- The legendary adventure-touring platform delivers an improved riding experience
- Other returning models include CBR1000RR, Rebel 500/300
For its first new-product announcement of the calendar year.American Honda announces the return of several popular motorcycle models.
The Africa Twin adventure-touring platform is headlining this group. Including the sporty standard version and the mile-gobbling Adventure Sports SE.Both offered with either a manual gearbox or Honda’s advanced automatic Dual Clutch Transmission.
The Africa Twin is back with several focused refinements to improve the riding experience. The other models included in the announcement.The agile CBR1000RR sportbike and the versatile Rebel 500 and 300 cruisers.Are offered in new colours for 2022.
Since its 2016 reintroduction, the legendary Africa Twin adventure-touring platform has undergone steady improvements to carry out its “True Adventure” ethos.
And that is once again the case for the 2022 model year. The sporting- and off-road performance-oriented standard version comes with the same rear carrier as its more distance riding-oriented Adventure Sports ES sibling.
Meanwhile, that version gets a shorter windscreen for improved visibility. Both Africa Twin versions are compatible with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.
And both are available with either a manual gearbox or Honda’s advanced automatic Dual Clutch Transmission. Which has a program change for 2022 delivering smoother shifting in the lower gears.
- Africa Twin Adventure Sports SE DCT: $17,999,Africa Twin Adventure Sports SE: $17,199,Africa Twin DCT: $15,199 and Africa Twin: $14,399
- Africa Twin Adventure Sports SE: Pearl White and Africa Twin: Grand Prix Red
Designed around a “Total Control” philosophy, Honda’s CBR1000RR has always prioritized cornering.Acceleration and braking, a combination that has earned the legendary bike status.
The model’s enviable racing legacy notwithstanding, this double-R version fills a new, value-dedicated role in Honda’s sportbike lineup, alongside the track-focused CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP.
- CBR1000RR ABS: $16,799 and CBR1000RR: $16,499
- Color: Grand Prix Red
REBEL 500 / REBEL 300
The Powersports industry’s most popular entry-level cruiser models by a wide margin.Honda’s Rebel 300 and Rebel 500, are responsible for introducing legions of new riders to motorcycling.
Considering their combination of user-friendliness and stylish. Minimalist design, including an iconic peanut fuel tank, LED lighting.And blacked-out engine and components, that’s a surprise. They also offer unparalleled enjoyment, with a narrow frame, comfortable rider layout, nimble handling and available ABS.
Riders can choose from an extensive lineup of Honda Accessories or opt for the Rebel 500 ABS SE (offered in a new Matte Silver colour for 2022).Which takes the “Born Rebel” one step further by including select accessories preinstalled.
- Rebel 500 ABS SE: $6,799,500 ABS: $6,599,500: $6,299,300 ABS: $4,899 and 300: $4,599
- Rebel 500 ABS SE: Matte Silver
- Rebel 500: Matte Gray Metallic; Matte Pearl White
- Rebel 300: Matte Gray Metallic; Pearl Blue
via Honda Powersports