Honda Unveils First 2001 Street Motorcycles
7 June 2000
Torrance, CA - American Honda is please to announce the immediate availability of the first street motorcycles and scooter models in the 2001 lineup. Three of Honda's best-selling cruisers are back for 2001: the Shadow American Classic Edition (ACE) 750 Deluxe; the Shadow VLX and VLX Deluxe; and the ever-popular Rebel. Also back for 2001 is Honda's largest scooter, the Helix. You'll immediately notice that the speedometer on the Shadow ACE 750 Deluxe (VT750CD) is now set into the front of the fuel tank, complimenting its classic retro styling. New two-tone colors for 2001 are Pearl Dark Blue/ Metallic Silver, Metallic Silver / Pearl White, and Pearl Dark Red/Pearl White. Manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) is $6199.00 for the two-tone colors. Classic Black is also available with an MSRP of $5999.00. Two new solid colors grace the Shadow VLX Deluxe (VT600CD) for 2001 - Pearl DarkRed and Pearl Blue. Classic Black is available for both the standard VLX (VT600C) and the Deluxe model. MSRP will be $4999.00 for the standard Shadow VLX and $5299.00 for the Deluxe versions. The Honda Rebel (CMX250C) will be available in Pearl Blue and Black, with an MSRP of $2999.00. The Rebel remains one of Honda's best-selling models, with retail sales in excess of 75,000 since its introduction in 1985. Honda's popular scooter, the Helix (CN250) will also be available immediately. For 2001, the Helix is available in Black with an MSRP of $4999.00.