Honda Celebrates 100 Million-Unit Global Production Milestone for Super Cub Series Motorcycles

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has just announced that cumulative worldwide production of Honda Super Cub series motorcycles has reached the 100 million unit milestone, and held a commemorative ceremony attended by President and CEO Takahiro Hachigo at its Kumamoto Factory, Japan, where the Super Cub is produced. Mass production of the first-generation Super Cub C100 began in August 1958 at the Yamato Plant, north of Tokyo. Its instant sales success was due to a number of features: the durability and... Read more


Click here to view a video: Model updates: Redesigned from the wheels up, the new Honda Gold Wing is sharper, more compact and lighter; its monumental flat six-cylinder engine now features 4-valves per cylinder and comes equipped with Throttle By Wire, 4 riding modes, Honda Selectable Torque Control and Hill Start Assist. The new chassis features an aluminium beam frame, double wishbone front suspension and single-sided Pro-Arm – damping is electrically... Read more

Honda Quest 2017: Here’s the winning team!

  Twelve days after leaving Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, the Honda Quest convoy finally arrived back at their starting point, tired, happy, content and richer for the experience. Click here to view a brief video: Over the course of the previous twelve days, ten of which were competition days where teams could score points on various skills and tasks, these 20 finalists covered over 2000km, some over the harshest terrain that this... Read more

Honda gets into the spirit of ‘Glemseck 101’, the biggest annual motorcycle ‘happening’ of its kind in Europe

Eight customized Honda's on display Four based on models in current line-up, four customized classics Freddie Spencer to join 'Sprint International' 1/8th mile invitational race event on stripped-back CBR1000RR Fireblade SP Honda Motor Europe will be in full attendance at this weekend's Glemseck 101 in Leonberg, Germany, showing eight customized machines and participating in the event's 'Sprint International' 1/8th mile invitational race. Four of the machines are based on Honda's current... Read more

Honda Quest 2017 Finalists announced!

What was just a dream a few months ago, is becoming a reality for the 20 finalists who were chosen for Honda Quest at the recent Boot Camp. Boot Camp had 40 contestants who were selected from almost 900 entries. The aim was not only to determine who would be able to complete Honda Quest, but also who could be brand ambassadors for Quest and the versatile Honda CRF1000 L Africa Twin. Early in September these 20 finalists will be flown to Namibia where they will embark on Quest. The event, which... Read more

The Honda NC750XD continues to grow its Fan Base

Commuting doesn’t get better than this (By Dave Fall – Wheels24) Automatic transmissions for larger capacity motorcycles are virtually unheard of – until now, that is. Sure, they’ve been tried, the ‘waters tested’ by one or two manufacturers, but until now have never really caught the imagination of bikers. I’m not talking about second-rate CVT-type transmissions*, either: those twist-and-go boxes that most scooter-makers feel we should ride to keep their manufacturing costs low... Read more

Honda Launches “Love Cub Snap” Photo Project to Bring Super Cub-lovers Worldwide Together

Honda has just launched its “Love Cub Snap” website, a photo project dedicated to bringing together Super Cub-lovers from every region and all ages through photographs. View the Love Cub Snap website: By customers uploading photographs of themselves with their Super Cubs to the website, Super Cub fans from all over the world will appear linked to other fans by their Super Cubs’ wheels. The photographs will be shown as a gallery on the website. Since... Read more

Honda Quest: Prepare for True Adventure with the New Africa Twin

True Adventure. In the coming few months these two words, which aptly describe the new Honda Africa Twin, will take on a whole new meaning in the eyes of every single adventure motorcyclist when Quest-True Adventure is unveiled. But what is Honda's Quest-True Adventure? It is the ultimate adventure motorcycling challenge, involving 20 carefully selected riders on 20 specially prepared Honda Africa Twin adventure motorcycles, culminating in a challenging 12 day, 2800 km event in a yet to be disclosed... Read more

2017 Honda Fireblade SP takes on the Isle of Man TT course

(By Michael Mann – Bennetts UK online) This week I was fortunate enough to take delivery of a brand new long-term loan bike from Honda UK. Nope, not a CB1100 or a Rebel but the most beautiful CBR1000RR Fireblade of them all, ever; the 2017 version of the SP. The new line-up of Fireblades mark the 25th anniversary edition of the most famous sports bike so we took the SP to the Isle of Man to become the first to lap the TT Mountain Course on it and ask Head of Motorcycles for Honda UK, Nick... Read more