2008 Honda Rebel Features & Benefits

Comfortable, durable and stylish, the Rebel may be the perfect entry level streetbike for a trip across town or even long-distance adventures.

New for 2008

  • New Silver Metallic color joins classic Black.

Engine/Drivetrain

  • Proven twin-cylinder 234cc SOHC four-stroke engine is smooth, quiet, economical and easy to maintain.
  • Screw-type valve adjusters simplify maintenance.
  • Constant-velocity (CV) carburetor gives excellent throttle response.
  • Easy-shifting five-speed transmission.
  • Maintenance-free automatic cam-chain tensioner.
  • Radically styled twin-muffler exhaust system.
  • Maintenance-free, solid-state CD ignition.

Chassis/Suspension

  • Semi-double-cradle frame allows a long wheelbase and extremely low seat height.
  • Hydraulic front fork with dual Syntallic bushings.
  • Dual rear shocks feature five-position spring preload adjustment.
  • Rectangular-section swingarm.
  • Front disc brake with twin-piston caliper.
  • Wide 15-inch rear tire.
  • Spoke-type wheels with chrome rims.
  • O-ring-sealed chain for increased durability.
  • Low seat height of only 26.6 inches.
  • Pullback handlebar.
  • 2.6-gallon teardrop fuel tank.
  • Two-piece custom-styled seat.

Additional Features

  • Custom-styled, chrome-plated headlight case.
  • Stylish, chrome-plated taillight housing.
  • Simple, straightforward instrumentation.
  • Chrome-plated turn-signal housings.
  • Maintenance-free battery.
  • Push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
  • Key-operated steering lock for added security.
  • Easy-to-use helmet lock.
  • Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
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