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Boon Siew Honda bring in the 2019 Honda CBR500R, the 2019 Honda CB500F & the 2019 CB500X to Malaysia.



Petaling Jaya, 19th June 2019 – Boon Siew Honda Sdn. Bhd. today formally announce the offering of the new Honda CBR500R, CB500F and the CB500X for the Malaysian market. Ever since its worldwide debut in 2013, these light middleweight trio has manage to instill the excitement of big bike ownership, especially for riders who are looking to move up from a lower engine capacity motorcycle.

For the 2019 upgrade, all three models which is equiped with Anti-lock braking system (ABS) feature additional upgrade which includes new rear suspension, assist/slipper clutch, full LED lighting, and modernized LCD instruments with gear position and shift-up indication which has been set to a default 8,750rpm but can be adjusted in 250rpm increments between 5-8,750 rpm.

The CBR500R, CB500F & CB500X’s powertrain is an 8-valve, liquid-cooled parallel twin- cylinder engine which now produce 37kW @ 8,500rpm with a peak torque of 45Nm @ 6,500rpm. It is designed to be stronger off the bottom and spins readily to the redline, delivering a thrilling howl in the process.

All three models feature a light yet strong steel diamond-tube mainframe which provide rigidity balance in addition to reducing vibration. The shape and position of the engine mount and its close proximity to the swing arm pivot point delivers turning agility and optimum front/rear weight distribution ensures stability.

Added safety measures include an emergency stop signal which activates front and rear hazards upon sudden braking to warm any nearby vehicles which is standard across the range.


Honda CBR500R

The fully faired Honda CBR500R is designed to give a genuine sporting energy among the twin-cylinder ‘light middleweight’ trio. The CBR500R has always proven to be fast yet frugal making it an enjoyable bike to ride.

2019 CBR500R update highlight.

The 2019 Honda CBR500R feature a more aggressive still with straight, wedge-like feature lines and extended lower fairings that emphasize a real sense of speed. The rider’s seat pad and seat unit – plus the upper and side fairings – have been narrowed to improve ergonomics and movement. Its sharp dual LED headlight complement the overall, Fireblade inspired styling with LED signal indicator to complete the full LED lighting system.

The handlebars now clip on beneath the sporty, redesigned top yoke and as a result, the riding position suit the sporty riding characteristic. In addition, the fairing is set lower to give the rider Total Control -– the design philosophy for Honda’s super sports range since the 1992 arrival of the Fireblade.

The new Honda CBR500R is be available in a selection of three colour options namely the Grand Prix Red, Max Axis Gray Metallic and Pearl Metalloid White.


Honda CB500F

The Honda CB500F sport roadster still retains as one of Honda’s finest line-up which incorporate one of Honda’s tried-and-trusted formulas, a twin-cylinder engine wrapped in a simple, lightweight and sporty chassis that can offer maximum fun for rider of all range.

2019 CB500F update highlight.

The Honda CB500F has evolved for the year 2019 and feature a sharper-looking design language building up from it already aggressive streetfighter looks. The side shrouds is integrated along with the fuel tank while the side covers and seat unit continue the theme of muscular angularity.

For added steering feedback, the CB500F feature a stiffer premium tapered handlebar in addition to a new rear single-tube shock absorber which delivers consistent damping performance and improved control.

Its naked form provide the key design elements where the engine is visually well display onto the frame. Additionally, the engine complements the frame’s rigidity with four frame hangers on the cylinder head. In order to allow for greater airflow, the battery has been reposition further away from the air box intake duct. The exhaust muffler now features dual exit pipes, adding a sportier sounding edge to each pulse.

The Honda CB500F is available in the following colour options; Grand Prix Red, Mat Gun Powder Black Metallic and Pearl Metalloid White.


Honda CB500X

From an urban commuter to a weekend explorer, the 2019 model of the CB500X has been revived as a more sophisticated adventure bikes through sharper styling, updated engine performance and a number of technical improvement.

2019 CB500X update highlight.

The 2019 Honda CB500X is redesign to be much more aggressive with dynamic adventure style. The aerodynamic performance has been improve with the high-pressure air flowing around the fairing and screen has been reduced, improving wind protection for the rider at highway speeds.

The 17-inch front wheel has been replaced with a 19-inch which – along with the longer travel suspension – ensures confident, supremely stable handling on rough surfaces. The lightweight aluminum rim now feature an all new design.

The seat profile, too has been slimmed by shaving the shoulders at the front, allowing for easy movement around the machine, and aiding the already comfortable ground reach. To help the CB500X’s maneuverability the steering angle has increased 3° to 38° from centred to full lock, and the addition of a gunmetal grey tapered steel handlebar further aids control.

The new Honda CB500X is available in a selection of three colour options namely Grand Prix Red, Mat Gun Powder Black Metallic and Pearl Metalloid White.




