Standard equipment on every 2022 CBR500R, anti-lock brakes (ABS) help you make confident stops under less-than-ideal conditions.
An LCD screen features a digital speedometer and tachometer and more, including a clock, odometer, trip meter, real-time and average fuel consumption meters, and illuminated engine diagnostic indicators.
New for 2022, the CBR500R now features twin front disc brakes. The two 296mm discs are gripped by twin four-piston radial-mount calipers. Together with the 240mm rear disc brake, you get strong, predictable stopping power. The front-brake lever is also adjustable for a perfect fit.
The CBR500R sports a pair of powerful LED headlights. They’re small and light, throw out an amazing amount of illumination, and feature a stylish shape. The design also increases the engine’s intake airflow.
The slipper/assist clutch lets us lighten up the clutch-lever effort by 45 percent compared to previous systems, but automatically locks up tight when you release it.
Our engineers profiled the shift dogs in the transmission to help you get smoother shifts every time. You’ll never see these parts, but you’ll feel their effects.
For 2022, the CBR500R gets a new swingarm that’s over two pounds lighter than the previous generation's, but just as strong. It’s one of the reasons the entire Honda 500 family handles so well.