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Honda digital on Gold Wing jacked with Android Auto

TORRANCE, California - Honda's awesome 2020 Gold Wing touring supermotorcycle can soon (in the US, at least) be equipped with Android Auto at no additional cost so new owners with Android 5.0 or later smartphones and the Android Auto app will be able enjoy music, phone calls and messaging. While aboard their Gold Wing, connection… Continue reading Honda digital on Gold Wing jacked with Android Auto

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Honda takes Red Dot accolades for cars and motorcycles

TOKYO, Japan - Honda has announced that the all-new Honda e electric car and the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade supersport motorcycle have each won a  'Red Dot' product design rating*.The Honda e (above) won''Red Dot: Best of the Best 2020' in the automobile category and 'Red Dot 2020' in the meta category of "Smart Products". ''Honda e,''… Continue reading Honda takes Red Dot accolades for cars and motorcycles

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Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan

TOKYO, Japan - Spaniard Marc Marquez made 2018 a hat-trick season here on Sunday by winning the MotoGP championship with another top-podium from the Japanese MotoGP race. It couldn't have been closer, with title rival Andrea Dovizioso falling on the penultimate lap while trying to squeeze past the about-to-be champion. Reuters reports Honda's Hamilton, now… Continue reading Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan

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Marquez pips Rossi for pole in first Thai MotoGP

BANGKOK, Thailand - MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez earned his 50th pole start today (Oct 6) ahead of what will be the first Thailand MotoGP on Sunday. Valentino Rossi was second - but all the top 10 (see below) were in the 1min30 bracket. Honda's Marquez, already a four-times MotoGP champion, scored his place with… Continue reading Marquez pips Rossi for pole in first Thai MotoGP

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2018 Honda Quest: Ladies, gents, have you what it takes?

Are you tough enough to score in Honda Quest? Entries open to male and female bikers Be ready for 2500km of tough off-road riding JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Entries have opened for the 2018 Honda Quest True Adventure 2018 - said to be ''the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000L… Continue reading 2018 Honda Quest: Ladies, gents, have you what it takes?

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Smokin’grass? Honda UK chasing motor-mower record

Honda UK wants to regain 'fastest mower'record The target: a grass-smokin' 240km/h Engine comes from Honda’s Fireblade SP motorcycle LONDON, England - Honda UK is aiming to take the world speed record for grass-smokin' lawnmowers with a Mean Mower V2. The target? 240km/h The Mean Mower is being assembled by Team Dynamics, Honda’s British Touring… Continue reading Smokin’grass? Honda UK chasing motor-mower record

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Honda 125 Forza: Great answer to twice-a-day commute

Comfort cruise speed said to be 90km/h Bigger carrier box for two crash-helmets Close to 500km range on one full tank CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Honda’s 2018 Forza 125 was designed specifically for scooter riders - current and aspiring - who want the most from riding, says Honda. It's called ''style''. The car- and bike-maker… Continue reading Honda 125 Forza: Great answer to twice-a-day commute

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Honda makes CRF450R road- and trail-friendly

LED lights, full road specification First real service at 32 000km Beat the traffic - tame the trails JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Honda, using the CRF450R moto-crosser as a base, has created a dual-purpose motorcycle on a tough but light chassis powered by an engine that delivers, the bikemaker says, ''trong, usable, power right from the… Continue reading Honda makes CRF450R road- and trail-friendly

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Give taxman the finger: New scoot from Honda gets 40km/litre

Commuting woes? How about a scooter? And getting to work using only 40km/litre? Two-up riding fun with 125cc power HONDA'S PCX125 scooter has had a comprehensive style upgrade for 2018 with new contours, a new tubular-steel cradle frame, new wheels/tyres and an improved rear suspension. The engine's power has been raised and anti-lock brakes installed.… Continue reading Give taxman the finger: New scoot from Honda gets 40km/litre

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Marquez staying aboard Honda for 2018 MotoGP

TOKYO, Japan - Honda Racing Corporation has renewed its MotoGP contract with Spanish race ace Marc Marquez for another two years. He won the 125cc championship in 2010, was promoted to Moto2 the following year and won the title in 2012. Then 2013 saw him line up for Repsol Honda in MotoGP and become the… Continue reading Marquez staying aboard Honda for 2018 MotoGP