Honda CBR500R

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Honda CBR500R (2013-2015)

The budget sports motorcycle model Honda CBR500R appeared in 2013 in parallel with two other models built on a single base - Honda CB500F and Honda CB500X. All three models share a common platform, including the engine, and differ only in design, ergonomics and suspension settings. In all other respects, these are almost identical motorcycles.


The appearance of the Honda CBR 500R was driven by Honda's desire to offer the market a budget model with a sporty appearance, ideal for novice drivers with a category of A2 (according to European classification) rights. Well, for those who prefer other classes of motorcycles, you can choose another - for example, in the "naked" style ( CB500F) or the currently popular "tourist enduro" ( CB500X).

The basis of the Honda CBR500R was taken from an in-line 2-cylinder liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 471 cc, producing up to 48 hp. power and 43 Nm of torque. This motor unchanged goes to the entire new CB500 model line. A retuned version of this engine is put on Honda Rebel 500.

Of the features of the Honda CBR500R, a steel frame, disc brakes (there are versions with ABS), simple suspensions in the form of a conventional telescopic fork at the front and a monoshock at the rear, a second power injection system, a 6-speed gearbox and up to 195 kg of curb weight should be distinguished.

In 2016, the Honda CBR500R model underwent restyling, receiving an updated appearance and several technical changes: the fuel tank increased from 15.7 to 16.7 liters, the front fork received preload adjustment, the rear shock absorber slightly changed its characteristics, the brake and clutch levers were adjusted. , the motorcycle was now equipped with LED optics.

Currently, the Honda CBR500R model is manufactured in Thailand and sold in many countries around the world - in the European, Asian, American and other markets.



Specifications Honda CBR500R:

Model Honda CBR500R
Motorcycle type sports
Release year 2013+
Frame steel diagonal
Engine type 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line
Working volume 471 cm³
Bore / stroke 67.0 x 66.8mm
Compression ratio 10.7: 1
Cooling liquid
Number of valves per cylinder DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply system injector, PGM-Fi
Ignition type fully transistor
Maximum power 47.6 hp (35.0 kW) at 8500 rpm
Maximum torque 43.0 Nm (4.4 kgm) at 7000 rpm
Gearbox 6-speed
Drive type chain
Front tire size 120 / 70ZR17 M / C (58W)
Rear tire size 160 / 60ZR17 M / C (69W)
Front brakes 1 disc 320mm, 2-piston caliper (CBR500RA - ABS)
Rear brakes 1 disc 240mm, 1-piston caliper (CBR500RA - ABS)
Front suspension 41mm Telescopic Fork (Fixed), 120mm Travel - CBR500R (2013-2015)

41mm Telescopic Fork (Preload Adjustable), 120mm Travel - CBR500R (2016+)

Rear suspension linkage Pro-Link with monoshock (adjustable preload), stroke - 119 mm
Length 2075mm - CBR500R (2013-2015)

2080 mm - CBR500R (2016+)

Width 740mm - CBR500R (2013-2015)

750 mm - CBR500R (2016+)

Height 1145 mm
Wheelbase 1410 mm
Minimum ground clearance 140 mm
Saddle height 785 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h 6.0 sec
Maximum speed 175 km / h
Fuel tank capacity 15.7 L - CBR500R (2013-2015)

16.7 L - CBR500R (2016+)

Motorcycle weight (curb) 192 kg - CBR500R (2013-2015)

194 kg - CBR500RA (2013-2015), CBR500R (2016+)

195 kg - CBR500RA (2016+)

Fuel consumption

The officially declared fuel consumption of the Honda CBR500R is 3.5 liters per 100 kilometers. The exact value depends on the riding style.