Honda CB 500X, the third in a series of models based on the platform of CB 500, operates the most serious so far, and the design is based on models and crosstourer crossrunner ..
Fun bike CB 500X is the third model CB / CBR 500, with which Honda completes its new platform. Naked CB 500 F has sparked considerable interest among buyers, of course, primarily due to cost and low maintenance, but one of the most common criticisms of the media – a motorcycle is not sufficiently concrete and serious. Fun bike version it should correct because, as dimensions and looks, acts much more grown up.
Thanks to increased control sits up straighter, and the seat is positioned 25 mm more than the other two models. For this occasion used a new suspension travel, but also the newly formed seat that offers considerably more comfort. While the other two models are based on the speed 108/119 mm, ‘adventure’ version of the CB used for 20 mm larger stroke. In general, all modifications and differences in comparison to the other two models have been implemented in order to improve the comfort and convenience to a motorcycle safely could be used for long-haul.
Culture of parallel twin beds always impress. Quiet, smooth, quiet, linear, frugal – Honda has all competitors a lesson how it works properly! Ultimately, CB 500X is due to the volume and power and a fast motorcycle – 180 km / h on the instruments could match the declared 175 km / h. Although at this point the cursor speed is on the 9000 figure, his twin vibration held within negligible.
Brakes are also fully customized clientele that will use the bike, and this means that in the first place to efficiently and easy to use. Dosing is extremely accurate and easy intervals interrupting ABS are inconspicuous, and the effect at the end of course not absent. Not only the suspension travel and ergonomics adapted using CB 500 Xa, but also its scope. Fuel here is 17.2 liters, 1.6 liters more than the other two versions. With consumers spending on highway moving around 4 liters, achievements of more than 400 km for Honda allrounder are very real. Compared to the model 500 F, 500X operates more versatile – even the ABS standard equipment.
Liquid-cooled two-cylinder inline, double overhead camshaft with chain-driven, four valves per cylinder, classic crankcase, injection,
regulated catalytic converter, battery 12V / 9 Ah, multi-plate clutch in oil bath,
mechanically operated, six-speed, the drive chain O-ring, secondary transfer 41:15
Bore x stroke 67.0 x 66.8 mm
Volume of 471 cc
Power 48 hp (35 kW) at 8500 r / min
Torque 43 Nm at 7000 r / min
Frame and Suspension
Steel beams, classic fork diameter 41 mm, steel swingarm linkage monoshock with adjustable compression spring
Front 320 mm discs and four-piston caliper, rear disc diameter 240 mm with single piston caliper, ABS
Wheels 3:50 x 17 4:50 x 17
Tires 120/70 ZR 17, 160/60 ZR 17
Weight and dimensions
Wheelbase 1421 mm, steering head 63.5 degrees Trail 109 mm travel front / rear 128/139 mm, seat height 810 mm,
weight with all fluids, 195 kg, 185 kg permissible payload, fuel tank 17.3 liters
The colors white, black