Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) or Honda 2 Wheelers as it is known, has
introduced the Honda CB500X motorcycle.
The parallel twin compact adventurer from Honda will make its way to the
Indian market through CKD route and will be available at Rs 6,87,386 (ex
CB500X will be available in two colour options - Grand Prix Red and Matte
Gunpowder Black Metallic.
style cues from the legendary Africa Twin, the new CB500X blends rugged lines
with an aggressive stance. It has full
LED lighting – including both headlamp and tail lamp, besides compact signal
indicators and clear screen tail lamp.
diamond-shaped steel-tube mainframe ties to the engine with four mounts. It has
181mm ground clearance. The heavier part of the motorcycle is closer to the
center of gravity and the motorcycle engine is in close proximity to the swing
arm pivot point.
long-stroke 41mm front suspension enhances the riding dynamics of the
motorcycle. The motorcycle comes with Honda Pro-Link rear suspension with
9-stage spring preload adjustment. The shock absorber features large-diameter
internals. It also has a tall windscreen.
CB500X a perfect companion on every terrain are the strong yet lightweight
multi-spoke cast-aluminum wheels (19-inch front and 17-inch rear). The CB500X
seat offers an open, unrestricted riding position that is perfect for both
touring and daily commuting. Stop at traffic lights or in parking lots with
ease through narrow seat shoulders and 830mm seat height that make it easier to
put feet down.
CB500X comes equipped with the smart ESS (Emergency Stop Signal) technology
that detects sudden braking and automatically activates the front and rear
hazard lights, which flash to warn nearby vehicles.
CB500X features Honda Ignition Security System (HISS) theft deterrent,
reinforced handlebar lock structures, and strengthened key cylinders.
negative display LCD meter provides good visibility. The advanced information
displayed like Gear Position Indicator, Engine Temperature Indicator, ABS
indicator keep the rider updated in any given riding environment.
employs Dual Channel ABS. In front it has 310mm and in the rear 240mm drilled
petal-style disc brakes. The 8-valve liquid-cooled parallel twin cylinder
engine delivers max power of 35kw@8500rpm and max torque of 43.2Nm@6500rpm. Usable
power and torque offered across the range makes CB500X a perfect motorcycle for
city riding as well as a powerful machine for the rough terrain.
the youngest member of adventure bike family, the CB500X features
Assist/Slipper Clutch, which eases upshifts and manages rear wheel lock-up on
hard down shifts while deceleration. The engine is mated with a slick 6-speed
upswept exhaust brings upon the adventure side of the motorcycle and helps
going through rough and water filled trail rides. The muffler internal chamber
has been engineered for efficiency and tuned to add a crisp grunty exhaust note
to the riding experience.
are open at Honda’s premium big bike dealerships – BigWing Topline & BigWing