The fully-faired model in the trio of CB500 models. A middleweight sportbike that features the line’s fuel-injected 500cc parallel-twin DOHC engine, 41mm fork, 17 in. wheels, and disc brakes, front and rear. ABS is available as an option. Honda says this model is aimed at those riders moving up from the CBR250R or even experienced riders looking for something lightweight, nimble and user-friendly. The standard model comes in black, pearl white/blue/red or red at $5,999. ABS version comes in red for $6,499.
The naked version of the CB500 line that includes all the features of the CBR, but has a more neutral, upright riding position. The standard model comes in black or pearl white at an MSRP of $5,499. With ABS, it’s $5,999.
This is the CB500 in adventure-style kit. The X gets a compact windscreen, wide, upright handlebars, a large-capacity fuel tank and a 41mm front fork with 4.9 in. of travel. Honda promises a wide selection of accessories to help customers outfit their ride. Available in matte black metallic in standard and ABS models. Prices were not available during the press unveiling.
Honda’s popular 600cc supersport is back with MotoGP-inspired body work that the OEM says is a product of race-tested aerodynamic design. The RR also gets a new 41mm Big Piston Fork. The standard model is available in red, Repsol Edition or white/blue/red. The ABS version comes in red only. Prices were not yet available during the press unveiling.