2018 Honda CBR500R and CB500F/X motorcycles announced

Counting down to the New Year, Boon Siew Honda has introduced the new CBR500R, CB500F and CB500X motorcycles. The 2018 CB line-up comes with new colors and stripes, and is updated with a sporty, aggressive and adventure new look.

The CBR500R, CB500F and CB500X have found popularity among owners because of its manageable size for riding in and around town, and sports performance out on the open, twisty roads. For the 2018 version, it maintains its compact form, but gives it a unique and hard-edged look. Honda aimed to provide cool and attractive outlook for CB500 series. However, upgraded outlook of CB500 series is based on its design concept, which CBR500R: ‘Aggressive Speed Shape’, CB500F: ‘Mechanical & Aggressive’ and CB500X: ‘Feel the Adventure form’.

While its 471cc DOHC engine (producing 35kW and returning 29.4km/liter) and steel diamond-tube frame remained unchanged for 2017, CBR500R, CB500F, CB500X was redrawn with aggressive and flowing new lines front to back. The styling integrated fluidly to create an aerodynamic form ready to carve cleanly through the air; an LED headlight and taillight also added a premium feel. A range of dynamic new colors added further to the visual appeal.

According to Boon Siew Honda’s Deputy Chairman & Deputy CEO, Tan Hui Jing, “2018 will be the turning point for Honda Big Bike in Malaysia; which Honda BigWing sets to open in the 4 main cities: Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Johor. We are aiming to introduce the most exciting models to the country, and release this latest CBR500R, CB500F and CB500X is just the starting point.”

Honda CBR500R and CB500F/X color options and prices

The new CBR500R comes with these new colors (Pearl Metalloid White, Grand Prix Red and Graphite Black) at standard listed price of RM31,681.28 and RM35,179.28 (ABS). The CB500F is offered in Force Silver Metallic, Candy Chromosphere Red and Candy Caribbean Blue Sea at RM31,363.28 and RM34,861.28 (ABS). The CB500X comes in either Force Silver Metallic, Candy Chromosphere Red or Mat Gunpowder Black Metallic at RM31,893.28 and RM35,391.28 (ABS). All prices include GST but exclude road tax, insurance and registration. The model comes with two years or 20,000km manufacturing warranty (whichever comes first).

For more information on new CBR500R, CB500Fand CB500X, call the Toll-Free line at 1800-88-3993.

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