Just a week after announcing the 450SS sportbike was coming to the U.S., CFMOTO adds another adventure bike to its lineup for 2023. The CFMOTO Ibex 800 S will be available for $9,499, while the slightly more adventure-ready Ibex 800 T trim comes in at $10,499.
The Ibex 800 is powered by a 799cc DOHC Parallel-Twin with a 75° offset crankshaft that is heavily based on KTM’s 790 engine. CFMOTO claims 94 hp at 9,000 rpm and 56.8 lb-ft. at 7,500 rpm.
The Bosch electronic fuel injection system offers two ride modes: Sport and Rain. Cruise control and cornering ABS come as standard, with a 7-inch TFT full color display as the interface. The screen is also Bluetooth enabled, allowing connections to smartphones for navigation.
J.Juan provides the brakes, with dual radial mount four-piston calipers and 320 mm discs up front, and a two-piston floating caliper with 260 mm disc at the rear. KYB supplies an inverted fork and single rear shock.
The Ibex 800 S comes equipped with aluminum alloy wheels, while the Ibex 800 T uses tubeless wire-spoke wheels. Both versions use an 19-inch front wheel and a 17-inch rear wheel. The T model also adds a steering damper tuned for off-road riding, an aluminum skidplate, a center stand, a quickshifter, hand guards, and heated grips and seat. The Ibex 800 T also comes standard with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
Protection bars, fog lights, luggage mounts, and an adjustable windscreen come standard for both models.
The 2023 Ibex 800 T comes in Twilight Black while the S model comes in either Twilight Black or Nebular Blue.
2023 CFMOTO Ibex 800 S and Ibex 800 T Specifications
Ibex 800 S: $9,499
Ibex 800 T: $10,499
2-cylinder in line, liquid-cooled, 8 valves, DOHC
Bore x Stroke
88mm x 65.7mm
94 hp at 9000 rpm (claimed)
56.8 lb-ft. at 7500 rpm (claimed)
6-speed, wet multi disc, CF-SC slipper clutch
KYB upside down telescopic fork, preload, rebound & compression adjustable
KYB single shock, preload & rebound adjustable
J. Juan 320mm dual disc, radial mount 4-piston caliper
J. Juan 260mm single disc, 2-piston floating caliper
Standard ABS and cornering ABS
19 inch aluminum alloy (tubeless wire spoke for the Ibex 800 T)
17 inch aluminum alloy (tubeless wire spoke for the Ibex 800 T)
509 pounds (claimed)
Ibex 800 S: LED headlights, taillights, signal lights and fog lights; 7″ TFT display with Bluetooth and CFMOTO Ride App connectivity, electronic throttle, sport and rain ride modes, cruise control, adjustable windscreen, USB port, and 12-volt DC
Ibex 800 T: Same as the S, but adds heated grips, heated seat, quickshifter, skidplate, tubeless rims and a tire pressure monitoring system.
Ibex 800 S: Nebula Black, Twilight Blue
Ibex 800 T: Twilight Blue
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