High-performance, flexible and fun, the Honda Hornet launched in Europe in 1998 and raced straight to the front of the sports naked field. The undisputed pioneer in its class, the Hornet’s popularity was fuelled by the rise of the internet where sports minded Hornet enthusiasts formed loyal communities known as the Swarm. Now the Hornet buzzes back...
Launch price: £6,999
The original Hornet grew to be a hugely popular bike in the UK, for many reasons. Its compact, naked form was great around town and it had the engine power and handling ability to carve a section of corners with joyous enthusiasm. Every individual owner had a reason why their Hornet was so good, but two things remained constant throughout its life and development:
It was great fun to ride and the fun came with an affordable price tag.
This all new CB750 Hornet remains true to those core values.
Carrying zero excess mass, class-leading power-to-weight ratio is delivered by a 67.5kW and 75Nm engine driving a 190kg package. The all-new, eight-valve parallel twin-cylinder unit delivers both top end buzz and heaps of mid-range usability, combining with a new ultra-lightweight frame for supremely agile side-to-side performance and instant, riotous acceleration. Throttle By Wire (TBW) serves up 3 riding modes and 3-level Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) with integrated Wheelie Control, plus 3 levels of Engine Braking and Power delivery. The new frame wears full Showa suspension: 41mm Separate Fork Function Big Piston (SFF-BPTM) USD forks and rear shock working through Pro-Link. Dual, radial-mount four-piston calipers bite hard. The premium specification includes 5-inch colour TFT instrument display, with Honda Smartphone Voice Control (HSVC), full LED lighting, auto-indicator cancel and Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) technology. An A2 licence option will also be available.
With styling led by the latest generation of creative minds in Honda’s Rome R&D facility, it’s been developed to attract younger riders looking for a serious move up. A totally new twin-cylinder engine hits hard with power and torque and features a comprehensive electronics package. High-quality Showa suspension works through a new, lightweight steel frame with high-spec running gear that allows the rider to exploit all the potential available. And minimalist look with uncompromising angles define a sharp, modern streetfighter style.
Honda have armed the CB750 Hornet with a class-leading power-to-weight ratio. And, to keep things simple, three words can be used to sum it up:
Fast, agile, fun.
Original uncompromised design
From drawing board to open road, the Hornet sports the same dynamic values and edgy aggressive angles for a perfect marriage of technology and design
Sound and fury
The Hornet name matched the aggressive high revs to deliver an addictive thrill ride for the senses.
A versatile trend setter
Described as the perfect all-round naked motorbike, men and women, novices and racers, all jumped on the Hornet as soon as it launched. It could be mastered very quickly with no previous biking experience.
What’s next for the Hornet?
The new Hornet is under wraps, but this iconic revival will pay tribute to the standout features that won the bike countless fans from 1998 to 2013.
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