First Look: 2023 Honda Insurgent 1100T Bagger

For 2023, Honda debuts the new Rebel 1100T DCT bagger. The bike adds a batwing fairing and saddlebags to the standard model.

For 2023, Honda debuts the brand new Insurgent 1100T DCT bagger. The bike provides a batwing fairing and saddlebags to the usual mannequin. (American Honda/)

Final month Honda confirmed the continuation of the Insurgent 500 for the 2023 European market, and as we speculated then, it seems that the bike will certainly be coming to the US together with the Insurgent 1100 and 300. However this week’s Honda announcement held a fair greater bombshell: the debut of the most recent member of the Honda Insurgent household, the Insurgent 1100T bagger.

The 1100T is confirmed for the US market, but will be available only with a DCT transmission. Here it is in Bordeaux Red Metallic.

The 1100T is confirmed for the US market, however will likely be out there solely with a DCT transmission. Right here it’s in Bordeaux Crimson Metallic. (American Honda/)

2023 Honda Insurgent 1100T DCT: $11,299

Honda semi-quietly pulled the wraps off the brand new bike to coincide with the beginning of the EICMA present in Italy, with the brand new bagger coming simply a few years after the debut of its Africa Twin–based mostly platform predecessor. There are not any surprises underneath the brand new plastic (nor did we count on any), with the 1100T packing the very same 1,083cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine, paired to digital gasoline injection and throttle-by-wire. Geometry and dimensions are likewise unchanged, with the bagger sporting the identical 59.8-inch wheelbase, 28-degree rake, and 27.5-inch seat peak; suspension elements carry over as nicely, with the 43mm typical fork and twin rear shocks sporting the identical preload changes and journey measurements. It might have been truthful to imagine there’d be higher gasoline capability on a touring variant, however sadly the 1100T’s tank stays at 3.6 gallons, similar to its normal 1100 siblings.

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The fairing is a handlebar-mounted unit with a brief “shield” at the top. Instrumentation, electronics, switch gear, and fuel tank are unchanged from the standard 1100.

The fairing is a handlebar-mounted unit with a quick “protect” on the high. Instrumentation, electronics, swap gear, and gasoline tank are unchanged from the usual 1100. (American Honda/)

The brand new “T” trim stage of the Insurgent 1100 continues to be a transparent step up in angle and facilities, boasting acquainted fashionable “bagger” styling, which lately normally consists of a batwing-style fairing with a brief protect and comely exhausting saddlebags. The custom-influenced styling continues within the background, with blacked-out engine items, body, fork, and bodywork parts (sure, even the exhaust) slathered at nighttime stuff. An all-LED lighting package deal illuminates your view each back and front, with cruise management and ABS additionally coming normal.

LED lighting front and rear comes standard, as does ABS and cruise control. Saddlebags are top loading and lockable.

LED lighting entrance and rear comes normal, as does ABS and cruise management. Saddlebags are high loading and lockable. (American Honda/)

For 2023, the brand new Insurgent 1100T is simply out there with Honda’s dual-clutch transmission (DCT) and comes normal with the aforementioned fairing (which is handlebar mounted), and a pair of top-opening, lockable exhausting saddlebags providing a mixed 35 liters of house. Honda says the 1100T may have an MSRP of $11,299 and will likely be out there in Metallic Black or Bordeaux Crimson Metallic.

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The 1,083cc parallel-twin engine carries over unchanged. In Metallic Black, nearly every part of the 1100T looks dark.

The 1,083cc parallel-twin engine carries over unchanged. In Metallic Black, almost each a part of the 1100T appears darkish. (American Honda/)

The standard Rebel 1100 returns to the lineup for 2023 unchanged, and still available with either manual or DCT transmission.

The usual Insurgent 1100 returns to the lineup for 2023 unchanged, and nonetheless out there with both handbook or DCT transmission. (American /)

2023 Honda Insurgent 1100/1100 DCT: $9,499–$10,099

In the meantime, the 2 normal Insurgent 1100 variations are returning for 2023 unchanged, although of their case you may select from both handbook transmission or dual-clutch transmission choices (DCT provides $600 to the value tag). All three Insurgent 1100 variations function the identical water-cooled parallel-twin engine mounted in a metal body, plus ABS, cruise management, and three trip modes. For the 2 normal Insurgent 1100 fashions, each the handbook transmission and DCT variants can be found in Iridium Grey Metallic or Inexperienced Metallic (proven).

The Rebel 500 ABS SE is available only in this Titanium Metallic color for 2023.

The Insurgent 500 ABS SE is accessible solely on this Titanium Metallic coloration for 2023. (American Honda/)

2023 Honda Insurgent 500/500 ABS/500 ABS SE: $6,449–$6,949

As we witnessed with the Euro launch, the Insurgent 500 mannequin can also be returning to the 2023 lineup within the US as nicely, with its 471cc liquid-cooled engine, six-speed transmission, and different mechanical parts unchanged. For 2023, you may select from normal and ABS variations; the lineup contains the bottom Insurgent 500, the Insurgent 500 ABS, and the Insurgent 500 ABS SE. The  SE contains quite a lot of preinstalled components straight out of the Honda accent catalog, together with a headlight cowl, fork gaiters, and a diamond-stitched brown saddle. The Titanium Metallic coloration scheme is accessible just for the SE mannequin (proven); for the opposite two 500 variants, you may select from Matte Black Metallic or Sweet Blue.

The smallest Rebel, the 300, is also back with no changes for 2023, though you can have it in this new Candy Diesel Red.

The smallest Insurgent, the 300, can also be again with no adjustments for 2023, although you may have it on this new Sweet Diesel Crimson. (American Honda/)

2023 Insurgent 300/300 ABS: $4,749–$5,049

The littlest Insurgent troopers into the 2023 mannequin yr with nearly no adjustments, aside from costs and new coloration choices. Meaning a 286cc liquid-cooled single, a full LED lighting package deal, and bobber-inspired styling with a low seat and a light-weight weight that’s excellent for starting riders. It’s out there this yr in Matte Black Metallic or a brand new Sweet Diesel Crimson.