Honda CBF500

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Manufacturer Honda
Predecessor CB500
Class Naked bike
Engine 499 cc parallel twin
Power 56 hp (42 kW)
Torque 33 lb·ft (45 N·m)
Transmission 6 gears
Tires Front 120/70 Rear 160/60
Rake, trail 26deg
Wheelbase 1,480 mm (58 in)
Dimensions L: 2,170 mm (85 in)
W: 765 mm (30.1 in)
H: 1,110 mm (44 in)
Seat height 770 mm (30 in)
Weight 183 kg (403 lb) (dry)
206 kg (454 lb) (wet)
Fuel capacity 19 L (4.2 imp gal; 5.0 US gal)

The Honda CBF500 commuter motorcycle is the Euro-2 compliant replacement of the popular Honda CB500. It went on sale in 2004 and features a 56 hp (42 kW), 499 cc parallel twin capable of propelling the bike to 125 mph (201 km/h).[1] It was discontinued after 2007 as new Euro-3 standards become mandatory in EU, the natural replacement is the bigger inline-four 600 cc powered Honda CBF600.

It uses the same engine, transmission and final drive as the earlier CB models. Unlike the earlier CB, the engine is now a stressed member of the frame. It has updated fuel and emissions systems, and new instruments, bodywork and suspension. Unlike the CB, the CBF was only available as a naked bike. No equivalent to the CB S version, with its small upper fairing was produced.

ABS and non-ABS versions were produced, the ABS versions carrying the designation CBF500A. Model designations were:

  • CBF500 4 - Non-ABS, 2004 to 2005.
  • CBF500A 4 - ABS, 2004 to 2005.
  • CBF500 6 - Non-ABS, 2006 to 2007.
  • CBF500A 6 - ABS, 2006 to 2008.


CBF 500 2014[edit]

The new twin-cylinder Honda naked a displacement of 500 cc stands for attractive and successful design and a great capacity for fun along with an affordable price and a low cost of use. Shown as easy to drive a motorcycle that will satisfy a broad spectrum of users. The new two-cylinder Honda honda can aquirir from 5049 euros fully home with the braking system ABS although Honda also offers various accessories that will be discussed below.

General characteristics[edit]


With a road bike frame and very light housings, the bike is equipped with a very good engine which develops an average of 471 Displacement cc (47 hp). The new model of the Honda CBF 500 has been improved in many ways, being able to highlight the low-power or high speed. It has a capacity of 15.7 gasoline, which allow us a range of about 400 km. The average consumption of the new Honda CBF500 is about 3.5 L per 100 km.


It has a twin-cylinder 4-stroke water-cooled engine providing a power of 47 hp. Maximum fuel capacity: 15.7 liters. Maximum oil capacity: 3.2 liters. It has an electronic fuel injection and dry air filter. In those 15.7 liters of capacity, the reserve is included. The new Honda CBF 500 may also have the option to give us greater security and quality of braking entering the ABS braking system.


In its transmission system has a multi-system allowing oil bath with a 6-speed final drive as a string. The gear shift system has not altered over the traditional Honda system.


Inside of the suspension, we can distinguish the front and the rear, the first conventional telescopic type and Prolink rear mono-shock with 9 adjustable positions.


Its aluminum rim reduces weight considerably and this wheel has a multi-radius shape, giving it a unique design. As colors of the outer shells are puden choose white with a red, black or red complete intermediate vinyl.

Original accessories[edit]