Honda Shows Selection of 2006 Models
June 7, 2005
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Honda has revealed information regarding a selection of its ATVs and dirt bikes planned for the 2006 model year.
The 2006 XR650L and XR650R off-road bikes are priced at $5,799 and $6,299, respectively. The off-road category is further filled with the CRF50F ($1,299), CRF70F ($1,599), CRF80F ($2,019), CRF100F ($2,319), CRF230F ($3,599), CRF250X ($6,399), and the CRF450X ($7,199). No word on the CRF150F.
Honda's off-road competition bikes, or Motocross category, features the CR85R ($3,099), CR85R Expert ($3,199), CR125R ($5,449), CR250R ($6,399) and CRF450R ($6,899). No word on the CRF250R.
While there are few technological changes on the ATV models released, seven models will be available with a new color option.
In short, the 499cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Rubicon ($7,299) and Rubicon GPScape ($7,499) will be available in black as well as red, yellow and olive; the 397cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Rancher AT ($6,099) and Rancher AT GPScape ($6,299) will be available in black, red and olive; the 229cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Recon ($3,599) and Recon ES ($3,799) get a new blue color to join the red and olive schemes already available; and the 475cc four-stroke FourTrax Fourman ($6,399) will be available in yellow, joining the red and olive colors in the lineup.
Honda's two lesser-powered sport quads also receive a new color option. The 2006 TRX400EX ($5,899) and 300EX ($4,749) both will be available with black plastic in addition to traditional red. The 400 also gets reverse.
For more information, read the June 27 issue of Powersports Business or visit www.powersports.honda.com on the Internet.