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Fireblade still superhot hot after 25 years

Fireblade even sharper after 25 years More weight shed from Honda sport bike Two versions ready for 2017 sale LONDON, England - Honda is celebrating a quarter-century of the iconic Honda Fireblade – and its latest incarnation has just been released. The original machine, launched in 1992, was a creation of designer Honda's Tadao Baba… Continue reading Fireblade still superhot hot after 25 years

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SA’s Ryan Hunt, despite shunt, up front in US

SA Vet rider Ryan up with leaders at Glen Helen 'No quarter given in California' - SA champion Huge crowd watches four SA racers in US SOUTH AFRICAN rider Ryan Hunt took a comfortable fifth overall from the Over 40's 2016 International World Vets race at the Glen Helen circuit in California USA at the… Continue reading SA’s Ryan Hunt, despite shunt, up front in US

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Honda Clarity claims fuel-cell range record

  Clarity Fuel Cell achieves 589km at 0.917 litres/100km Best range of any car without combustion engine Available end-2016 in sophisticated markets Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan has achieved an EPA-approved driving range rating of 589km at a fuel-economy rating of 109km/litre - if it had been burning petrol. That, Honda points out, gives the… Continue reading Honda Clarity claims fuel-cell range record

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Honda goes micro for sweet-treats deliveries

TOKYO, Japan - Honda has developed a short-range Micro Commuter battery vehicle for Japanese confectionery maker, Toshimaya. It's a joint development with Kabuku based on an open innovation model which incorporates the idea of a variable design platform. The car was recently unveiled at a technical show in Japan. The vehicle has a chassis made… Continue reading Honda goes micro for sweet-treats deliveries

HONDA BR-V: Image: Honda SA
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Honda adds BR-V seven-seater to SUV range

CR-V and HR-V models get a sister Seven seats, 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine New six-speed manual transmission Honda SA has added a third and all-new model to its range of sport utility vehicles - the BR-V, to join the established CR-V and the highly popular HR-V which arrived in South Africa in 2015. "Though instantly recognisable,"… Continue reading Honda adds BR-V seven-seater to SUV range

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New Honda X-bikes’ build confirmed

Honda motorcycles has confirmed the coming production of its X-ADV machines. The bikemaker describes the bikes as "a new breed of machines that combine adventure appeal with wide-ranging performance and practicality". They will be launched at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, in November 2016. "They're based," Honda says, "on the City Adventure concept displayed… Continue reading New Honda X-bikes’ build confirmed

2016 Honda NC750X
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2016 Honda NC750X: More tech for SA’s commuting favourite

Comfort and cruising changes to commuter favourite Smother changes from double-cluch transmission Bikemaker claims 400km possible from a tankful Honda South Africa calls its NC750X "the ultimate commuting motorcycle" and its many riders would agree but now the parallel-twin bike's been given a "more adventurous and tough new look", Included are revised front-fork damping, a… Continue reading 2016 Honda NC750X: More tech for SA’s commuting favourite

CRF1000L Africa Twin
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Going off-road? Do it in a big way with new Honda

Honda goes BIG with latest adventure machine 998cc CRF1000L Africa Twin - city or country There's even the option of an auto gearbox In showrooms at last - Honda's big terrain-tearing off-road, continent-cruising or even daily commuter Honda CRF1000L has arrived in South Africa to challenge the bike similar machines, particularly from BMW. And it… Continue reading Going off-road? Do it in a big way with new Honda

2016 Honda Acura NSX
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Nascar team boss snaps up Acura NSX #001 for – guess!

First production Acura NSX makes 10-times book at auction Nascar team team boss bids living fortune to win VIN #001 All proceeds will go to children’s charities SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - The first production unit of the 2016 Acura NSX has been sold at a Barrett-Jackson auction here for almost 10 times its expected book price.… Continue reading Nascar team boss snaps up Acura NSX #001 for – guess!

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Next Honda CB500X and NC750X at Tokyo show

Honda Motor Europe has released the first images from the 2015 Tokyo show of the brand’s upgraded-for-2016 CB500X and NC750X. The CB500X gets a 100mm taller windscreen, diode lights front and rear, preload-adjustable front suspension and new colours that, the bikemaker says, “combine to give even greater style, presence and practicality to Honda’s adventure-styled all-rounder”.… Continue reading Next Honda CB500X and NC750X at Tokyo show