The new Honda CBR500R, Honda CB500F and Honda CB500X color variances and price:

Model Color Price
CBR500R (ABS)
Grand Prix Red

Mat Axis Gray Metallic

Pearl Metalloid White
RM 34,499.00
CB500F (ABS)
Grand Prix Red

Mat Axis Gray Metallic

Pearl Metalloid White
RM 33,999.00
CB500X (ABS)
Grand Prix Red

Mat Gun Powder Black Metallic

Pearl Metalloid White
RM 36.099.00

Prices shown are recommended showroom price excluding of road tax, insurance, and registration. Boon Siew Honda offers two years or 20,000km manufacturing warranty (whichever comes first)

CBR500R Specification

Model CBR500R
ENGINE
Type Liquid-cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC
Displacement 471 cm³
Bore X Stroke 67.0 mm x 66.8 mm
Compression Ratio 10.7 : 1
Max. Power 37 kW @ 8,500 rpm
Max. Torque 45 N.m @ 6,500 rpm
Engine Oil Capacity 3.2 ℓ
FUEL SYSTEM
Carburation PGM-FI
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.1 ℓ
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Starter Electric Start
Battery Capacity 12V - 7.0 Ah
DRIVETRAIN
Clutch Type Assist / Slipper Clutch , Wet Multiplate Type
Transmission Type 6 Speed, Mechanical (Chain drive)
Transmission Gear Ratio Gear 1 - 3.285, Gear 2 – 2.105, Gear 3 - 1.600,
Gear 4 - 1.300, Gear 5 - 1.150, Gear 6 - 1.043
CHASSIS
Frame Type Diamond
Dimensions (L x W x H) 2,080 mm x 790 mm x 1,145 mm
Wheelbase 1,410 mm
Caster Angle 25.5°
Trail 102 mm
Seat Height 785 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm
Kerb Weight 192 kg
SUSPENSION, WHEELS & BRAKE
Suspension Type Front : Telescopic, pre-load adjustable
Rear : Prolink mono with 5 stage Preload adjuster, Swingarm
Rim Size Front : 17M/C X MT 3.50
Rear : 17M/C X MT 4.50
Tyres Front : 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) (Tubeless)
Rear : 160/60ZR17M/C (69W) (Tubeless)
Brakes Front : Hydraulic Disc, ABS
Rear : Hydraulic Disc, ABS

CB500F Specification

Model CB500F
ENGINE
Type Liquid-cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC
Displacement 471 cm³
Bore X Stroke 67.0 mm x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio 10.7 : 1
Max. Power 37 kW @ 8,500 rpm
Max. Torque 45 N.m @ 6,500 rpm
Engine Oil Capacity 3.2 ℓ
FUEL SYSTEM
Carburation PGM-FI
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.1 ℓ
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Starter Electric Start
Battery Capacity 12V - 7.0 Ah
DRIVETRAIN
Clutch Type Assist / Slipper Clutch , Wet Multiplate type
Transmission Type 6 Speed, Mechanical (Chain drive)
Transmission Gear Ratio Gear 1 - 3.285, Gear 2 – 2.105, Gear 3 - 1.600,
Gear 4 - 1.300, Gear 5 - 1.150, Gear 6 - 1.043
CHASSIS
Frame Type Diamond
Dimensions (L x W x H) 2,080 mm x 790 mm x 1,080 mm
Wheelbase 1,410 mm
Caster Angle 25.5°
Trail 102 mm
Seat Height 785 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm
Kerb Weight 189 kg
SUSPENSION, WHEELS & BRAKE
Suspension Type Front : Telescopic, pre-load adjustable
Rear : Prolink mono with 5 stage Preload adjuster, Swingarm
Rim Size Front : 17M/C X MT 3.50
Rear : 17M/C X MT 4.50
Tyres Front : 120/70ZR17M/C (58W) (Tubeless)
Rear : 160/60ZR17M/C (69W) (Tubeless)
Brakes Front : Hydraulic Disc, ABS
Rear : Hydraulic Disc, ABS

CB500X Specification

Model CB500X
ENGINE
Type Liquid-cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC
Displacement 471 cm³
Bore X Stroke 67.0 mm x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio 10.7 : 1
Max. Power 37 kW @ 8,500 rpm
Max. Torque 45 N.m @ 6,500 rpm
Engine Oil Capacity 3.1 ℓ
FUEL SYSTEM
Carburation PGM-FI
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.5 ℓ
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Starter Electric Start
Battery Capacity 12V - 7.0 Ah
DRIVETRAIN
Clutch Type Assist / Slipper Clutch , Wet Multiplate type
Transmission Type 6 Speed, Mechanical (Chain drive)
Transmission Gear Ratio Gear 1 - 3.285, Gear 2 – 2.105, Gear 3 - 1.600,
Gear 4 - 1.300, Gear 5 - 1.150, Gear 6 - 1.043
CHASSIS
Frame Type Diamond
Dimensions (L x W x H) 2,155 mm x 825 mm x 1,410 mm / 1,445 mm
Wheelbase 1,445 mm
Caster Angle 27.5°
Trail 108 mm
Seat Height 830 mm
Ground Clearance 180 mm
Kerb Weight 196 kg
SUSPENSION, WHEELS & BRAKE
Suspension Type Front : Telescopic, pre-load adjustable
Rear : Prolink mono with 5 stage Preload adjuster, Swingarm
Rim Size Front : 19M/C X MT 2.50
Rear : 17M/C X MT 4.50
Tyres Front : 110/80R19M/C (59H) (Tubeless)
Rear : 160/60R17M/C (69H) (Tubeless)
Brakes Front : Hydraulic Disc, ABS
Rear : Hydraulic Disc, ABS

For more information:


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www.boonsiewhonda.com.my


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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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