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OFFICIAL: 2021 Honda NC750X specs, features, and details

The 2021 Honda NC750X gets a significant update with revised styling, updated tech, and 6kg less weight than before

2021 Honda NC750X

The 2021 Honda NC750X has been officially revealed, with the new bike gaining a fresh new look, revised electronics, and reduced weight being the key points to note.

2021 Honda NC750X review, specs, and details

Like the majority of the range, Honda saw 2021 and the incoming Euro5 regulations as the perfect time to give the NC750X a but of an update. This year’s changes may not be as mechanically widespread as those in 2014 (when the model swelled by 75cc), although, to fans of the bike, they might make more of a difference.

2021 Honda NC750X

2021 Honda NC750X engine

  • 4 bhp more power – 58.8 bhp peak
  • 51 lb-ft with a broader mid-range spread
  • A2 licence compatible via ECU remap

The big news with the new NC is the introduction of a fly-by-wire throttle, and all the technological improvements the system brings. That, accompanied by a revised exhaust system and valve timing, ensures the 2021 model ensures an increase in peak power by 4 bhp to 58.8 bhp. Peak torque is also up, with the latest generation making 51lb-ft and having a broader spread of mid-range to boot.

As before, an A2 licence version of the bike will be available with dealers able to apply and remove the restriction via an ECU remap.

2021 Honda NC750X

Electronics and equipment

  • Improved riding modes including User mode
  • Updated traction control with 3 levels of intervention
  • Improved DCT shifting schedules

The Ride-by-Wire system also brings with it other updates for the 2021 model, in the form of improved riding modes and traction control settings. The Honda Selectable Torque Control now features finer control and three levels of intervention, as opposed to two levels of the previous machines.

2021 Honda NC750X

The electronic throttle also brings three riding modes to the party, including a User mode that allows the rider to customise the delivery.

For those opting for the DCT NC750X, the updated electronics will also tie a specific DCT shifting schedule, to a specified riding more – User allows the rider to specify the DCT and traction control to their liking.

2021 Honda NC750X

Styling

  • Revised LED lighting and LED DRLs
  • Totally revamped styling
  • New windscreen

The most noticeable update for the latest generation bike comes in the form of updated styling. From any angle, the new model looks more sharp-suited and modern, featuring updated LED lighting throughout (now featuring LED DRLs) and a complete redesign of almost all of the bike's body panels. Honda is also claiming that the new upper and lower fairings also assist weather protection.

2021 Honda NC750X

Chassis

  • Revised frame
  • Kerb weight down by 6kg
  • Lower seat – now 30mm lower at 800mm
  • Revised suspension

Beneath the skin, the NC750X is also receiving chassis updates for 2021, with a newly updated frame providing a 1.8kg weight reduction and boosting storage space and helping the new bike achieve a kerb weight 6kg down on before.

The 41mm telescopic forks now employ 120mm (from 153.5mm) travel and use Showa Dual Bending Valves, with ratios optimised for both compression and rebound damping.

2021 Honda NC750X

2021 Honda NC750X specs

ENGINE

Type

Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve, SOHC parallel 2-cylinder. EURO5 compliant.

Displacement

745cc

Bore & Stroke

77mm x 80mm

Compression Ratio

10.7: 1

Max. Power Output

43.1kW @6,750rpm

Max. Torque

69Nm @ 4,750rpm

Oil Capacity

4L

FUEL SYSTEM

Carburation

PGM-FI electronic fuel injection

Fuel Tank Capacity

14.1 litres

Fuel Consumption

MT: 28.3km/l (WMTC mode)

DCT: 28.3km/l (WMTC mode-Tested in D-Mode)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Starter

Electric

Battery Capacity

12V/11AH

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch Type

MT:Wet multiplate clutch

DCT: Wet multiplate hydraulic 2-clutch

Transmission Type

MT: 6-speed Manual Transmission

DCT: 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission

Final Drive

Chain

FRAME

Type

Diamond; steel pipe

CHASSIS

Dimensions (L´W´H)

2210mm x 846mm x 1330mm

Wheelbase

MT: 1535mm

DCT: 1535mm

Caster Angle

27°

Trail

110mm

Seat Height

800mm

Ground Clearance

145mm

Kerb Weight

MT: 214kg

DCT: 224kg

SUSPENSION

Type Front

41mm telescopic fork, 120mm stroke

Type Rear

Monoshock damper, Pro-Link swingarm, 120mm travel

WHEELS

Type Front

Multi-spoke cast aluminium

Type Rear

Multi-spoke cast aluminium

Rim Size Front

17M/C x MT3.50

Rim Size Rear

17M/C x MT4.50

Tyres Front

120/70-ZR17M/C (58W)

Tyres Rear

160/60-ZR17M/C (69W)

BRAKES

ABS System Type

2-channel ABS

Type Front

320mm single wavy hydraulic disc with 2-piston caliper and sintered metal pads

Type Rear

240mm single wavy hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper and resin mold pads

INSTRUMENTS & ELECTRICS

Instruments

Digital speedometer, digital bar-type tachometer, clock, bar-type fuel meter, two trip meters, gear position indicator,

‘instant’ and ‘average’ fuel consumption and coolant temperature warning light. 

Security System

HISS

Headlight

LED

Taillight

LED