Overview of Honda Motorcycle Exhibition for the 40th Tokyo Motor Show 2007

September 20, 2007, Japan


September 20, 2007 Tokyo—Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the line-up of motorcycles that will be premiered at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show 2007 (organized by Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association), to be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan from Saturday, October 27 to Sunday, November 11, 2007. Honda’s motorcycle exhibition will feature World Premiere concept models (prototype), pre-launch models, and a comprehensive line-up of other motorcycles and advanced environmental and safety technologies. 

Conceived around the theme Find Your Wings, this year’s motorcycle display will feature a wide variety of engine variations and the innovative motorcycles. The exhibition is designed to help customers find a model that will match their dreams, providing genuine riding satisfaction and enjoyment. Honda’s displays will feature 10 World Premiere models (14 motorcycles), three Japan Premiere models (three motorcycles) and others counting 33 exhibits, as well as Honda’s environmental and safety technologies including rider training devices. 

The display will present the EVO6 concept model, featuring assimilation of Honda’s original horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine and sophisticated design, creating a new category in the market, along with all-new FORZA Z scooter. Other highlights are CB1100F and CB1100R concept models equipped with Honda’s traditional yet continually matured inline four-cylinder engines—a new proposal of motorcycles for next generation. Other exhibits will feature Honda’s line-up of ground-breaking technologies, highlighting our commitment to the development of leading environmental and safety technologies, and Honda’s motor sports racing machines, which symbolize our spirit of challenge and the pursuit of dreams. The diverse line-up of Honda motorcycles is designed to embody the dreams, challenges and advanced innovation of Honda’s driving force. These motorcycles are expected to fit the diverse lifestyles of its customers while delivering new levels of value and genuine riding pleasure.









Overview of Featured Motorcycles and Other Exhibits

World Premiere model〈★〉
Japan Premiere model〈☆〉

<Exhibition Model: Prototype>

●EVO6〈★〉 ●CB1100R〈★〉

<Exhibition Model: Scheduled for Release>

●SHADOW<750> ●HADOW<400>
●CB223S〈★〉 ●LEAD〈☆〉

<Exhibition Model: Special Import>

●ST1300 Pan-European <ABS>

<Production Model>

●CB750 ●CBR600RR
●CB400SS ●XR400 Motard
●CRF150R ●Today

<Exhibition Model: Racing Models>

●RC212V (2007 MotoGP racing machine)
●CRF450R (2007 All Japan Motocross Championship IA1 Class racing machine)
●COTA 4RT (2007 Trial World Championship Series winning machine)
(2007 Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race racing machine)

<Environmental and Safety Technologies>

●Honda Riding Simulator ●Riding Trainer
●Variable Cylinder Management system equipped engine for motorcycle
●FORZA engine (cutaway model)

*The total number of motorcycles and other exhibits may change without any notification.