Tag: Honda

Honda Civic Concept shows next generation’s design

Honda Civic Concept shows next generation’s design

Clues to the design of the next generation of the Honda Civic can be found in the Civic Concept sedan which was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Though the ASEAN version, when it eventually comes, may differ in some areas cosmetically, the Civic Concept Sedan […]

CLAWED GEM (Triumph Tiger 800 XC)

CLAWED GEM (Triumph Tiger 800 XC)

THE TRIUMPH Tiger 800 XC must be the worst-kept secret of all time. Allegedly leaked spy pics, nicely orchestrated previews and boxes containing the new model with neatly positioned drilled holes allowing you to grab a sneaky peak inside. We all knew more or less what the bike would look […]

HANSPREE BACKS TEN KATE HONDA FOR FIFTH YEAR

HANSPREE BACKS TEN KATE HONDA FOR FIFTH YEAR

ELECTRONICS giant Hannspree has confirmed its support of the Ten Kate Honda World Supersport championship team for the forthcoming 2011 season. It will be the fifth successive year that the Taiwan-based consumer electronics manufacturer has sponsored the Ten Kate Honda team, with which it won both World Superbike and World […]

HONDA UNVEILS NEW SH300I SCOOTER

HONDA UNVEILS NEW SH300I SCOOTER

HONDA has updated its super commuter scooter, the big-wheeled SH300i, making the journey to work even more comfortable. For 2011 the SH300i gets revised suspension which – combined with its oversized 16″ cast aluminium wheels – provides better high-speed stability. The scooter has also had a few design tweaks for […]

NEW TIGER FOR SEVEN GRAND

NEW TIGER FOR SEVEN GRAND

TRIUMPH has confirmed prices for its new Tiger 800 adventure sports bike will start from £7,149. The 800cc three-cylinder engine is Triumph’s latest attempt to wrest some of the adventure sports market from BMW – who dominates the sector with its R1200GS and F800GS. A higher-specification off-road version – the […]

HONDA SOFTER OPTION FOR SPORTS FANS

HONDA SOFTER OPTION FOR SPORTS FANS

HONDA has created a softer, more road-friendly version to its CBR600RR Supersports bike, bringing back the CBR600F. As a measure of the CBR600RR’s competitiveness, Turkish rider Kenan Sofuoglu won the World Supersports Championship on the production machine. So, with the CBR600RR getting sharper and more powerful, Honda is re-introducing a […]

HONDA’S HYBRID CROSSRUNNER

HONDA’S HYBRID CROSSRUNNER

HONDA has unveiled the Crossrunner hybrid bike which combines a roadster with an adventure sports bike. Unveiled at the EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan the new Crossrunner features a 782cc V4 engine – originally from the VFR800 VTEC. The engine makes 100bhp and is tuned for mid-range sports touring. […]

HONDA 250 TAKES ON BABY NINJA

HONDA 250 TAKES ON BABY NINJA

HONDA is going head-to-head with Kawasaki’s Ninja 250R with a 250cc sports bike of its own. The new CBR250R is designed to appeal to new riders limited to the restricted licence and makes 32bhp. The liquid-cooled, single-cylinder four-stroke machine also weighs in favourably at a claimed 162kg, compared to the […]

HONDA ISSUES V4 TEASER SKETCH

HONDA ISSUES V4 TEASER SKETCH

HONDA has issued a new image of its highly-anticipated VFR800X. The Japanese manufacturer said its new V4 machine will be a “crossover” bike which blends adventure-sports styling with road bike manners and ability. This finished production bike will be unveiled next week at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. Honda […]

THE AUTOMATIC CHOICE? ( Honda VFR1200F DTC )

THE AUTOMATIC CHOICE? ( Honda VFR1200F DTC )

HONDA has been very specific about how it has marketed its new Dual-Clutch Transmission. Apparently, it’s an ‘electronic manual transmission’ not an automatic system. Except, essentially, it is exactly that. It can change through the gears without any intervention from the rider and in my book that makes it automatic. […]