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Honda NM4 Vultus sees changes made for 2016

A number of colour options will be available from Honda for 2016
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by Joe Jeffrey

Honda NM4 Vultus reimagined (slightly) for 2016, but will it increase sales?

Honda has announced a couple of changes to the rather overlooked NM4 Vultus, including new cylindrical silencer and a whole host of colour schemes for 2016 - well, in Japan anyway.

First up, the heads at Honda have announced that the rather ugly exhaust, previously seen on the older NM4 Vultus, will be replaced in line with the strangely designed model's additional design cues.

The revised NM4 Vultus will also be offered in a total of 13 colour schemes, including the standard black or white options.

The 2016 NM4 Vultus will come with a 670cc parallel-twin, eight-valve, liquid-cooled PGM-FI engine derived from the rest of Honda's range of super-scooters such as the Integra and CT series, as well as an automatic six-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT). As far as scooters go, it's also rather robust, featuring a wet weight of 255kg, despite the 11-litre fuel tank not exactly providing a hell of a lot of range between journeys. ABS and Honda's combined braking system will come as standard.

Despite never really taking off in any other region apart from Japan - and perhaps for good reason - Honda are certainly attempting to squeeze as many sales out of the Vultus as possible by offering a varied number of colour schemes to the discerning biker, similar to what car manufacturers have done for years. Whether this pays off, however, remains to be seen - but we're not exactly going to put our house on it.

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