2009 Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon 500

2009 Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon 500
MSRP $7,499

Rugged performance, sophisticated engineering—that’s the Rubicon, through and through. It delivers the perfect combination of tough, torquey power from its longitudinal 499cc engine, and smooth, ready-when-you-are acceleration from its exclusive Hondamatic transmission.

ModelFourTrax Foreman Rubicon 500
Engine TypeOHV dry-sump longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke
Engine Displacement499cc
Bore Stroke92.0mm x 75.0mm
Compression RatioNA
Fuel SystemNA
IgnitionCD with electronic advance
Starting SystemElectric with auxiliary recoil
TransmissionFully automatic hydromechanical, continuously variable with electronic controls
Final DriveDirect front and rear driveshafts with torque-sensitive front differential
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height33.9 inches
Wheelbase50.6 inches
Front SuspensionIndependent double-wishbone; 6.7-inch travel
Rear SuspensionSwingarm with dual shock absorbers; 6.7-inch travel
Front Brake180.0mm front discs with single-piston calipers
Rear BrakeSealed mechanical drum
Front Tire25x8-12
Rear Tire25x10-12
Fuel Capacity4.1 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve
Dry Weight633 pounds