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2017 Honda CB500XA, Now Comes With New Muffler and Colors

PENANG, 9 August 2017 – Boon Siew Honda Sdn Bhd (BSH) introduces the 2017 Honda CB500X equipped with new muffler and colors.

The 2017 CB500XA has been equipped with the new muffler casing and available in three new colors: Asteroid Black Metallic, Candy Rosy Red, and Pearl Horizon White (New for CB500XA).

Honda CB500XA is powered by DOHC 471cc, liquid cooled parallel twin and six speeds that provides an excellent big bike experience. The ‘triangle’ proportion of crankshaft, main shaft and countershaft is very similar to that of Honda’s four-cylinder RR engines and much of the internal structure and engineering is taken directly from both the CBR600RR and CBR1000RR.

This purpose-built lightweight power plant uses a square bore and stroke of 67mm x 66.8mm has enhanced the delivers superb peak power of 37kW at 8,500 rpm and maximum torque reaching 44Nm at 7,000 rpm. Bore size of 67mm is identical to that of the CBR600RR. The piston shape is based upon those used in the CBR1000RR to reduce piston ‘noise’ at high rpm. On top of the LED head and tail lamp, it also carries 17.5 liter big fuel tank that enable the riders go further than ever.

It will be available in Honda Impian showrooms from 9th August 2017 and the recommended showrooms price starts from RM 31,893.28 (CB500X - Standard Type) to RM 35,391.28 (CB500XA - ABS Type). 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 2017 Honda CB500XA, please refer to our Facebook page: or Toll-Free line at 1800-88-3993 (Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, exclude Public Holiday)

Technical Specifications of 2017 CB500XA

Model CB500X
Engine Type / Jenis Enjin 471cc Liquid-Cooled Parallel Twin DOHC/
471cc Penyejuk Cecair, Dwi Selari DOHC
Bore X Stroke(mm) / Gerek & Lejang 67mm x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio / Nisbah Mampatan 10.7:1
Max.Power / Kuasa Kuda Maksimum 37kW @ 8,500 rpm
Max.Torque / Tork Maksimun 44Nm @ 7,000 rpm
Clutch Type / Jenis Klac Wet Multiplate / Multi Plat Basah
Transmission / Transmisi 6 Speed Manual / 6 Kelajuan
Dimensions / Dimensi (LxWxH) (mm) 2,095 x 830 x 1,390
Wheelbase / Asas Roda (mm) 1,420
Curb Weight / Berat Keseluruhan (kg) 192kg (Std)
194kg (ABS)
Fuel Tank Capacity / Muatan Tangki Petrol(ℓ) 17.5Liter
Suspension Type / Jenis Suspensi Front Axle: Telescopic / Teleskopik
Rear: Pro-link / Prolink
Tyres Size / Saiz Tayar Front: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear: 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)

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About Boon Siew Honda Sdn. Bhd.

Boon Siew Honda Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company between Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and Oriental Holdings Bhd, began operations in September 2008 with the dual aims to consolidate motorcycle production and sales in Malaysia and to achieve higher customer satisfaction and efficiency. Prior to the emergence of the new company, Boon Siew Sdn. Bhd. was responsible for the manufacturing and wholesale business of Honda motorcycle products in Malaysia. While envisioning collaboration with other Honda companies in worldwide, Boon Siew Honda Sdn. Bhd. will strengthen its competitiveness and strive to provide products and services, exceeding the customers’ expectations.

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