We’ve seen (and tested) two 2022 Hondas already, both in the miniMOTO family: the updated Grom and the all-new Navi, an affordable, user-friendly motorcycle for commuters and new riders. The 2022 Honda lineup includes another miniMOTO, the Super Cub C125, as well as Africa Twin, Gold Wing, Rebel, Fury, CBR, and NC750X models.
2022 Honda Super Cub C125
Honda’s Super Cub is a living legend. Introduced in 1958, more than 100 million have been built, making it the most produced motor vehicle in history. It’s also the inspiration for the wildly successful “You meet the nicest people on a Honda” advertising campaign.
For 2022, the Super Cub’s new SOHC, 124cc, single-cylinder engine benefits from a longer stroke, which delivers more useable power while also improving fuel economy. Honda also managed to shave off 2 pounds, reducing curb weight to just 238 pounds. Offered in a new Matte Gray Metallic colorway, the 2022 Super Cub starts at just $3,799.
2022 Honda Africa Twin
Since its 2016 reintroduction, the legendary Africa Twin proven itself to be a highly capable adventure bike both on- and off-road, and the platform has grown to include four models. For 2022, the sporting- and off-road performance-oriented standard version now comes with the same rear carrier as its more distance riding-oriented Adventure Sports ES sibling. Meanwhile, that version gets a shorter windscreen for improved visibility.
Both Africa Twin versions are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and both are available with either a manual gearbox or Honda’s advanced automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), which has a program change for 2022, delivering smoother shifting in the lower gears.
The standard Africa Twin comes in Grand Prix Red, with an MSRP of $14,499 for the manual transmission version and $15,299 for the DCT version. The Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES comes in Pearl White, and MSRP is $17,299 for the manual and $18,099 for the DCT.
2022 Honda Gold Wing
Now in its sixth generation, Honda’s flagship Gold Wing caters to long-distance tourers with an ultra-smooth opposed six-cylinder engine, spacious cockpit, and ample storage capacity. Despite it’s 1,833cc mill and 804-pound running weight, it delivers sporty performance and handling that belies its size. The Gold Wing delivers style and luxury for multi-day road trips with comfortable seating options, cutting-edge rider aids, and a top-of-the-line infotainment system.
Last year, Honda updated the Gold Wing Tour with a larger trunk and more comfortable passenger accommodations, and all Gold Wing models got updated audio and Android Auto integration in addition to Apple Car Play.
In 2022, the Gold Wing DCT trim comes in Nightshade Blue and retails for $25,300. At $28,500, the trunk-equipped Gold Wing Tour now sports Ultra Blue Metallic and Metallic Black colorways. The Gold Wing Tour DCT offers the same paint schemes but with an MSRP of $29,500 and the 2022 Gold Wing Tour Airbag DCT rounds out the range with a $32,800 sticker price and Ultra Blue Metallic livery.
2022 Honda NC750X
For commuters covering longer distances, the Honda NC750X has become one of the top picks in the adventure category. The fuel-sipping 745cc parallel-Twin isn’t all business though. Its low to midrange torque makes it a great option for backroad weekend excursions as well.
The standard NC750X remains affordable in 2022 with a $8,699 sticker price. The Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) trim comes in close behind at $9,299. Honda’s Selectable Torque Control is available in both trims, reassuring the rider that the NC750X is just as practical as it is versatile.
2022 Honda Rebel 1100
Introduced last year, the Rebel 1100 returns for 2022. Don’t let its cruiser stance fool you. With a liquid-cooled, 1,084cc parallel-Twin derived from the Africa Twin, a solid chassis, and electronic rider aids, it delivers both style and performance.
The Metallic Black and Bordeaux Red Metallic paint options carry over from 2021, but a stunning new Pearl Stallion Brown makes the Rebel stand out from the crowd. Honda offers the 2022 Rebel 1100 at $9,399 while the DCT version comes in at $9,999. Regardless of the trim, both Rebel 1100 models include ABS as standard.
2022 Honda Rebel 300/500
Also returning for 2022 are two of the industry’s most popular entry-level cruisers, Honda’s Rebel 300 and Rebel 500. They combine user-friendliness with stylish, minimalist design, including a peanut fuel tank, LED lighting, and blacked-out finishes.
The Honda Rebel 300 is available in Matte Gray Metallic and Pearl Blue, with an MSRP of $4,699, or $4,999 with ABS. The Honda Rebel 500 is available in Matte Gray Metallic and Matte Pearl White, with an MSRP of $6,399, or $6,699 with ABS. The Honda Rebel 500 ABS SE ($6,899) comes in a new Matte Silver and has select accessories preinstalled.
2022 Honda Fury
The Rebel may bring cruiser performance and aesthetics into the 21st century, but the 2022 Honda Fury sticks to its chopper roots. With a long and lean stance, aggressive styling, and 1,312cc V-Twin, the factory-direct custom lives up to its name.
However, with dual counter-balancers, fuel injection, and shaft drive, the Fury delivers a smooth ride. In Pearl Yellow paint, the 2022 Fury is sure to turn heads, and at $11,499, it’s priced to take on all competitors.
