Boon Siew Honda has introduced the 2017 CBR500R and CB500F with new exterior colors. The Honda 500 series exemplify Honda’s reputation in superior design and innovation, powerful performance and legendary durability and dependability. These machines are specially equipped with unique features and excellent value for money.
Both CBR500R and CB500F are powered by DOHC 471 cc liquid cooled parallel twin that provides an exemplary large bike experience. This purpose-built lightweight power plant uses a square bore and stroke of 67mm x 66.8mm has enhanced the delivers peak power of 37kW at 8,500 rpm and maximum torque reaching 44Nm at 7,000 rpm. Fuel tank capacity for CBR500R and CB500F had been improved to 16.7 liter since last release.
The 2017 CBR500R and CB500F built with a stylish shape LED head- and rear-light. They are also equipped with wave key as a mean to improve the security function. These features enable these bikes look more aggressive than ever, which include other features such as adjustable front fork, front-brake-lever with 5 lever adjustments and a sporty muffler design.
The new CBR500R and CB500F will be available in three colors: Lemon Ice Yellow (NEW), Millennium Red and Matt Gunpowder Black. Prices as follows CBR500R at RM 31,681.28 and RM 35,179.28 (ABS); CB500F at RM 31,363.28 and RM 34,861.28 (ABS).
Honda CBR500R/CB500F Specifications
Engine Type: 471cc Liquid-Cooled Parallel-Twin
Bore X Stroke(mm): 67.0mm x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
Max.Power: 37kW @ 8,500 rpm
Max.Torque: 44 Nm @ 7,000 rpm
Clutch Type: Wet Multiplate
Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
Dimensions(mm): 2,080 x 750 x 1,145 (CBR500R) 2,080 x 790 x 1,060 (CB500F)
Wheelbasw (mm): 1,410
Fuel Tank Capacity: 16.7
Suspension Type: Telescopic / Teleskopik Rear: Pro-Link / Prolink
Tyres Size: front: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) Rear: 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
Brakes Type: Hydraulic Disk Rear: Hydraulic Disk
Boon Siew Honda is a joint venture company between Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and Oriental Holdings, which began operations in September 2008 with the dual aims to consolidate motorcycle production and sales in Malaysia. The company strives to achieve higher customer satisfaction and efficiency. Prior to the emergence of the new company, Boon Siew was responsible for the manufacturing and wholesale business of Honda motorcycles in the country.