Honda Launch New Honda CB750 Hornet

POSTED: 04/10/2022

A versatile trend setter

Described as the perfect all-round naked motorbike, men and women, novices and racers, all jumped on the Hornet as soon as it launched. It could be mastered very quickly with no previous biking experience. At the other end of the scale, the marque kicked off its own one-make race series, the Honda Hornet Cup, in 1999.

Honda CB750 Hornet

MY23 Honda CB750 Hornet



1998 Honda CB750 Hornet

Honda launched a brand new biking trend with the Hornet’s cutting-edge naked streetfighter looks, crisp responsive handling and a powerful inline-4 engine capable of thrilling acceleration – all at a tempting price.


2003 Honda CB750 Hornet

Relaunched with an updated look and features based on rider feedback, the Hornet stuck close to its bloodline but with a more aggressive angled design, stiffer suspension, a bigger tank for range, and cleaner emissions.


2007 Honda CB750 Hornet

The advanced new Hornet was completely redesigned by Honda’s Italian team, with a sharpened naked style and a serious engine upgrade, while retaining its sporty but easy to ride character.


2011 Honda CB750 Hornet

Once again revised with a brilliant new headlight and LCD displays, the Hornet’s evolutionary advancement always stayed true to the Hornet values of accessibility and innovation spiced up with excitement and fun.

Rebirth of a legend

High-performance, flexible and fun, the Honda Hornet launched in Europe in 1998 and raced straight to the front of the sports naked field. The undisputed pioneer in its class, the Hornet’s popularity was fuelled by the rise of the internet where sports minded Hornet enthusiasts formed loyal communities known as the Swarm. Now the Hornet buzzes back...

Honda CB750 Hornet -  Pearl Glare White

Honda CB750 Hornet - Pearl Glare White

Honda CB750 Hornet -  Matte Goldfinch Yellow

Honda CB750 Hornet - Matte Goldfinch Yellow

Honda CB750 Hornet -  Graphite Black

Honda CB750 Hornet - Graphite Black

Honda CB750 Hornet - Matte Iridium Grey Metallic

Honda CB750 Hornet - Matte Iridium Grey Metallic

Shake Up The Hive

Forget the expected. It’s time for a new generation to shake things up. Start with a brand-new engine producing incredible, class-leading power. Dial in a lightweight chassis honed for sports, tightly wrapped in head-turning streetfighter style and the new CB750 Hornet takes flight. Nothing else comes close.

Honda CB750 Hornet -  Class Leading Power To Weight

Class Leading Power To Weight

There’s a buzz about the CB750 Hornet. And the talk is all about power to weight ratio. An all-new, parallel twin-cylinder engine armed with pumped-up vortex improves intake efficiency and super sport cylinder technology reduces friction whilst pumping out 67.5kW at peak with 75Nm torque, driving hard through the mid-range onto a thrilling rush around the rev counter. It feels and sounds great too, with rock-solid low-end pulse and thrilling exhaust note. An engine this potent packaged in such a lightweight chassis means there’s only one thing you have to do. Hold on and enjoy.

Honda CB750 Hornet -  Ultimate Control and Connectivity

Ultimate Control and Connectivity

You’re fully in charge of the CB750 Hornet’s stunning engine. Throttle By Wire (TBW) precision equals 3 default riding modes: Sport, Standard and Rain, as well as a customisable User mode to fine-tune (through 3 levels) Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) and Wheelie Control. You can also individually adjust Engine Power and Engine Braking. It’s easy too – the 5-inch full colour TFT display offers a beautiful, intuitive interface as well as Honda Smartphone Voice Control system (HSVCs) for connectivity.

Honda CB750 Hornet -  Pure Naked Aggression

Pure Naked Aggression

Shaped from scratch by the ambitious young designers in our Rome R&D facility, with technical input from our Japanese development engineers, the CB750 Hornet’s sharp minimalism brings hardcore attitude to the street. The fuel tank, inspired by the outline of a Hornet’s wing, commands attention while the metallic red frame and anodised front forks – available with 2 paint options – pop with vibrant aggression. And, of course, a special matte yellow colour pays homage to our own Hornet history with a modern twist. LED lighting is the premium finishing touch.

Honda CB750 Hornet -  Fast Agile Fun

Fast Agile Fun

Designed around a new steel diamond frame the CB750 Hornet has a seat height of 795mm, so it’s a joy to manage. And, with a naturally upright riding position and 190kg kerb weight, it steers fast with precise control and feedback from 41mm Showa SFF-BP™ USD forks and Pro-Link rear shock. Carving a city block or set of corners its compact dimensions equal razor-sharp side-to-side agility while 4-piston, radial mount front calipers bite hard for high-performance stopping power.

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