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Honda’s spruced NC750X in SA: 10 changes to look forward to

2016-04-07 09:44

HONDA COMMUTER UPDATED: Honda made its NC750X better with a raft of updates. Image: Dries van der Walt

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2016 Honda NCZ50X

2016-04-07 09:41

Honda has launched an update of its extremely successful NC750X commuter in South Africa. Take a look...

Dries van der Walt

Johannesburg - Honda has launched an update of its extremely successful NC750X  commuter at Broederstroom in Gauteng on April 5.

Some of the changes included new styling, enhanced controls with LCD and expanded storage compartment. 

Image gallery: 2016 Honda NC750X

Having ranked among the top ten bikes in Europe since its launch, and being no less successful in South Africa, the NC750X is clearly not just a big success for Honda but also a popular choice in the mid-size commuter market. 

READ: We ride Honda's NC750X

Wheels24 motorcycling expert, Dries van der Walt, experienced the new bike in Gauteng. Prices for the NC750X is R99 999 for the conventional version and R109 999 for the DCT machine. 

Take a closer look at the upgrades Honda has made to its facelifted NC750X compared to its predecessor.

10 changes to look forward to:

The Dual Clutch Transmission version, which is not yet available locally but will definitely come to our market, receives a 3-level S mode, as well as other software upgrades in both MT (manual) and AT (automatic) riding modes. 

We are planning a long-term review of the bike in the near future, so stay tuned if you want more details.

1 More aggressive, “adventure-like” styling

#2016 #Honda #NC750X at today's launch.

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2 Revised front fork damping

The #2016 #Honda #NC750X has more rugged styling.

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3 Expanded storage compartment 



4 Rugged external rails for mounting a tank bag on the luggage compartment lid





5 LCD instruments with personalised colour options. 

6 Revised exhaust muffler with a deeper exhaust tone.

#2016 #Honda #NC750X gets an LED tail light.

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7 A 70 mm taller windscreen with slits on the upper left and right side reduce wind noise.



8 5 colour options (white, red, silver, gunpowder and blue).

Going for a ride on the #2016 #Honda #NC750X.

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9 Personaliseable variable-colour LCD instrument display 

New colour-changing LED panel #2016 #Honda #NC750X

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10 Showa Dual Bending Valves (SDBV) front forks

New mounting rail for a tank bag #2016 #Honda #NC750X

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