Africa Twin

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Press Kit

Jun 7, 2016 — Inheriting the “go anywhere” spirit of its celebrated predecessors, the all-new CRF1000L Africa Twin packs an innovative and powerful parallel twin-cylinder engine into a lightweight, agile chassis ready for true adventure both on- and off-road, whether crossing continents or commuting.

Africa Twin to Appear on National Geographic Channel Program

Africa Twin to Appear on National Geographic Channel Program

Jun 7, 2016 — Honda announced its provision of two CRF1000L Africa Twin adventure motorcycles and production support of the National Geographic Channel-produced "Riding Morocco: Chasing the Dakar" program.

Honda Superbike Showdown

Honda Superbike Showdown Set to Kick Off

Jun 1, 2016 — The three-race Honda Superbike Showdown, organized by American Honda in conjunction with MotoAmerica, is scheduled to commence this weekend at MotoAmerica's Road America round in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with events to follow at Birmingham, Alabama's Barber Motorsports Park and Monterey, California's Laguna Seca Raceway.

2016 Honda VFR1200X

Honda Demo Rides Planned for Americade

May 31, 2016 — American Honda will be conducting demo rides for attendees of the Americade touring motorcycle rally, set to take place June 6-11 in Lake George, New York.

2016 VFR1200X Spec Sheet

Feb 10, 2016 — Brand-new to the U.S. market, the innovative VFR1200X is already extremely popular in Europe. Assuming the position of Honda’s largest-displacement adventure-touring model, the VFR1200X has a powerful-but-smooth 1,237cc engine that draws from 30 years of Honda V4 technology. The bike is well suited to customers who don’t want to sacrifice comfort during long days (or weeks) of two-wheel exploration, often riding two-up, and is available with either a standard gearbox or Honda’s industry-exclusive six-speed, automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT).

2016 NC700X Spec Sheet

Feb 10, 2016 — Few machines are as versatile as Honda’s NC700X, which has benefitted from a styling makeover for 2016, as well as a number of performance upgrades. Powered by a powerful but fuel-efficient 670cc twin-cylinder engine and available with a fully automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), Honda’s middleweight adventure bike is fun, practical and reliable, and ready for everything from weekday urban commuting to big-mileage exploration.

2016 CBR500R Spec Sheet

Feb 10, 2016 — With a long list of world titles in MotoGP, World Superbike and World Supersport, Honda has a proud history in road racing. The CBR500R’s styling reflects that heritage, but the model recog-nizes such real-world considerations as comfort, affordability and user-friendly performance. For 2016, the popular half-liter parallel twin gets a number of improvements, highlighted by updated bodywork that’s inspired by the supersport CBR600RR and CBR1000RR.

2016 CB500X Spec Sheet

Feb 10, 2016 — Big adventure doesn’t always call for a big motorcycle, as many of the most serious two-wheel explorers insist on minimum weight and maximum maneuverability. For these aficionados, it’s hard to beat Honda’s CB500X, which gets a styling upgrade for 2016. Powered by a fuel-injected, 471cc parallel-twin engine, the CB500X offers features like an upright riding position, good wind protec-tion and ample suspension travel, which make it equally adept for adventure or commuting.

2016 CB500F Spec Sheet

Feb 10, 2016 — The smaller sibling of Honda’s flagship CB1000R naked sport bike, the CB500F boasts excellent maneuverability, a comfortable riding position and a versatile engine with great performance across the rev range. Powered by a 471cc parallel-twin engine, the 2016 model gets revised body-work for an aggressive look, along with several important technical updates.