Honda’s CB650R and CBR650R receive new visual updates for 23YM
Two new colors for the 23YM CB650R, including a dramatic all-black version CBR650R receives graphic updates that increase road presence and desirability
Since their introduction in 2019, Honda’s CB650R Neo Sports Café Middleweight and its brother, the CBR650R, have taken a popular position in the European motorcycle landscape thanks to their seamless combination of exciting four-cylinder engine performance, light, refined handling, extensive spec list (including 41mm Showa Separate Function Big Piston USD forks, HSTC, assist/slipper clutch and LCD display) and distinctive, eye-catching looks.
The CB650R was Honda’s best-selling motorcycle in 2021 and is second only to the Africa Twin in the 2022 sales chart. For 23YM, the Neo Sports Café Middleweight, which is still available in Candy Chromosphere Red and Matt Jeans Blue Metallic, will be available in two all-new colors are coming: Matt Dim Gray Metallic and Matt Gunpowder Black Metallic. The latter takes the ‘stealth’ look to the max, with all-black detailing, including camshaft cover, engine cases, fork rods, side covers, levers and footpegs.
The CBR650R also benefits from a 23YM refresh, further accentuating the desirability of Europe’s best-selling sports bike in 2021. Still available in both Grand Prix Red and Matt Gunpowder Black Metallic, for 23YM both colors have new black engine cases and camshaft. covers, as well as striking updated graphics.
The Matt Gunpowder Black Metallic color scheme has new blue highlights on the tank, tail and fairing and a new red shock spring. The Grand Prix Red comes with a new black front fender and belly pan with a bold red Honda logo to match the new red fork spring.