Boon Siew Honda has introduced the 2017 Honda CB500X equipped with new muffler and colors. The 2017 CB500XA has been equipped with the new muffler casing and available in three new colors: Asteroid Black Metallic, Candy Rosy Red, and Pearl Horizon White (New for CB500XA).
Honda CB500XA is powered by DOHC 471cc, liquid cooled parallel twin and six speeds that provides an excellent big bike experience. The ‘triangle’ proportion of crankshaft, main shaft and countershaft is very similar to that of Honda’s four-cylinder RR engines and much of the internal structure and engineering is taken directly from both the CBR600RR and CBR1000RR.
This purpose-built lightweight power plant uses a square bore and stroke of 67mm x 66.8mm has enhanced the delivers superb peak power of 37kW at 8,500 rpm and maximum torque reaching 44Nm at 7,000 rpm. Bore size of 67 mm is identical to that of the CBR600RR. The piston shape is based upon those used in the CBR1000RR to reduce piston ‘noise’ at high rpm. On top of the LED head and tail lamp, it also carries 17.5 liter big fuel tank that enable the riders go further than ever.
The new CB500X range will be available in Honda Impian showrooms from 9 August and the recommended showrooms price starts from RM 31,893.28 (CB500X – Standard Type) to RM 35,391.28 (CB500XA – ABS Type). Prices include GST but exclude road tax, insurance and registration. The model comes with two years or 20,000km manufacturing warranty (whichever comes first).
Specifications of 2017 CB500XA
Engine Type: 471cc Liquid-Cooled Parallel Twin DOHC
Bore X Stroke(mm): 67mm x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
Max.Power: 37kW @ 8,500 rpm
Max.Torque: 44Nm @ 7,000 rpm
Clutch Type: Wet Multiplate
Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
Dimensions(mm): 2,095 x 830 x 1,390
Curb Weight(kg): 192kg (Std)’/194kg (ABS)
Fuel Tank Capacity(ℓ): 17.5Liter
Suspension Type: Telescopic
Tyres Size (Front:Rear): 120/70ZR17M/C (58W): Rear: 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
About Boon Siew Honda
Boon Siew Honda Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company between Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and Oriental Holdings Bhd, began operations in September 2008 with the dual aims to consolidate motorcycle production and sales in Malaysia and to achieve higher customer satisfaction and efficiency. Prior to the emergence of the new company, Boon Siew Sdn. Bhd. was responsible for the manufacturing and wholesale business of Honda motorcycle products in Malaysia. While envisioning collaboration with other Honda companies in worldwide, Boon Siew Honda Sdn. Bhd. will strengthen its competitiveness and strive to provide products and services, exceeding the customers’ expectation.