Honda has intoduced the updated version of its NC700 series and the Integra maxi-scooter at the 2013 EICMA show, which held earlier this month. For 2014, the NC700 series consisting of the NC700X and the NC700S are being renamed the NC750X and NC750S, respectively, and receive a number of upgrades including an extra 75cc in displacement. Like the NC700 series, the Integra also comes back for 2014 with an extra 75cc in displacement but with the same name as last year, while its full model designation, the NC700D, has been renamed to NC750D. Unfortunately, these upcoming model-years are set to be available only for the European market.
All three models still use the same tubular steel frame and parallel-twin engine.
The 2014 Honda NC750X now is powered by a liquid-cooled 75cc, SOHC 8-valve parallel twin-cylinder engine with a 4 mm increase in bore (at 77mm, while its stroke remains at 80mm). Furthermore, the adventure-styled NC750X also receives an extra balancer shaft, a new muffler design with revised internals, 6% taller gearing, a new silencer, a 6-position span-adjustable brake lever, and ABS as standard equipment.
The upgraded powerplant offers extra power and torque as well as better fuel economy. It said to a claimed 54 hp at 6,250 rpm and 50 ft-lb at 4,750 rpm.
The US version of the NC750X remains at its original 670cc engine, but will get adjustable levers,a new black color and an updated instrument panel. Just like last year, the NC750S and Integra will not imported to the US.
The 2014 Honda NC750S gets the same upgrades, as does the Integra maxi-scooter which also comes equipped with revised ergonomics and a new aluminum swingarm. Honda’s six-speed Dual Clutch Transmission system is fitted as standard component on the 2014 Honda Integra, and as option on the NC750X and NC750S. The DTC system uses two clutches and three modes of operation.
The 2014 Honda NC750X, NC750S and 2014 Honda Integra will be available in black white or red. The Integra and NC700X are offered in silver. Prices have no been revealed yet.
All three will make their UK public debut at the Motorcycle Live show at Birmingham’s NEC on November 23th.