Honda has launched in Europe the 2023 NT1100, its ‘evil-looking’ 1100cc tourer, which arrives with new colors but maintains the same mechanical set as the previous model.
The NT1100 is a model that allows some off-road use and is ready to hit the road with great comfort, provided by the fairings, windshield and deflectors.
Now, for 2023, it is available in the new Gunmetal Black Metallic, in addition to Matte Iridium Gray Metallic and Pearl Glare White.
Regarding the design, the 2023 Honda NT1100 remains with the same front design as the X-ADV adventure scooter, with dual LED headlights in a very aggressive configuration, high and wide windshield with 5 levels of adjustment, and upper and lower deflectors, that help to deflect the wind from the arms and legs.
In addition, it is still equipped with the same chassis and engine as the CRF1100L Africa Twin, that is, semi-double cradle steel frame and bolted aluminum subframe, and 1100cc twin-cylinder engine.
The 2023 Honda NT1100 fights in the segment that today has Kawasaki Versys 1000, Suzuki GSX-S1000GT, BMW S 1000 XR, BMW F 900 XR and Yamaha TRACER 9.
Engine, gearbox and technology
The 2023 Honda NT1100 engine is a 1,084 cm³ twin-cylinder with electronic injection and liquid cooling, capable of generating up to 75 kW (101 HP) of maximum power at 7,250 rpm and 104 Nm / 10.8 kgfm of torque at 6,250 rpm.
In terms of gearbox, it can be equipped with the automatic DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission), which is optional, or with the standard 6-speed ‘manual’ gearbox.
To control the model in all situations, there are several important technological items such as electronic throttle (Throttle By Wire), 3 standard riding modes (Urban, Rain and Tour) in addition to 2 customizable modes, Traction Control (Honda Selectable Torque Control), Wheelie Control, Power Control and Engine Brake, all with different levels of performance.
Finally, it comes with Full-LED lighting with DRL (Daytime Running Light), USB socket, fully digital 6.5″ TFT color panel, and smartphone connection via Bluetooth, compatible with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®.
Anyway, the 2023 Honda NT1100 is sold in the UK for from £12,499. For more information, access https://www.honda.co.uk/motorcycles.html.