HONDA CB 500 Four 1971 — 1976

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HONDA CB 500 Four 1971 1976


HONDA CB 500 498 (1971 — 1976)

The Honda CB 500 Four was a sporty motorcycle model of the Japanese manufacturer Honda and in 1971 to market worldwide.

After the end of 750 Four, a large series had appeared with four-cylinder on the market with the CB for the first Honda wanted to continue success in the middle class two later. Subsequently emerged as

The CB 500 Four was a sporty four-cylinder model of the Japanese motorcycle Honda and in 1971 came to worldwide.

After the end of 1968 750 Four, a series motorcycle had appeared four-cylinder engine on the market the CB for the first time, Honda to continue this success in the class two years later. emerged as something smaller and models such as the 1972 CB 350 F and as the successor to the CB 400 F.

The main technical of the CB 500 Four (product code corresponded to the CB750 and CB350

Unlike other Honda a toothed chain was used for the drive between the engine and

The CB 500 engine took out 498 cc at 9,000 an output of 48 hp (35.3 kW), allowed 750 Four with a weight of 183 kg performance close to the CB: speed 180 km / h Acceleration 0 — 100 km / h in 5.5 s The motor and therefore low center of which allowed to lower 35 kg and some design improvements but by the model, the judgment of the former a superior driving performance.

When you enter 1971, the CB 500 in the U.S. $ 1,400 and 5,998 DM in including 11% VAT. In the spring of the machine was offered in Germany for DM which today approximately euros entspricht.1

Some CB 500 by the Isle of Man TT in the early 1970s, Smith won the 1973 Production 500 TT over four rounds, a Suzuki T500 two-… the second place.

Also commercially proved the CB 500 as a success. The combination of performance, and durability provided good in Europe and the U.S. but also the image of the company in the long

The CB500 Four was built 1978, then appeared the CB 550 a 4-in-1 exhaust system by a different and more modern and tank. As the demand for the classic CB 500 was still great, it was decided, the K with the CB 550 K 1977 back These two models — 550 and K — had increased by a larger to 10% capacity, which manifested in better torque in the mid range, but 2 hp more peak power

Furthermore, the clutch has been improved details on the gear and the to switch the fork differently ride comfort. Features and however, remained essentially the modified 4-in-4 exhaust similar to the CB 750 K7.

Outside Germany were also models, the largely corresponded to the CB 500 F, but were with the 550 engine.

Also, the CB 500 the old capacity was, however, distributed in the form of K3, offered 1977 to 1978, again in small numbers.

Recent based on the reamed engine of Four were the CB650 ³ to 627 cm product code 426) 1978 to 1979, with 63 or 50 hp and the SC (RC05, product code from 1981 through 63 HP.

Honda CB 500

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