INTRODUCING THE CBR500RA
IDEAL LAMS PACKAGE
The 2016 CBR500R is ready for action with an assertive forward stance, the CBR500R is armed with a host of comprehensive upgrades on top of a significant redesign. The CBR500R’s performance will give anyone looking for their first sportsbike an exhilarating ride on a twisty, winding road – or even race track. It works equally well in urban environments and is a motorcycle designed to be ridden, and thoroughly enjoyed, by people of all shapes and sizes.
500cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin DOHC engine is thoroughly modern in design and produces a broad power spread for enjoyable and economical riding.
Perfect for learner riders, the CBR500R is LAMS approved. The 2016 CBR500R is available in Australia in Millennium Red, Pearl Metalloid White, Black/Candy Energy Orange,Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic
Sportbike riding position keeps the rider balanced in a dynamic seating stance that’s comfortable and efficient.
Diamond-shaped 35mm steel tube frame is lightweight and rigid for responsive sport handling. Stout 41mm front fork returns a plush yet controlled ride while sophisticated Pro-Link single-shock rear suspension offers nine-stage spring preload adjustability.
ABS as standard for enhanced braking characteristics in less than ideal conditions.
ENGINE & PERFORMANCE
Four-valve cylinder head design uses lightweight rocker-arm valve actuation with shim-type valve adjustment.
Programmed Fuel Injection (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.
Engine counterbalancer and 180-degree crankpin reduce engine vibration for superior rider comfort. Preloaded, scissors-type gears for the primary drive.
Click here to find out more via Honda’s dedicated 500cc site
|ENGINE TYPE||471cc Liquid-Cooled, parallel twin|
|BORE AND STROKE||67mm x 66.8mm|
|COMPRESSION RATIO||10.7 : 1|
|DIMENSIONS||2080mm x 750mm x 1145mm|
|FUEL CAPACITY||16.7 litres|
|FRONT||120/70ZR – 17M/C|
|REAR||160/60ZR – 17M/C|
|FRONT||Conventional Telescopic, 41mm|
|REAR||Prolink mono with 9 stage Preload adjuster, steel square pipe swingarm|
|FRONT||Single Wavy Disc, 320mm, 2 POT calliper (ABS)|
|REAR||Single Wavy Disc, 240mm, 1 POT calliper (ABS)|
|COLOUR||Millennium Red, Pearl Metalloid White, Black/Candy Energy Orange,Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic|
|WARRANTY PERIOD||24 Months|
|IMAGES||Please note images show overseas models|