Unlike the inline-four engine model of the same name from the late 1990s and early 2000s, Honda’s new CB750 Hornet is powered by an entirely new 749 cc, parallel-twin engine.
- A new 755 cc parallel-twin engine powers the Honda CB750 Hornet.
- The 8-valve, 755 cc engine produces 90.6 horsepower and 75 Nm.
- Seat height by 795 mm and weight 190 kg.
Honda CB750 Hornet: Engine and Specs
The 755cc parallel-twin engine produces 90.6 horsepower at 9,500 rpm and 75 Nm of peak torque at 7,250 rpm. It has a 270-degree firing order.
Honda demonstrated its brand-new middleweight naked parallel-twin engine at the 2022 Intermot trade show in Cologne, Germany. Since last year, there have been hints about the new Honda CB750 Hornet, first in stylistic sketches and later in the form of information about the new 755cc parallel-twin engine.
The new 270-degree parallel-twin engine delivers 75 Nm of peak torque at 7,250 rpm and 90.6 horsepower at 9,500 rpm. The new engine’s crank and the erratic firing order are meant to give it a V-twin feel and mighty mid-range grunt and have been developed to deliver usable power at the RPM range.
Honda CB750 Hornet: Feature and Hardware
The new Hornet’s 5-inch full-color TFT screen gives users access to electronics, including ride modes, traction control, and more, as well as smartphone connectivity.
The Honda CB750 Hornet gets a steel diamond frame, 41mm Showa Separate Function large piston upside-down forks, and five-stage adjustable preload on the rear monoshock.
A sturdy steel diamond frame supports the engine. The total curb weight is estimated to be around 190 kg. It runs on 17-inch wheels with tubeless tyres, consisting of 120-section front tires and 160-section rear tyres. 41mm Showa Separate Function rear shock with giant piston upside-down forks and a five-stage adjustable preload handle suspension. Dual 296mm front discs with four-piston radial Nissin calipers are in charge of braking.
Honda CB750 Hornet: Design and Style
The CB750 Hornet gets full-LED lighting, and its sharp LED headlamps give it a streetfighter-inspired purpose.
The appearance of the actual model Honda CB750 Hornet is noticeably lower and dimmer than the earlier sketches of the new Hornet, displaying a crisp and aggressive look. Although the body panels of the bike are modest, the overall look is crisp. In keeping with the naked road aesthetic, the new Hornet looks small and easily maneuverable due to its 795mm seat height. The bike gets self-canceling turn signals, LED lights, and a fuel tank of 15.2 liters.
Honda CB750 Hornet: Price and Colors
Honda will offer the new CB750 Hornet in a range of colors in Europe, but the price has not been disclosed yet. As of now, it is unknown when the new Honda CB750 Hornet will be introduced in India.
Along with an optional quickshifter and auto bleeper, the 2017 Honda Hornet also offers a variety of technical ride assistance. Three riding modes, Rain, Standard, and Sport, and three-stage engine braking and traction control are standard features. Wheelie controls are another feature that comes as standard.
You can turn off the traction control system (the Honda Selectable Torque System) via a fully customizable user mode. You can access all the features through a 5-inch full-color TFT screen, which supports smartphone connectivity and the Honda smartphone voice control system.
For the new Hornet, Honda will also offer standard accessory packs like sports packs with quickshifter, fly screen, seat cowl, and updated footpegs. The Style Pack includes aluminum bar-end weights, a tank pad, wheel strips, and frame crash protection. Touring Pack includes stitched seats, panniers, tank bags, and seat bags. Prices for the new Honda CB750 Hornet in Europe haven’t been released yet, but it will be available in 2023 in white, black, gray, or yellow. There is no information about the launch in India yet.