Honda XL750 Transalp 2023 UK worth revealed

Honda has simply introduced the value for the brand new XL750 Transalp for the UK market, with the usual mannequin coming with a price ticket of £9,499 for 2023.

This places the mid-weight bike in between the CRF1100L Africa Twin (£13,049) and the CB500X (£6,699) and CRF300L Rally (£6,499) in Honda’s journey bike lineup.

When it comes to the competitors, the brand new Transalp is priced to promote, beating out rivals equivalent to Suzuki’s new V-Strom 800DE (£10,499), the Yamaha Ténéré 700 (£10,100), BMW F 850 GS (£10,750), the road-focused Triumph Tiger 850 Sport (£10,095), and KTM 890 Journey (£11,499).

Honda’s new Transalp is able to rumble

Transalp puddle

Honda is already identified for offering wonderful worth throughout its vary of bikes, however the sub £10,000 worth of the Transalp is a gloves-off strategy within the crowded medium capability journey bike market phase.

The 2023 XL750 Transalp comes outfitted with a lot of the identical {hardware} and know-how present in its rivals, with the 755cc parallel-twin engine placing out 90.5bhp and 75Nm of torque, a 208kg moist weight, 21-inch/18-inch entrance and rear spoke wheels respectively, a 16.9L gas tank capability, and an 850mm seat peak.

When it comes to tech, it comes with a 5-inch TFT show, anti-wheelie, ABS, traction management, smartphone connectivity, and 5 driving modes.

Battle of the middle-weights

Of its opponents, its maybe solely the V-Strom 800DE which is best outfitted with tech, coming commonplace with a bi-directional quickshifter, three driving modes and 4 traction management modes, additional journey suspension and changes (220mm at each ends vs. the Transalp’s 200mm entrance/190mm rear), and low RPM help to counteract stalling.

However the 800DE’s 230kg heft is nearer to the BMW F 850 GS (229kg moist), whereas the Transalp is way lighter and extra corresponding to the Ténéré 700’s 205kg weight, whereas boasting extra engine energy.

All in all, Honda has made the XL750 a genuinely aggressive choice on this mid-capacity journey phase, and contemplating the rising price of dwelling and lagging shopper spending, ought to see Massive Crimson shift extra items.

Honda XL750 2023

Yamaha, KTM, and BMW have led this market phase for the previous couple of years, and with Suzuki launching a model new V-Strom on this engine capability vary as nicely, maybe Honda has been spooked and is raring to sidestep Yamaha and Suzuki with worth. In any case, it seems to be like we’ll see loads of new Transalps on the roads by the tip of the yr.

After all, we have to wait till the XL750 Transalp is launched to see the way it really performs as an journey bike, however given Honda’s monitor file, it’s exhausting to see it falling quick.

  • Value: £9,499
  • Capability: 755cc
  • Horsepower: 90.5bhp
  • Torque: 75Nm
  • Transmission: Chain drive, 6-speed, help/slipper clutch
  • Gasoline tank: 16.9L
  • Entrance suspension: Showa 43mm USD SFF-CA forks, 200mm journey, preload adjustment
  • Rear suspension: Showa monoshock, 190mm journey, preload adjustment
  • Entrance wheel/brakes: 21-inch spoke wheel, twin 310mm discs with 2 piston Nissin calipers
  • Rear wheel/brakes: 18-inch spoke wheel, single 256mm disc, single-piston caliper
  • Seat peak: 850mm
  • Moist weight: 208kg