FEATURES

CB500F ABS

CB500F ABS

PERFORMANCE

DOHC TWIN-CYLINDER ENGINE

Honda twins are famous for their versatility, and the CB500F’s engine is one of our best ever. With plenty of low-end horsepower and torque, this parallel-twin offers accessible performance across all RPM ranges.

PROGRAMMED FUEL INJECTION (PGM-FI)

The injectors on the CB500F are part of the reason the bike makes more power in the critical 3000-7000 RPM range. The bike’s PGM-FI continuously monitors several variables to ensure the correct fuel mixture is delivered for the existing riding and atmospheric conditions for crisp throttle response throughout a wide variety of riding conditions.

HANDLING

ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS)

ABS now comes standard on the CB500F, helping you make smoother, more controlled stops under less-than-ideal conditions.

CAST WHEELS

Strong and stylish, the CB500F’s Y-spoke cast-aluminum wheels are easy to keep clean, look great, and are another CB500F feature that just makes sense.

PRO-LINK® REAR SUSPENSION

A sophisticated chassis with Honda Pro-Link® rear suspension, nine-stage preload, 4.7 inches of travel and large-diameter shock give you a comfortable ride over small bumps, while capably absorbing bigger bumps to increase riding comfort and handling.

STEEL-TUBE FRAME

A motorcycle’s frame is the basis for its handling. Stronger and lighter, the CB500F’s diamond-shaped 35mm steel-tube mainframe ties to the engine with four mounts, offering a rock-solid foundation for a superior ride and handling.

ENGINEERING

SLIPPER ASSIST CLUTCH

The slipper/assist clutch lets us lighten up the clutch-lever effort by 45 percent, but automatically locks up tight when you release it.

DIGITAL INSTRUMENTATION

A modern, easy-to-read LCD screen features digital speedometer, tachometer and more, including a clock, odometer, trip meter, real-time and average fuel consumption meters and illuminated engine diagnostic indicators.

DISC BRAKES

The front 320mm disc brake and 240mm rear feature drilled, petal-style rotors that provide strong stopping power.

LED HEADLIGHT

The CB500F’s dual-lens LED headlight gives the front end a cutting-edge look and also projects plenty of light on the road for visibility.

SMOOTHER TRANSMISSION

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.

COMFORT

STEP SEAT

The CB500F offers a step seat with a low height. Perfect for around-town riding or out in the canyons, it also offers plenty of room for a passenger and is specially designed to fit a wide range of riders.

PASSENGER HANDHOLDS

Sturdy passenger handholds provide security for your passenger or tie-down points for smaller items.

STYLE

UNIQUE STYLE

Less is more when it comes to the CB500F. With its lean, progressive style, the CB500F is a motorcycle that looks great while still providing incredible value and performance. New Darkness Black Metallic paint this year keeps things looking fresh.

COMPACT EXHAUST

The CB500F’s exhaust system features a twin-outlet muffler and large-diameter pipes, for better power and an exhaust note you’ll love every time you ride.