For 2014, Honda has updated and revealed the Deluxe model of its “retro” styled standard motorcycle – the Honda CB1100, the reincarnation of the classic CB750. All CB1100s are now comes standard with a new six-speed transmission, replacing the 2013 model’s five-speed transmission. The standard 2014 Honda CB1100 is now also available with a new instrument cluster package that includes a gear position indicator, trip computer, and fuel economy display.
The 2014 Honda CB1100 Deluxe model adds ABS, a slightly larger 4.6-gallon fuel tank compared to the regular CB1100’s 3.9-gallon tank, twin exhaust pipes, a retro stitched-look seat, restyled side covers, as well as comes standard with the same instrument cluster package that’s optional on the regular CB1100. The regular CB1100 has a curb weight of 540 pounds, compared to the CB1100 Deluxe with 570,9 pounds.
In Europe, the Honda CB1100 Deluxe model is known as the CB1100EX and is equipped with wire-spoked wheels instead of the US Delux model’s cast aluminum ten-spoke wheels.
Both 2014 CB1100 and Deluxe are powered by the 1140cc air- and oil-cooled DOHC engine, and feature 41mm forks and dual rear shocks (both with spring preload adjustability) with 4.2 inches travel and 4.5 inches travel, respectively, as well as dual four-piston calipers with full-floating 296mm discs up front and single-caliper 256mm disc at rear.
Both the 2014 Honda CB1100 and CB1100 Deluxe will hit dealerships in March. The 2014 Honda CB1100 will be offered in Black with a $10,399 price tag, while the new CB1100 Deluxe will be available in Candy Red for $11,499.