2016 Honda CB500X

2016 Honda CB500X
MSRP $6,499

The 2016 Honda CB500X, utilizes a 471cc liquid-cooled Parallel Twin engine, gets revised styling for a more aggressive look along with a taller windscreen for better wind protection. There’s new LED headlights and taillights and an updated muffler design as well. It has been given a larger capacity fuel tank for longer rides.  The bike comes with an adjustable fork preload and an adjustable front brake lever. It also has an updated gearbox and revised rear shock settings. There are two versions available, with or without ABS. The 2016 Honda CB500X without ABS will be available in Matte Black Metallic at a price of $6499 and the ABS version will come in Matte Brown Metallic (shown above) and be had for a price of $6799.

2016 Honda CB500X

2016 Honda CB500X

2016 Honda NC700X & CB500X First Look

Honda unveiled two updated machines for 2016 during the Tokyo Motor Show, to the NC700X and CB500X.

Specifications
Year2016
ManufacturerHonda
ModelCB500X
Engine TypeParallel Twin
Engine Displacement471cc
Bore Stroke67 mm x 66.8 mm
CoolingLiquid-Cooled
Compression Ratio10.7:1
Fuel SystemPGM-FI with 34 mm throttle bodies
IgnitionComputer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed
Final DriveO-ring-sealed chain
Rake Trail26.5° / 4.25 in.
Seat Height31.8 in.
Wheelbase55.9 in.
Front Suspension41 mm fork; 5.5 in. travel
Rear SuspensionPro-Link single shock with nine-position spring preload adjustability; 4.7 in. travel
Front BrakeTwin-piston caliper with single 320 mm wave disc
Rear BrakeSingle caliper 240 mm wave disc
Front Tire120/70-17 radial
Rear Tire160/60-17 radial
Fuel Capacity4.6 gal.
Dry Weight427.6 lbs. (Wet)
MSRP6499