2013 Honda CBR500R Preview

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When Honda the CBR250R stateside in 2011, the motorcycle immediately caused a in the entry-level sportbike scene.

the arrival of the CBR250R. Kawasaki was the leader of this segment, its Ninja 250, available 1986, was the only entry-level available stateside. But Honda pressure, and Kawasaki had to react.

And happened with the unveiling of the Ninja 300 in early September.

Now war may be brewing. Ahead of the EICMA in Honda has unveiled another that will cause a in the entry-level sportbike scene – the Honda says the bike is for riders that are moving up the CBR250R as well as “more riders who will appreciate the light and nimble handling.”

But it’s clear that is also filling a void by the discontinuation of the Ninja 500 (1987-2009). And it be tough for others to fight considering the technology offered on the CBR500R, and it’s sub-$6,000 tag (without ABS).

The 2013 CBR500 R is powered by an all-new, 500cc parallel-twin DOHC that features Programmed Injection (PGM-FI) and a counterbalancer. The which is hooked to a six-speed will also be used to two other new 2013 models – the CB500F and the adventure CB500X.

The features a steel-tube frame, a 41mm front fork and a single shock with spring preload adjustability out Stopping the 2013 CBR 500 R, which on 17-inch rims, is a single disc squeezed by a twin-piston up front, and a single 240mm out back squeezed by a single-piston

The bike is also available ABS, which only four pounds to the standard’s of 425 lbs.

Taking styling from the CBR600RR and the CBR1000RR, the features a full fairing the bodywork providing “significant in air management for added rider along with a low drag and effective engine cooling.”

says the CBR500R will be in April 2013. Following are the specs, color options and for the 2013 Honda CBR500R.

Honda CBR 500 R Highlights:

Sportbike position keeps the rider in a dynamic seating stance comfortable and efficient.

All-new 500cc liquid-cooled DOHC engine is thoroughly in design and produces a broad spread for enjoyable and economical

Four-valve cylinder head uses lightweight rocker-arm actuation with shim-type adjustment.

Programmed Fuel (PGM-FI) continuously monitors variables to ensure the correct mixture is delivered for the existing and atmospheric conditions for crisp response throughout a wide of riding conditions.

Engine and 180-degree crankpin reduce vibration for superior rider

Preloaded, scissors-type gears for the drive and engine counterbalancer help reduce engine

Diamond-shaped 35mm steel frame is lightweight and rigid for sport handling.

Stout front fork with 4.3 of travel returns a plush yet ride.

Sophisticated Pro-Link single-shock suspension offers nine-stage preload adjustability and 4.7 inches of travel.

Lightweight cast wheels, 120/70-17 in front and rear, return sporting and handling traits.

Front wave-style disc brake and rear provide strong power.

ABS version available for braking characteristics in less ideal conditions.

Instrument features speedometer, tachometer, tripmeters, fuel gauge, mpg, average fuel and current fuel consumption.

30.9-inch seat height build rider confidence.

Genuine Accessories: Sport Color-Matched Passenger Seat Carbon Fiber-Look Front Carbon Fiber-Look Lower Cover, Carbon Fiber-Look Tire Hugger, Carbon Tank Pad

2013 Honda / CBR500RA (ABS) Specs:

Type: 500cc liquid-cooled

Bore and Stroke: 67.0mm x

Compression ratio: 10.7:1

Train: DOHC; four per cylinder

Induction: PGM-FI 34mm throttle bodies

Computer-controlled digital transistorized electronic advance


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Final Drive: O-ring-sealed

Front Suspension: 41mm 4.3 inches travel

Rear Pro-Link single shock nine-position spring preload 4.7 inches travel

Front Twin-piston caliper with 320mm wave disc

Brakes: Single-caliper 240mm disc

Optional Honda ABS

Front: 120/70-17; Rear:

Wheelbase: 55.5 inches

(Caster Angle): 25° 5′

Trail: (4.05 inches)

Seat 30.9 inches

Fuel 4.1 gallons including 0.7-gallon

Estimated Fuel Economy: TBD

Weight: 425 pounds (CBR500R) / 429 (CBR500RA)

2013 Honda CBR 500 R Options / MSRP:

Black /

Pearl White/Blue/Red / $5,999

Red model available in Red only) / / $6,499 ABS

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