Honda CB-F: A Neo-Retro Concept Bike

Vintage heritage designed on the CB1000R naked bike platform

The motorcycle shows in Tokyo and Osaka were cancelled this year due to the COVID-19. Honda found a solution for this situation and launched a website, Honda Virtual Motorcycle Show, to showcase its latest motorcycles and concepts. In this case the Honda CB-F Concept.

We have the chance to take a glance of the CB-F Concept, a new vision from Honda to what a neo-retro bike should look like.

Honda CB F concept 01

The motorcycle is built on the CB1000R platform which shares the DNA from the CBR1000RR superbike. So, the CB-F could be fitted with the 998cc inline-four engine. Probably, the engine was down-tuned from 143 hp to around 100 hp to fit the neo-retro looks. Furthermore, the bodywork was inspired by the Honda CB900F and the CB750F model from the late ‘70s. So, if this CB-F Concept bike becomes a production model we could be looking at a rival for the BMW R nineT, Triumph Thruxton 1200, Kawasaki Z900 RS and Yamaha XSR 900.

There are no technical details regarding the Honda CB-F concept bike. It will be interesting to see what will happen with this concept bike as Honda has a retro bike in its model range in the form of the 88 hp CB1100 RS.

Honda CB F concept 02

Do you like our work?

Become a DriveMag Riders supporter!

We rely on your donations to cover the most important news on the motorcycle market and create videos that excite, inform, and educate.

Make a one-time contribution or become a monthly subscriber. Every donation, however big or small, is valuable and helps us cover some of the video production costs, like equipment, transportation, and maintenance.

Thank you for being part of this journey.


Donate via PayPal

Support us on Patreon!

Become a Patron!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *