Trail Honda XL750 Transalp

The lacking hyperlink between the CB500X and the Africa Twin

755 cc inline twin, 91.8 hp and 75 Nm, 208 kg full

Rumors of Transalp’s return have been round since yesterday and have been rising for months and sources have surfaced. After unveiling its new twin-cylinder platform with the CB750 Hornet, Honda now presents its all-new XL750 Transalp.

Born in 1986 with its V-twin of 583 cm3 and a really gentle cycle part, the Transalp advanced in displacement earlier than bowing to 647 cm3 in 2000 and 680 cm3 in 2008. For 2023, the sequence is again in enterprise, presenting itself because the lacking hyperlink within the path vary between the CB500X and CRF1100L Africa Twin.

Born in 1986, this legendary series is making a comeback
The legendary sequence born in 1986 is again

Masatoshi SatoHonda R&D Japan is chargeable for the event of the Transalp 2023:

With this new Transalp, we’ve got rigorously explored what made the primary model so good and distinctive. We needed to seek out this excellent steadiness between city agility, long-distance street consolation and road-rolling means. […] The design revives the basic qualities of the Transalp in a extra fashionable type, the brand new engine is extremely highly effective and versatile and the machine has an extended listing of apparatus. In cities like wherever else on the earth, our Transalp is prepared!

Trail Honda XL750 Transalp Tricolor Ross White
Trail Honda XL750 Transalp Tricolor Ross White


Apparently, Transalp’s strains mix the opposite two paths of the producer to make sure good safety and aerodynamic efficiency. Lighting is supplied by LED with totally computerized cease indicator which has an “emergency brake sign” operate.

The XL750 is equipped with Transalp LED lighting
The XL750 is provided with Transalp LED lighting

Fairly slim, the Transalp additionally manages to maintain its saddle at 850mm excessive, with the opportunity of choosing a 30mm decrease saddle, and has a really upright driving place to remain as pure as potential.

Saddle height is 850 mm
Saddle peak is 850 mm

At the rear of the compact bubble, the instrumentation is clustered round a 5-inch shade TFT meter that provides 4 show sorts and options smartphone connectivity by way of the HSVC (Honda Smartphone Voice Control) utility. There can be a USB Type C socket for charging digital units.

The Transalp 2023 is equipped with a 5-inch TFT counter
The Transalp 2023 is provided with a 5-inch TFT counter

the engine

There are not any massive surprises on the engine entrance as we discover the 755 cc in-line twin in the identical configuration because the CB750 Hornet, i.e. 270° and with a unicam set crankshaft delivering 91.8 hp and 75 Nm of energy. cylinder head. But the ignition maps have been adjusted for extra versatile and progressive habits for cruising. A model restricted to 35 kW can be obtainable for A2 license holders.

The twin delivers 91.8 hp and 75 Nm
The twin delivers 91.8 hp and 75 Nm

The engine continues to be mated to an FCC slipper clutch. Claimed consumption is 4.35 l/100 km, however tank capability has been elevated to 16.9 litres. We do not miss the electronics both, as we discover an digital accelerator linked to 4 Sport, Standard, Rain and Gravel driving modes in addition to a customizable mode that allows you to modify engine braking, traction management and intervention ranges. ABS

Trail Honda XL750 Transalp Black Metallic Matte Ballistic
Trail Honda XL750 Transalp Black Metallic Matte Ballistic

bicycle elements

On the bike aspect, the Transalp adopts an 18.3kg diamond metal body which is 10% lighter than the CB500X. Compared to the Hornet, the distinction comes primarily from the strengthened rear loop. The geometry could be very totally different with a lean angle of 27° and a path of 111 mm for a wheelbase of 1,560 mm and 208 kg in working order.

The XL750 Transalp claims a curb weight of 208 kg
The XL750 Transalp claims a curb weight of 208 kg

Honda equips the lengthy journey suspension right here with a 43mm Showa SFF-CA (separate operate fork-cartridge) fork which is adjustable in preload and operates at 200mm in addition to a shock absorber with 190mm of journey by way of a Pro Reduction System – Link . These are the identical components as Africa Twin. Ground clearance reaches 210 mm.

Sobha suspension features long travel
Shobha suspension has nice journey

Braking is supplied by two 310 mm petal discs and a single 256 mm rear disc bitten by 2-piston calipers. The set comes with a dual-channel ABS. Finally, the interior tube spoke rims are shod with Metzler Karoo Street or Dunlop Mixture tires in 90/90-21 and 150/70-18.

Trail Honda XL750 Transalp Gray Metallic Matte Iridium
Trail Honda XL750 Transalp Gray Metallic Matte Iridium

extra gear

From its path launch, Honda will provide a full vary of equipment and gear, together with baggage, a excessive display screen, heated grips, a shifter, a skid plate, air deflectors, aluminum panels … These objects can be obtainable as retail alongside the 5 Urban, Through the Touring, Adventure, Rally and Comfort packs.

Honda has planned a lot of equipment for its new route
Honda has deliberate a whole lot of gear for its new route

Available in three colors, the Honda XL750 Transalp can be obtainable at dealerships from April. Pricing is but to be revealed, however it may be anticipated to be as aggressive because the CB750 Hornet.

Technical Specifications Honda XL750 Transalp

  • Engine: 270° inline twin, 4-stroke, single OHC Unicam, 4 valves per cylinder, water-cooled
  • Displacement: 755 cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 87 x 63.5 mm
  • Compression ratio: 11 to 1
  • Maximum capability. : 67.5 kW (91.8 hp) at 9,500 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 75 Nm at 7,250 rpm
  • Oil capability: 3.9 liters
  • Fuel Supply: PGM-FI Electronic Injection
  • Fuel capability: 16.9 litres
  • Consumption (WMTC): 4.35 l/100 km
  • Noise Emission: NC
  • CO2 emissions: 103g/km
  • Ignition: Digital with digital advance
  • Start: Electric
  • Battery: 12V-8.6Ah
  • Clutch: Oil tub multi-plate with assistant slipping, guide management
  • Gearbox: 6 gears in fixed mesh
  • Final drive: By chain with O-ring
  • Frame: Steel diamond body
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 2325 x 838 x 1450 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1560 mm
  • Caster angle: 27°
  • Trail: 111 mm
  • Saddle peak: 850 mm
  • Ground clearance: 210 mm
  • Operating Weight: 208 kg
  • Turning radius: 2.6 m
  • Front Suspension: Showa SFF-CA ø 43 mm inverted fork, preload adjustable. Travel 200 mm
  • Rear Suspension: Pro-Link with preload-adjustable monoshock. Travel is 190 mm
  • Wheels: 21 and 18 inch spoked stainless-steel rims
  • Front Tire: 90/90-R21 M/C 54H
  • Rear Tire: 150/70-R18 M/C 70H
  • Front Brake: Double hydraulic disc ø 310 x 4.5 mm with 2-piston caliper, ABS and sintered metallic pads.
  • Rear Brake: Single hydraulic disc ø 256 x 6 mm with single piston caliper, ABS and sintered metallic pads.
  • Instrumentation: 5-inch multi-function TFT show
  • Safety: ABS Anti-Lock System, HSTC Torque Control System, Anti-Squat System, HISS Immobilizer System
  • Lighting: LED entrance and rear
  • Equipment: HSVC connection, USB sort C socket, computerized cease indicator, emergency braking sign, 5 driving modes and so on.

Availability / Price

  • Color: Grey, Black, Tricolor
  • Price:- Euro
  • Availability: April 2023

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