Honda CB500F

  • Honda’s CB500 range gets an update for 2021. Euro 5 compliant, A2-licence CB500X, CB500F and CBR500R revealed.

    Honda’s CB500 range gets an update for 2021. Euro 5 compliant, A2-licence CB500X, CB500F and CBR500R revealed.

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    Honda’s just revealed its new range of Euro 5 compliant 500s; the CB500X, the CB500F and the CBR500R. We’re going to be hearing a lot about Euro 5 over the coming months. Some manufacturers have been ahead of the curve, releasing compliant bikes last year – but for 2021 they’ve got no choice. That’s why…

  • EICMA 2018: Honda’s CB500F gets aggressive new looks, CB500X is re-styled with a 19 inch front wheel, CB500R goes more racey and gets slipper clutch. Phew

    EICMA 2018: Honda’s CB500F gets aggressive new looks, CB500X is re-styled with a 19 inch front wheel, CB500R goes more racey and gets slipper clutch. Phew

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    Honda’s A2-compatible naked has been given an aggressive look and new tapered handlebars. Its twin-cylinder engine now has more (claimed) low-to-mid range power and torque and is also kitted out with an assist & slipper clutch. New LCD instruments and LED indicators round out the updates for 2019. The bike’s new LCD instruments feature a…

  • First Ride: Honda CMX500 Rebel

    First Ride: Honda CMX500 Rebel

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    Reviving the Rebel: Honda’s iconic smaller capacity cruiser Honda’s new, novice-friendly middleweight cruiser, the CMX500 Rebel, joins the popular CBR500F sportster, CB500F roadster and CB500X adventure styled bike in Honda’s entry level family of easy-going 500cc twins. They’ve all been designed around the same 47bhp 471cc parallel twin engine and tubular steel frame – but…

  • Honda’s CB500F special is the sweetest bolt-on bitsa special we’ve seen yet. Cafe Racer goes modern in a cool way

    Honda’s CB500F special is the sweetest bolt-on bitsa special we’ve seen yet. Cafe Racer goes modern in a cool way

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    Honda’s CB500F special is the sweetest bolt-on bitsa special we’ve seen yet. Cafe Racer goes modern in a cool way. Honda had a couple of interesting specials (they’re not really specials, much more tweaked new models put out to gauge public reaction) – and the sweetest of them at the Indonesian show was this CB500F.…

  • Honda CBR500R and CB500F world launch review

    Honda CBR500R and CB500F world launch review

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    Honda CBR500R and CB500F world launch review Tested by: Mikko Nieminen Engine: 471cc liquid-cooled, parallel twin Power: 47bhp at 8500rpm Torque: 43Nm at 7000rpm Price: CBR500R £5,599 / CB500F £5,099 The A2 licence category is a veritable minefield for bike manufacturers in many ways. Any machine that wants to succeed here must be easy for…

  • Honda’s ‘other’ concept CB500F breaks cover in Bangkok

    Honda’s ‘other’ concept CB500F breaks cover in Bangkok

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    Honda has shown this concept Scrambler at the Bangkok Motor Show. We’ve seen similar-looking concepts from Honda over the past few weeks but this is a tweaked update on those. There’s no information on it from the show directly, so what we show you with this punter’s pic is pretty much what we know. The…

  • Honda world launch 2016, the 500s middleweights revealed

    Honda world launch 2016, the 500s middleweights revealed

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    Honda has launched a range of motorcycles in Milan at the EICMA event including the naked CB500F, the CBR500R and the CB500X. Upgrades across the middleweight range include LED lights, adjustable pre-load on the front suspension, adjustable brake levers and larger fuel tanks with a new, hinged fuel cap and something called ‘wave’ style ignition…

  • SCOOP: Pictures of the new 2016 Honda CB500F, NC750S and Integra

    SCOOP: Pictures of the new 2016 Honda CB500F, NC750S and Integra

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    Honda has just announced updates for three of its mid-sized commuter models. We have been sent the latest pictures of the new bikes and a few words from Honda describing the updates: The CB500F street bike is given a hard-edged makeover for 2016, adding further desirability to its punchy all-round performance. Upgrades include: A new…

  • New Repsol colours and more for 2015 Honda motorcycle range

    New Repsol colours and more for 2015 Honda motorcycle range

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    With other manufacturers launching a host of new bikes this year, it’s a shame to see nothing really ground-breaking (and in production) from Honda. However, we are pretty chuffed to see the Respol paint scheme (announced in November), not just on the Fireblade, but on scooters too. Here’s the full lineup of 2015’s colours… MotoGP Champions…

  • New Honda CB125F | 2015 new motorcycles

    New Honda CB125F | 2015 new motorcycles

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    Honda has just announced a new machine – the Honda CB125F. Here’s what the press release had to say… An entry-level 125cc motorcycle has to be a multi-faceted machine. To some it represents the most economical way of getting from A to B, both in terms of initial affordability and running costs. To these riders…

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