New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Two Plugs, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. showkey

    showkey Long timer

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    There has been no official announcement..........but good as the NC is selling.......................suspect there will be 2013 model or they could run with the 2012 model line up and in fall of 2013 release the 2014.

    2012 model was announced in JAN and released in the summer of 2012.
  2. dduelin

    dduelin Amazing grace how sweet the sound....

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    How much torque does a ZX-6R produce at 6500?
  3. andoulli

    andoulli CAJUN

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    Around 38 foot pounds.
  4. Fidl2n

    Fidl2n Adventurer

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    Nice little write ups, caryder and klantbo (WHAT crappy English?? Have you read some of the "natives" on the forums?? You obviously have far higher standards than many here.). Thanks for adding to the actual experiential offerings!


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  5. caryder

    caryder Been here awhile

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    Western Honda in Scottsdale AZ said the 2013 models wouldn't be in for 5 or 6 months. I assumed they told me that so I would buy what was on the floor. They still had 4 2012 models in back and are selling about 1or 2 per month. I bought mine for $200 off MSRP + 15% off of all accessories I purchased that day. Seemed like a pretty good deal.


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  6. caryder

    caryder Been here awhile

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    I didn't think I would either. Each day I ride it though, it feels more and more like I found a bike that suits me well. It has plenty of the kind of power you need for commuting and if you compare the power to a XR1200 or sportster it's almost the same but in my opinion is a more rounded do it all bike. Your mileage may vary. :-)

    And like I said if I want excitement I have a bored, ported, chambered RD400 sitting next to it in the garage that gets 1/3 the MPG and keeps the mosquitoes at bay.
    [​IMG]


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  7. caryder

    caryder Been here awhile

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    Somehow ended up with a duplicate post.
  8. Unleaded

    Unleaded Unit Train

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    I've been following this thread since it started, but I still haven't been able to see one of these in the metal yet. Looking forward to riding one if I get the chance, even though I'm not in the market. It sure seems like it could be Honda's best 'right bike/right time/right price' offering since the XR400.
  9. klantbo

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    Thanks for the replys.

    I will my kit my bike this summer with a higher windshield, skidplate, avon distanza tires,hardcases (for the side), and the original bar for foglights. For the looks ofc but the windshield and the extra light will help early and late in the season aswell.

    Bought a slipon from GPR on Ebay, 2200euro ink shipping. I picked the small "race"(cant remember the name) model, only downside is that there where no dbkillers included and it sounds pretty high, in sweden that will be a problem since we have a mandatory inspection every two years for bikes. Sound is pretty sweet though hehe
  10. Doctor Zed

    Doctor Zed Resident

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    So I shouldn't be concerned that the bike is being discontinued.
    All I have been doing lately is reading this thread and the ones on the NC7000X forum, and rereading the issues of Cycleworld with NC articles. I heard nothing anywhere until at the dealer when he was like "you know they aren't going to be making these next year?"
    I was pretty surprised, but the wife didn't like that at all. She seems to think that we don't need anymore " rare, only imported for one or two year Hondas".
    Looks like I have to go back to the dealer again.
  11. gkgeiger

    gkgeiger Every ride is an ADV

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    That's B.S. I'd find another dealer.
  12. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    :eek1

    How the hell does that thing cost that much?!

    An Akrapovič pipe shouldn't be more then half that money, and there's not
    even a remote chance that GPR (or most other stuff) can be better.

    :huh
  13. Doctor Zed

    Doctor Zed Resident

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    Their bike was $800 less than the other dealer I stopped at.
  14. gkgeiger

    gkgeiger Every ride is an ADV

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    That doesn't give him the right to lie to you. If you really want an answer go here and ask your question . http://powersports.honda.com/contact.aspx
  15. showkey

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    Suspect the dealer was using the old trick ( buy before their gone) it move you to buy now and not leave the dealer. If any thing is true come spring, NC could be harder find and less price negosition as all bikes sell better in spring than in the dead of winter in Wisconsin:D:D
  16. Doctor Zed

    Doctor Zed Resident

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    I think it was lazy salesman syndrome. The honda website doesn't list the NC700X as an 2013 model.
    He should have checked into it more, but then the wife was already pretty turned off by it.
  17. showkey

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    The dealer has no information because there has been no confirmation either way...........but the press has rumored a larger version of the NC coming to NA.............confirmed information is three 500 models coming to the dealers in April.
  18. fredz43

    fredz43 Been here awhile

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    American Honda has indicated that here will be further model announcements in Feb,
  19. JustKip

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    True, and there could be several reasons. ONE of the reasons could be that it's been discontinued.

    Another reason might be that there are enough in stock to keep selling for months and there will be a midyear update and early launch of the '14 model.

    I can't imagine discontinuing a successful model, but updating one? Sure!
  20. Mk5mike

    Mk5mike Been here awhile

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    Has long has they don't mess with pricing