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28 Mar 18

Exciting Updates for the ever-popular and rider-friendly 2018 Honda NC750X

Designed with ‘Sensual Performance’ and a ‘Quest for Adventure’ in mind

The NC750X has an adventure-oriented edge, with comfort for rider and pillion. A large windscreen gives great wind protection and there’s plenty of room in the storage compartment positioned where the fuel tank is normally situated, which also has a utility rail built onto its lid. The LED headlight and taillight add class and the instruments – with variable colour display – can be personalised and present a premium image to the rider.

30 Nov 17

2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports – First Look Review

Since its introduction for 2016, Honda’s CRF1000L Africa Twin has been a runaway success. It has been a best seller in the red-hot adventure-touring segment, and it has proven itself to be a solid platform in road tests and comparisons. Powered by a torquey, compact, liquid-cooled 998cc parallel twin and available with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), the Africa Twin rolls on off-road-ready 21-inch front and 18-inch rear wheels, has switchable ABS and traction control, and a solid chassis with long-travel suspension.

31 Aug 17

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.

31 Jul 17

The Honda NC750XD continues to grow its Fan Base

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 with the bonus of other undoubtedly easy-to-ride attributes. 

30 Jun 17

Honda Quest True Adventure open for entries!

The wait is finally over. You can now enter for Honda Quest True Adventure 2017 – the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000 L Africa Twin. Simply go to your nearest Honda dealer where you can complete your entry form. Alternatively, you can enter online at

31 Mar 17

Africa Twin Reaches New Heights

March 13, 2017 – A year after its long-awaited and hugely successful return to Honda’s motorcycle line-up, the Africa Twin has reached new heights by breaking the record for the highest altitude reached by a twin-cylinder motorcycle.

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