2013 Honda CB500X

2013 Honda CB500X
MSRP $6,299

The Honda CB500X has a DOHC, 8-valve two-cylinder engine that produces a broad power spread that is fun yet economical. Honda’s Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) monitors several variables to ensure correct fueling for any riding situation. It comes with a lightweight 17 inch cast aluminum wheels that provide a quick response, and an ABS-optional 320 mm wave-style front disc brake and 240 mm rear brake to slow the Honda CB500F down.

Engine TypeParallel twin cylinder, DOHC, Four valves pre cylinder
Engine Displacement500cc
Bore Stroke67 mm x 66.8 mm
Compression Ratio10.7:1
Fuel SystemPGM-FI with 34 mm throttle bodies
IgnitionComputer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveO-ring-sealed chain
Rake Trail26.5° / 4.29 in.
Seat Height31.9 in.
Wheelbase55.9 in.
Front Suspension41 mm fork; 5.5 inches travel
Rear SuspensionPro-Link single shock with nine-position spring preload adjustability; 4.7 inch travel
Front BrakeTwin-piston caliper with single 320 mm wave disc
Rear BrakeSingle caliper 240 mm wave disc
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire160/60R-17
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight430 lbs.

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