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with to add its own little custom car competition called the Super Tuner Legends Series. At select events, Honda sent judges to select their favorite custom Hondas, and the overall winner from the shows would go to . Honda has the winner, and it's a beautiful, 1972 hatchback.
Yes, instead of the N600's standard 600-cc inline two-cylinder engine making less than 50 horsepower, this model is making just over 100 horsepower with its 800-cc V4 engine from a Honda VFR 800. On top of making twice the power, its 12,000-rpm redline is 3,000 rpm higher than the original N600 engine. Making it even more impressive is the fact that the car has been converted to rear-wheel drive. Honda says that the N600's suspension has been replaced by Miata components, which has us wondering if it's also using a Miata transmission and differential. Regardless, the car is probably a riot to drive, especially considering that an N600 weighs around 1,300 pounds.
Honda Adds Super Cub And XR650L To 2020 Lineup
Cub joins the Grom and Monkey in the miniMOTO category this year. © Provided by Bonnier Corporation Cycle World Honda's biggest moto announcement last week had everything to do with the new Africa Twin 1,100cc bikes, but buried way down deep in the press release was the mention of a couple of returning models. For 2020, the popular Super Cub 125 single is coming back to join its Monkey and Grom stablemates in Honda's miniMOTO category. There were also a few sentences in the release to let us know the XR650L dual sport will be re-upped for 2020 as well.© American Honda Motor Co.
These radical powertrain changes are hidden by a clean and classy body. Among some of the only major additions are large body-colored fender flares that have been trimmed to follow the car's original lines. It also features modified bumpers from the 1967-1968and some timeless Minilite-style black wheels. Chrome trim has been painted either the same color as the body or a simple black, such as with the custom side mirror. It's a simple and tasteful design, and one that's sure to leave people surprised when it takes off at stop lights.
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Honda Monkey And Super Cub 125 Customs Hit SEMA .
Two totally reworked custom mini-motos make the scene at SEMA 2019 © Provided by Bonnier Corporation Motorcycle Cruiser With the 2019 SEMA Show kicking off this week, Honda announced some pretty wicked custom projects that it’ll be showing at the premier automotive specialty products event, including some heavily modified versions of our favorite models. Team Red’s SEMA exhibit is also gonna take the opportunity to celebrate the company's 60th anniversary in the US.See more news from SEMA 2019© Courtesy American Honda Motor Co.