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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.

2016 Africa Twin Spec Sheet

Feb 10, 2016 — Developed following a philosophy of True Adventure, the highly anticipated CRF1000L Africa Twin draws on Honda’s Dakar Rally heritage and shares the DNA of its popular namesake, the seminal XRV750 Africa Twin. Prepared for anything from pavement running to full-scale off-road use, the CRF1000L Africa Twin is equipped with a tough aluminum skid plate, long-travel suspension and a potent engine.

2016 Honda Racing - Oakland

Seely Finishes Sixth in Oakland

Feb 1, 2016 — With teammate Trey Canard opting out of the Oakland Supercross evening program due to lingering injuries, Cole Seely carried the torch for Team Honda HRC on Saturday night, and although the Californian turned in a respectable sixth-place finish, he was somewhat dissatisfied with the result.

2016 Honda Racing - Anaheim 2

Seely Salvages Sixth at Anaheim 2 Supercross

Jan 25, 2016 — Round three of the AMA Supercross series, which marked the second and final stop at Anaheim's Angel Stadium, proved to be a challenge for Team Honda HRC. After two consecutive podium appearances, 450SX Class sophomore Cole Seely had hoped to continue his streak, but a less-than-desirable start in the main event left him fighting through the pack.

2016 Honda Racing - San Diego

Another Podium for Seely at Round 2

Jan 18, 2016 — Although Team Honda HRC had hoped for more at the first of two 2016 stops at San Diego's Petco Park, the squad was pleased with Cole Seely bringing home another third-place finish and is optimistic moving forward.

2016 Honda Racing - Anaheim 1

Seely Scores Podium Finish at AMA Supercross Opener

Jan 11, 2016 — The Anaheim 1 AMA Supercross round was a positive start to the season for Team Honda HRC, with Cole Seely finishing the main event in third place.