You’ve heard about the new machines coming to the Honda Canada lineup this year: the Valkyrie F6C, CTX1300T, CTX700T and CTX700N, NC750S and NC750X, CBR1000RR SP, Grom and the Forza scooter. However, the backbone of Honda’s existing line remains intact. Honda has released to date the following returning models, with more to come in the near future.
The Gold Wing’s reputation as the most celebrated touring bike in motorcycle history remains unchallenged. For nearly three decades, the Gold Wing has stood as the ultimate motorcycle for long-haul travel and that legacy continues in 2014. In addition to its powerful and smooth six-cylinder engine and sporty handling, no other motorcycle can match the Gold Wing’s luxurious accommodations for both rider and passenger, which also includes the latest generation of sophisticated electronic amenities.
Colour: Non Airbag Version – Candy Red; Pearl White; Black with bold blacked out treatment; Airbag Version – Pearl White
Gold Wing F6B
The F6B starts with the powerful fuel-injected 1832cc six-cylinder Gold Wing® engine for awe-inspiring levels of performance and adds to that an aluminum twin-spar frame and sophisticated suspension system for remarkably sporty handling. Large-capacity lockable saddlebags, a comfortable gunfighter-style seat, premium audio system and more mean there’s no need to rough it on the road. The F6B is a machine that’s just as much fun around town as it is taking you away from it all.
Colours: Black; Red/White
For years, the Honda ST1300® has answered the call of the open road with great power and handling that’s ideal for crisscrossing the country or a long weekend on the road. Equipped with a powerful 1261cc V-4 engine, Honda’s sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection, a Combined Braking System and Anti-Lock Braking System, plus three-way adjustable rider’s seat, electrically- adjustable windscreen, dual saddlebags and more, the ST1300 is a favorite among long-haul riders.
Honda created this trio of machines for new and experienced riders, the CB500X fulfills the idea of owning an adventure-style bike that can take you out in search of new roads, undiscovered places and fun sights to see. And it’s not just a great ride, it’s also versatile thanks to its compact adjustable windscreen, open riding accommodations and large-capacity fuel tank.
Colour: Red, Mat Black
The naked CB500F, in turn, offers an aura of independence and nonconformity plus a gratifying level of performance and versatility. Whether you’re riding on your daily commute or heading out for a weekend of riding with your buddies, the CB500F serves as a great option for just about any kind of street ride.
Colours: Candy Red
CBR500R / RA(ABS)
With the CBR500R, Honda redefines middleweight-class sport bikes while also delivering a ton of fun. This is a great bike for sport riders moving up, as well as more experienced riders who will appreciate the CBR500R’s light and nimble handling. The aerodynamic bodywork provides efficient air management for added rider comfort, and its torquey engine creates a package that rolls as good as it looks.
Colours: Graphite Black; Millennium Red; RA (ABS): Tri colour; Black; Millennium Red
The CB1000R recreates the classic Honda formula: high performance in a naked four-cylinder machine. The bike features a fuel-injected 998cc powerplant that supplies a broad spread of power and plenty of torque. Its unique chassis incorporates a Pro-Arm single-sided swingarm articulating a single-shock rear suspension system, another Honda hallmark. For those looking for a naked bike with Superbike credentials and truly versatile performance, the CB1000R is a standout in the Honda line.
Color: Tri colour
Whether headed for a day at the track or an afternoon ride, the CBR600RR offers balanced performance that remains unrivaled in the middleweight supersport class. Excellent power, exceptionally nimble handling and MotoGP-developed aerodynamics and a winning legacy at the racetrack help make the CBR600RR a perfect blend of sportbike excellence. ABS model is also available.
Colours: Tri colour, Black; RA (ABS): Tri colour
You can’t help but smile when you see the Ruckus®, and that’s the way it should be. After all, the Ruckus is one cool little scooter with an extra dose of attitude. Affordable, thrifty-to-run and fun to ride, the Ruckus stands out in the scooter crowd. So go ahead and set off on your own course with the scooter that does it all.
Colours: Black, White/Red
Looking for a classic scooter? The Giorno’s classic styling makes it a favorite among scooter riders. The automatic 49cc fuel-injected four-stroke engine is super-thrifty to operate making it fun and affordable. And the Giorno can haul as well, thanks to its locking 22-liter under-seat storage area that can stow a bag of groceries or full face helmet and the inner storage bin can hold a 1-liter bottle of water. With its easy-to-operate features, affordable price and low operating costs, the Giorno always turns short hops into big fun.
Colours: Candy Orange/Pearl Black, Pearl Blue/Pearl Black, Pink Metallic/Pearl White
Pricing and arrival dates for all 2014 models recently released will be provided to you at a later date.