2016 Honda CBR 500R

The 2016 Honda CBR 500R is one of Japanese sport bike makers from the middleweight category. The bike is a perfect example of what middleweight sport bikes should be; a feature that makes it popular in its class. It has a fantastic bodywork, plenty of sophisticated features, powerful engine and an excellent performance. The 2016 Honda CBR 500R is a great street machine that ought to be an excellent choice for both riders who need move up a displacement and other classes of people looking for light machines with excellent performances.

 2016 Honda CBR 500R front

2016 Honda CBR 500R Interior and Exterior

With a sport fairing appearance, the bike looks just like other sport bikes featuring a small front mask together with mid-sized windscreen. In addition, it has 55 watt halogen headlamps and multifaceted reflectors that give the bike both a unique look and greater visibility. Its stainless steel exhaust tip is under the same angle as that of the rear bumper which makes it rather symmetric. It also has 17-inch aluminum cast wheels house (129/70 front and 160/60 rear tire) which are exactly 55.5” apart. Its 44mm fork up front travels as much as 4.3” while the pro-link shock out back travels 4.7”

Seats positioned at 30.9 inches from the ground guarantee comfort to the users. Just like other Honda`s models, it is equipped with a full LCD screen that features trip meter, clock, illuminated engine diagnostic indicators, odometer, real time and average time fuel consumption meters. Its rear shock offers nine-stage preload of spring adjustability for a complete ride over both small and bigger bumps. The instrumentation is relatively advance with a digital bar graph tachometer and speedometer.

2016 Honda CBR 500R side

The 2016 Honda CBR 500R engine and performance

The engine is usually the main thing about every bike. The bike`s engine is powered with 471 cc twin parallel liquid cooled engine that gives enough power for almost everyone. Its riding is smooth and the response is excellent in every rpm range. Just like other Honda bikes, it offers a flat torque curve for the constant power output without any lags; a feature that makes it easy to handle and pleasant for ride. Thanks to Honda`s programmed fuel injection and great short-shifting 6-speed transmission, the 2016 Honda CBR 500R rides very smooth and is capable for almost all styles of ride. I weighs about 429 pounds with a full tank of gas that is in par with its class. Fuel capacity is a 4.2 gallons while the estimated average fuel consumption is around 70 mpg.

2016 Honda CBR 500R Price and release date

The 2016 Honda CBR 500R is not only an excellent sports bike but also has a perfect balance between price, quality and performance. The bike will be released in autumn 2015 as a 2016 model. The bike will be available for around $7 000.

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