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So just a question about different models? My 2014 ownership lists my bike as NC750XS. From my reading here I am not sure what the differences are between models. Could anyone clarify this for me please. I’m thinking DCT dual clutch transmission but I also thought NC750X was different from a NC750S.
 

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The S model has shorter suspension travel, F & R, when compared to the X. And since we don't get the S here in the states, I'm not sure if it's available with DCT.
 

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I'm not a fan of adventure bike styling, (I only ride on dirt or gravel to get to the campsite) but I like the Frunk, the engine and the DCT. My focus is motorcycle camping.
The CTX doesn't have a Frunk and it has a smaller gas tank.
The"S" would push all the buttons for me. But I am in the USA

Comparing the S and the X (but not DCT) They seem to think the main difference is looks. Maybe the S is better for shorter/older? people.

 
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So just a question about different models? My 2014 ownership lists my bike as NC750XS. From my reading here I am not sure what the differences are between models. Could anyone clarify this for me please. I’m thinking DCT dual clutch transmission but I also thought NC750X was different from a NC750S.
I can't clarify but I can blather on without any facts.

I'm guessing you have an NC750x with a standard transmission? Hence the 's' after the 'x' At least that is my guess.

The NC750x is a slightly different bike than the NC750s as described by DirtFlier in his post above.
 

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In the 2014 model year Canada got two models, the NC750S and the NC750X. The NC750X has adventure bike styling including a small beak below the headlight. The beak sets both bikes visually apart. The S model is styled as a street standard motorcycle and has less plastic fairing components compared to the X but the frame, wheels, drive and running gear are almost identical.
 

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I can't clarify but I can blather on without any facts.

I'm guessing you have an NC750x with a standard transmission? Hence the 's' after the 'x' At least that is my guess.

The NC750x is a slightly different bike than the NC750s as described by DirtFlier in his post above.
Melensdad I think you nailed it. Mine is for sure the NC750X and the S is for standard. Thanks again
 

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Melensdad I think you nailed it. Mine is for sure the NC750X and the S is for standard. Thanks again
Every once in a while even a blind squirrels finds a nut.

And my statement was a guess, but it was an educated guess. On my insurance form my NC750x with DCT is referred to as a NC750xd. So I simply guessed that your NC750xs was referring to a 750x with a standard transmission. If I wasn't so lazy I'd go over to my vehicle title cabinet and look to see what my title says, but as I just paid my insurance bill I had the insurance card sitting on my desk.
 

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Every once in a while even a blind squirrels finds a nut.

And my statement was a guess, but it was an educated guess. On my insurance form my NC750x with DCT is referred to as a NC750xd. So I simply guessed that your NC750xs was referring to a 750x with a standard transmission. If I wasn't so lazy I'd go over to my vehicle title cabinet and look to see what my title says, but as I just paid my insurance bill I had the insurance card sitting on my desk.
 

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In the 2014 model year Canada got two models, the NC750S and the NC750X. The NC750X has adventure bike styling including a small beak below the headlight. The beak sets both bikes visually apart. The S model is styled as a street standard motorcycle and has less plastic fairing components compared to the X but the frame, wheels, drive and running gear are almost identical.
I guess I am a big fan of "less plastic." (that's why I have two standard GLs and not Interstates.)
But here in the USA, if you want a Frunk with DCT, you get an NCx.
I think the NCs's look much better than the CTX Folks complain about the "feet forward" cruiser seating on the CTX
 

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I ride regularly with two pals who have CTXs and whenever I'm leading and come to railroad tracks, I merely stand up without slowing much but they have to slow way down because there is no way to stand up with feet forward!

That old (2012) X vs S comparison from Nova Scotia repeated the fallacy that the NC engine is "half of a Honda Fit engine." If you compare the bore & stroke sizes and engine layout, it's untrue. And the Fit has a higher redline!
 

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I didn't bother to look, but is the CTX still in production? 2 years ago my local dealer was complaining that he couldn't sell them, at the time he had a 1 or 2 year old model on the floor at a big discount. Eventually it was sold and I've not seen a CTX on his floor since.
 

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I didn't bother to look, but is the CTX still in production? 2 years ago my local dealer was complaining that he couldn't sell them, at the time he had a 1 or 2 year old model on the floor at a big discount. Eventually it was sold and I've not seen a CTX on his floor since.
Neither the big CTX1300 nor the CTX700 are current Honda products. I guess that Honda styling exercise was a flop. It looked to me like the CTX styling was based off the DN-01 (which stood for Do Not Own One) which was also a flop.
 

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I didn't bother to look, but is the CTX still in production? 2 years ago my local dealer was complaining that he couldn't sell them, at the time he had a 1 or 2 year old model on the floor at a big discount. Eventually it was sold and I've not seen a CTX on his floor since.
2018 was the last year the CTX700 was made anywhere, Honda discontinued along with the VFR1200X and several other models.
 

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Neither the big CTX1300 nor the CTX700 are current Honda products. I guess that Honda styling exercise was a flop. It looked to me like the CTX styling was based off the DN-01 (which stood for Do Not Own One) which was also a flop.
I was looking at the NT700 V. I'd really prefer a shaft drive. I wish they still made them, but in a naked version (Ala Honda NT650 ) with DCT.

nt700.jpg
 
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