Honda Reveals New “Bagger” Rebel and Returning Motorcycle Models for 2023

  • New Rebel 1100 Touring offers “bagger” cruiser styling and convenience
  • Announcement includes 6 returning on-road models

Honda Canada announces the return of six on-road motorcycle models. From cruisers to sport to miniMOTOs, the announcement includes a diverse range of motorcycles that showcase the breadth of Honda’s lineup.

The highlight of the announcement is the new “Touring” trim level of the Rebel 1100 platform. The Rebel 1100 Touring builds on the success of Honda’s “new-school” cruiser platform with “bagger” styling (including wind protection and substantial cargo space), offered in both manual-transmission and dual-clutch transmission (DCT) iterations, just like the standard Rebel 1100.

Other returning 2023 models include the Rebel 300 and 500, the updated entry-level sport-naked CB300R, the touring-focused NC750X DCT and the nostalgic Monkey.

REBEL 1100 & REBEL 1100 Touring
In just the two short years since its introduction, Honda’s versatile Rebel 1100 has made waves in the cruiser market, with a “new-school” cruiser design that’s equally adept at relaxed Sunday outings, dynamic backroad carving and longer-distance highway touring. For 2023 the platform is even more capable, with a new “Touring” trim level that offers “bagger” styling and convenience. The Rebel 1100 Touring and Rebel 1100 Touring DCT come standard with a large windscreen, as well as hard saddlebags that offer a combined 35 liters of space, giving riders added comfort and cargo storage.

Still available are the two standard Rebel 1100 versions (manual transmission and DCT) making for a broadened cruiser platform capable of delivering a myriad of riding experiences. All versions feature a high-performance, water-cooled parallel-twin engine with plenty of power for the highway and acceleration for spirited riding, along with comfortable ergonomics, a relaxed riding position and sporty handling.

For those who want to make the Rebel their own, a long list of Honda Accessories are offered.

MSRP/ Colour:

Rebel 1100: $13,299
Gunmetal Black Metallic
Iridium Grey Metallic

Rebel 1100 DCT: $14,299
Gunmetal Black Metallic

Rebel 1100 Touring: $14,599
Gunmetal Black Metallic

Rebel 1100 Touring DCT: $15,599
Gunmetal Black Metallic

REBEL 500 / REBEL 300
As the best-selling entry-level cruiser models in the powersports industry, Honda’s Rebel 300 ABS and Rebel 500 ABS offer a potent combination of approachable performance and head-turning style. These cruisers’ 471cc and 286cc engines provide plenty of power for getting around town or cruising on the highway, and their smooth, linear delivery contributes to their user-friendly nature. Comfortable ergonomics provide a relaxed riding position and complement their balanced handling. With their minimalist design, iconic peanut fuel tank, LED lighting and blacked-out engine components, the Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 have a timeless look that any rider can appreciate.

MSRP/ Colour:

Rebel 300 ABS: $6,249
Candy Diesel Red

Rebel 500 ABS: $8,099
Mat Gunpowder Black Metallic

The ultimate entry-level sport-naked gains big upgrades for 23YM with new 41mm Showa ‘Separate Function front Fork Big Piston’ (SFF-BP) USD forks, and a gear position indicator. The CB300R ABS showcases Honda’s signature Neo-Sports Café styling in its most lightweight representation, delivering exemplary sporting performance and feathery, centralized unsprung weight. Touting premium features from its larger-capacity siblings, along with a minimalist design that expresses attitude through exposed hardware and a dramatic cutaway tail, the CB300R shows that even an affordable, approachable naked sport bike can be the center of attention.

MSRP/ Colour:

CB300R ABS: $6,199
Mat Gunpowder Black Metallic

With a liquid-cooled, SOHC 8-valve parallel-twin engine offering ample torque, matched with a chassis that boasts good handling and quality suspension, Honda’s NC750X is the ultimate do-it-all machine—a commuter king that is also ideal for riding backroads and getting off the beaten path. Powerful, nimble and comfortable, the NC750X has an affordable price along with features like a front storage compartment, an upright riding position and Honda’s available high-tech automatic dual-clutch transmission, enabling it to deliver adventure, performance and utility, all in a single, versatile machine.

MSRP/ Colour:

NC750XD DCT: $11,099
Mat Ballistic Black Metallic

The Honda Monkey is perhaps most widely known as a groovy icon of the 1970s, but it first saw the light of day in 1961. Originally developed as a 49cc child’s plaything for Tama Tech, an amusement park in Tokyo, it proved so popular that a road-going version was developed, which was initially exported to America and Europe in 1963, with a distinctive chrome tank, folding handlebars and 5-inch diameter rigidly mounted wheels.

Because it was so much fun and easy to ride, it did more to sell the concept of motorcycles to a wider public than perhaps any other machine. With its chunky tires, mini-‘ape’ style handlebars, miniscule fuel tank and big, squashy seat, the Monkey look is unmistakably of its time, but – just like the affection in which it is held – also timeless.

For 23YM, nothing changes mechanically for the Monkey which will be available in a brand-new, ultra-retro, Banana Yellow paint option that features colour-matched frame, forks, swingarm and rear springs, plus the classic tartan seat cover and stylish tank infills that reference the classic Monkey style from the late 1960s.

MSRP/ Colour:

Monkey ABS: $5,399
Banana Yellow

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About Honda Canada Powersports
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