2022 Honda CBR600RR
Honda’s CBR600RR is back in 2022, offering the utmost supersport performance for spirited road riders and track day enthusiasts. With eight World Supersport titles under its belt, the CBR600RR retains its championship pedigree in 2022 with full Showa suspension and a high-revving inline-four engine.
Resplendent in Grand Prix Red, the base 2022 Honda CBR600RR has an MSRP of $11,999 and the ABS-equipped model goes for $12,999.
2022 Honda CBR1000RR
Last year Honda introduced the exclusive, track-focused CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP, a premium, World Superbike-caliber machine that cost $28,500.
For those seeking liter-class performance on a more affordable scale, Honda’s legendary CBR1000RR is available for 2022 in Grand Prix Red for $16,499, or $16,799 with ABS.
For more information or to find a dealer near you, visit powersports.honda.com.
What about the NT 1100?
It hasn’t been announced yet.
The thing that is Soo disappointing to me is the final drive chain. I have heard the weight/cost discussion with a shaft drive. I am not interested in chain maintenance every 600 miles. Why couldn’t they have used a belt? I had a Kawasaki Voyager V-twin for 35k miles with zero issues. I am quite interested in the NT1100.
Totally agree. Seems like belt/shaft have all but disappeared.
Agree, a shaft drive or belt drive NT1100 would be a nice bike. I’d want one… So dumb, honda has had shaft drives on so many various bike. Come on.
One of my favorite rides for years was my Honda VT1100ACE Tour. Loved it. Perfect bike
Chain is the most efficient way to transfer power with the least horsepower loss.
It requires frequent lubing and attention.
Belt is a little smoother, requires less maintenance. It does rob some power.
The least amount of maintenance is drive shaft. It does rob power more. It has a tendency to be jerky because of backlash in the gears.
Gold wings are driveshaft.
Duelsports are chain drive
Others use belts….
From everything I’ve seen on youtube they will be offered to Europe first.
Hmmmm…where’s the new Honda NT1100??
These are returning models. The only new/updated models announced for 2022 so far are the Grom, the Monkey, and the Navi. More to come in the months ahead.
Any information on the updated 2022 Honda CB500X arrivals in the US?
Any predictions on whether the Trail 125 will get the new engine announced for the Grom?
Absolutely nothing that appeals to this long time Honda rider. It’s as if Honda wants to get out of the motorcycle business with their offerings in recent years, none of which appeal to the sport touring rider that wants weather protection, luggage capacity and mile munching comfort, as was the strength of the ST1100/1300 series.
Hell, they could sell ST1300’s all day long if they still made them.
Well, yes. If it had cruise control.
Someone should hold Honda’s feet to the fire for their current attempts at nothing short of extortion!! I called 50 dealers looking for a 2022 CT125, Trail 125 found one in Fl. The out the door quote was $6100+……………..for a bike msrp’d at $3890!!!!!! Rape would be a better term for this attempt . Shame on them, as a lifetime Honda lover/owner I am disappointed.
I would trade my BMW for a NT1100.
I left the Honda camp years ago after being in the camp for years. They just would not update the ST 1300 so when it was time to replace my ST 1100 I went elsewhere. I am about to do the same with their cars given the scroll pads/dash screens which are slow to act, distracting, and their lawyers are out of control as some function work, others don’t when vehicle is moving. Bean counters and lawyers have way too much input on most Honda products. Much worse than other manufactures in my opinion.
I’m praying for a return of the CB350, which is currently available in India. Favorite bike in a younger day.
NT 1100… No shaft drive and no center stand. No buy! Can’t stand all the cheap black plastic anyway. Honda must be run by a bunch of stodgy cheapskates. I had a 2010 Honda NT700V that was a holdover because most people thought it was too expensive for a 680cc bike. It had shaft drive and a center stand and handled great and was very comfortable. The ignition switch was cheap and required several attempts to get the key to go in (even with powdered graphite) and the left bag cover had a cheap plastic hinge that broke and took 3 months to replace the cover. I’ve got high hopes for the Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello . I’ll pay more but I don’t want any more chain driven motorcycles. Moto journalists seem to love chains…evidently someone else maintains the chain for them or they ignore the maintenance…wait till they get old…Lol!
No…no they could not. The ST 1300 had some stability concerns.. it suffered from a ” death wobble” under certain conditions. Honda became aware of this and discontinued that model.
Yes lets get the Honda ADV750X and NT1100 dct here. And also a shaft drive africa twin and shaft drive NT1100. Like touring bikes should be…
No matter what, Honda has always produced excellent bikes, I’ve owned and do own many makes and models and none have ever been as dependable reliable as Hondas have been. I will prefer Honda over any other brand made. 45yrs of daily riding experience.
If they would put hydraulic valves on the 750 Aero & Phantom along with their shaft drives, that would be a near maintenance free motorcycle. I am in the market for one as I am looking for a bike with a low seat height and low center of gravity.