August 18, 2022

Honda was one of many first producers to showcase what it has in retailer for 2022 at EICMA, that’s at present underway in Milan. The Japanese producer’s stand showcased a number of fashions, a few of which we’re seeing for the primary time. These embrace a brand new journey scooter known as the ADV350 and an replace to its flagship supersport, the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade. 

2022 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade, CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP thirtieth Anniversary

Honda additionally introduced a handful of updates for its flagship providing, the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade. Peak output figures from the liter-class inline-four stay unchanged for 2022, however the producer has up to date its consumption ports, airbox, airbox funnels, and exhaust mid-section for higher mid-range efficiency. The bike additionally sports activities a bigger 43-teeth rear sprocket — 3 greater than earlier than — for higher acceleration in each gear. 

The traction management and throttle really feel have been refined, whereas the Nissin brake calipers obtain a brand new materials and floor end. 

Subsequent yr additionally marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Fireblade, and Honda is celebrating it by introducing a CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP thirtieth Anniversary Version. This bike options the entire updates we talked about above, together with a beautiful colour scheme that pays homage to the unique colours of the 1992 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade. 

This limited-edition mannequin additionally options gold-finished wheels, a particular ‘ring of fireside’ startup sequence on the TFT, and an Akrapovic finish can. 

2022 Honda ADV350

The brand new Honda ADV350 attracts its roots from the common X-ADV platform and is a much bigger sibling to the ADV150. It’s powered by a 330cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine that produces peak output figures of 29hp and 23 lb-ft of torque. The engine is housed in a tubular metal body with a 37mm USD fork on the entrance and twin shock-absorbers on the rear. Contemplating its off-road nature, the scooter additionally options light-weight wheels — a 15-inch entrance and 14-inch rear — shod in dual-sport tires.  

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Asphalt and Rubber additionally report that the ADV350 affords a bunch of options, together with a height-adjustable windscreen, a USB Kind-C charging port, and sufficient room for 2 full-face helmets below the seat. Along with these, there’s an LCD instrument panel that integrates the Honda Smartphone Voice Management system and Honda Selectable Torque Management (HSTC) as customary.