Honda has revealed the new Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 motorcycles, for sale in United States market. Both of them come with improved styling and more features.
Both the new models look alike and come with typical cruiser characteristics. On the front single headlamp set-up is provided, while the side can be seen with comfortable (and low) single seats, naked trellis frame, large fuel tank and long black exhaust can. Other features include 41mm telescopic front fork, twin rear shocks, small round digital instrument console, 16-inch wheels, front and rear disc brakes and optional ABS. The rear fenders are removable and wide range of customisations can be done
Powering the Rebel 300 is a 286cc single cylinder engine, while the Rebel 500 gets a 471cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin four-stroke producing 45bhp and 44Nm of torque.
Honda Rebel 300, Rebel 500 colours
- Honda Rebel 300: Matte Silver, Matte Pearl White, Black, Red
- Rebel 300 ABS: Black
- Honda Rebel 500: Matte Silver, Bright Yellow, Black, Red
- Rebel 500 ABS: Black
Honda Rebel 300, Rebel 500 price and launch date
Price for the new Rebel variant starts at $4,399 and launch is expected by April 2017.
- Rebel 300 Tentative Price: $4,399 (-Rs. 2.99 lakhs)
- Rebel 500 Tentative Price: $5,999 (~Rs. 5.09 lakhs)
- Availability: April 2017
At the moment, there is no confirmation from Honda’s part on a possible launch in India.