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2017 Honda CBR500R and CB500F with New Color

PENANG, 22 May 2017 – Boon Siew Honda Sdn Bhd (BSH) introduce the 2017 CBR500R and CB500F with new exterior color.

Both CBR500R and CB500F are powered by DOHC 471 cc liquid cooled parallel twin that provides an excellent big bike experience. 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. Fuel tank capacity for CBR500R and CB500F had been improved to 16.7 liter since last release.

The 2017 CBR500R and CB500F built with a stylish shape LED headlamp and rear light. They are also equipped with wave key as a mean to improve the security function. These features enable these bikes look more aggressive than ever, which include other features such as adjustable front fork, front-brake-lever with 5 lever adjustments and a sporty muffler design.

These Honda 500 series exemplify Honda’s reputation in superior design and innovation, powerful performance and legendary durability and dependability. These machines are specially equipped with unique features and excellent value for money.

The new CBR500R and CB500F will be available in Impian Honda Shop tomorrow onwards, with three colors: Lemon Ice Yellow (NEW), Millennium Red and Matt Gunpowder Black

Model Std ABS
CBR500R RM 31,681.28 RM 35,179.28
CB500F RM 31,363.28 RM 34,861.28

Prices shown are recommended showroom price with GST but exclusive of road tax, insurance and registration. The model also comes with a two year or 20,000km manufacturing warranty (whichever comes first).

Technical Specifications of New CBR500R/CB500F

Model CBR500R CB500F
Engine Type / Jenis Enjin 471cc Liquid-Cooled Parallel-Twin / 471cc Penyejukan Cecair, Dwi Selari
Bore X Stroke(mm) / Gerek & Lejang 67.0mm x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio / Nisbah Mampatan 10.7:1
Max.Power / Kuasa Kuda Maksimum 37kW @ 8,500 rpm
Max.Torque / Tork Maksimun 44 Nm @ 7,000 rpm
Clutch Type / Jenis Klac Wet Multiplate / Multi Plat Basah
Transmission / Transmisi 6 Speed Manual / 6 Kelajuan
Dimensions / Dimensi (LxWxH) (mm) 2,080 x 750 x 1,145 2,080 x 790 x 1,060
Wheelbase / Asas Roda (mm) 1,410
Caster Angle / Trail / Sudut Caster / Jerak Trail (mm) 25°30' / 101 25°30' / 102
Curb Weight / Berat Keseluruhan (kg) CBR500R
Fuel Tank Capacity / Muatan Tangki Petrol(ℓ) 16.7
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)
Brakes Type / Jenis Brek Front: Hydraulic Disk
Rear: Hydraulic Disk

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For media enquiries:

Boon Siew Honda
Chen William

Boon Siew Honda
Tan Mei Pheng


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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