Honda has revealed new colour options for some of the 2022 range, including the GL1800 Gold Wing (plus the Gold Wing Tour model), and CMX1100 & CMX500 Rebel models.
2022 model year updates as follows, starting with the Gold Wing and Gold Wing Tour.
Who better to let you know what’s new on each model, than the manufacturer themselves? Take it away, Honda!
The Gold Wing has been a flagship of long distance luxury and engineering prowess since its introduction as a naked 1000cc machine in 1975. For 2022, both the GL1800 Gold Wing and GL1800 Gold Wing ‘Tour’ receive striking new colours updates.
The manual GL1800 Gold Wing ‘Tour’ will be available in Gunmetal Black Metallic, finished off with a new ‘blacked out’ engine, further enhancing its road presence and character.
The DCT/Airbag version of the Gold Wing ‘Tour’ will feature new vibrant Glint Wave Blue Metallic and Pearl Glare White paint options for 2022, joining the Gunmetal Black Metallic colour scheme. The DCT-only GL1800 Gold Wing itself will now be available in a smart new Mat Jeans Blue Metallic colour.
Honda GL1800 Gold Wing Tour (2022)
Model updates: Honda’s luxurious Gold Wing Tour – a flagship completely reborn in 18YM – with radical weight reduction, double wishbone front suspension, brand-new, flat six-cylinder engine, glides into 22YM unchanged but wearing two stunning new paint options.
The comprehensive spec. sheet includes 6-speed manual or 7-speed DCT, 7-inch TFT screen, gyrocompass navigation, Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, electric screen, Smart Key operation, 4 riding modes, HSTC and Hill Start Assist – underlining its status as a flagbearer for new technology.
Honda GL1800 Gold Wing (2022)
Model updates: The Gold Wing – Honda’s seminal touring flagship – was completely reborn in 18YM with a radical weight reduction, double wishbone front suspension and brand-new, flat six-cylinder engine.
Its status as a flagbearer for new technology is well-founded, with cutting edge features including 7-inch TFT screen, gyrocompass navigation, Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, electric screen, Smart Key operation, 4 riding modes and Hill Start Assist.
For 2022 it will be available only in 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT form and in one, new, contemporary paint option; Mat Jeans Blue Metallic.
Next up, the Rebel duo. A2 licence-friendly with plenty of style, the CMX500 Rebel is the best-selling Custom motorcycle in Europe this year. Since its introduction in 2017, its stripped back, fat-tyred look, slim dimensions and low seat height have attracted thousands of customers across Europe, 33% of whom are female.
Already available in Mat Jeans Blue Metallic, Graphite Black and Mat Axis Grey Metallic, for 2022, a brand-new Pearl Organic Green colour joins the list.
Its larger sibling, the CMX1100 Rebel, also receives an update for its second sales season, with a Pearl Stallion Brown colour joining Gunmetal Black Metallic in the line-up.
Honda CMX500 Rebel (2022)
Model updates: The Rebel, Honda’s popular A2 licence-friendly 500cc parallel twin-cylinder compact cruiser, receives a fresh new paint option for 22YM. Standard specification includes assist/slipper clutch, LED lighting and gear position indicator.
A Rebel S version with factory-fitted accessories – headlight cowl, all-black fork covers and gaiters plus diamond-stitch style seat – is also available.
Honda CMX1100 Rebel (2022)
Model updates: Honda’s super-cool CMX1100 Rebel offers to relax and excite in equal measure, and a vibrant new paint option for 22YM adds even more appeal.
Serious performance is on tap from its 1,084cc parallel twin-cylinder engine, plus a meaty character and evocative exhaust note; Honda Selectable Torque Control, Wheelie Control, Cruise Control and 3 default riding modes working through Throttle by Wire make up a comprehensive package of supporting electronics.
High-quality running gear includes 43mm cartridge-style front forks, ‘piggyback’ rear shock absorbers and four-piston, radial-mount front brake caliper. All lighting is LED, with negative LCD instrument display. A 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission option is also available.