April 20th, 2012
NEW model arriving soon - NC700S naked bike
The NC700S offers the practicality of a commuter together with the thrilling handling and distinctive style of a naked bike.
It offers a confidence-inspiring ride for all levels of experience. The low seat position adds to the accessibility of the machine. The riding position gives a high degree of control and freedom; there is also a secure internal storage space large enough to accommodate a full-face helmet, an unusually practical feature on a naked motorcycle.
The NC700S is the product of a simple requirement: to deliver a motorcycle that is fun to ride and user-friendly at a reasonable price. The NC700S is due May at Honda Road bike dealerships with a RRP of $11,995, and will be available in Pearl Sunbeam White and Magna Red.
The development theme for the NC700S was ‘New Concept Fun Naked’. Right from the beginning the NC700S had to be fun to ride. Handling is key to this, and the NC700S offers a direct, intuitive, confidence-inspiring ride for all levels of experience. The low seat position adds to the accessibility of the machine, and the engine appeals to all kinds of rider, with its smooth, responsive power and a strong feeling of low-rpm torque. The result is a machine that takes no time at all to get used to with a direct and uncomplicated responses bringing joy to anyone who rides it.
As well as fun, the machine had to be easy to use and versatile. The riding position gives a high degree of control and freedom; there is also a secure internal storage space large enough to accommodate a full-face helmet, an unusually practical feature on a naked motorcycle. At the heart of the machine is an all-new purpose-built engine. The liquid-cooled, in-line 2-cylinder 670cc engine is a lightweight and compact unit with a low centre of gravity. It offers a very usable power delivery with excellent torque at low to medium engine rpm, combined with low exhaust gas emissions and a truly outstanding level of fuel efficiency.
The NC700S fuses striking, futuristic design with a joyous and reasonable-cost riding experience, complemented by the versatility and ease of use that matter when a vehicle is to be used daily. It is a machine for getting back to the fundamentals of motorcycling: fun and mobility.
Innovative two-cylinder engine
Developed to provide responsive power and strong torque in a compact package, the new 670cc inline two-cylinder engine also meets the demands of today’s environmental concerns by being highly fuel-efficient (27km/litre) for a tank range of nearly 400km.
Versatility and practicality
With its internal storage compartment, flexible riding position and punchy, highly efficient engine, the NC700S is ready for anything, whether city or long distance riding.
Light in weight, pure and swift in its handling responses, the NC700S is fun and easy to handle thanks to the combination of the steel diamond frame, cast aluminium 17" wheels, and geometry setup.
In keeping with a true naked look, the NC700S has minimal styling to emphasise its urban usability.
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