Honda CMX500 Rebel
|Also called||Honda Rebel 500|
|Power||35 kW (47 hp) at 8,500 rpm|
|Torque||45 N⋅m (33 lb⋅ft) at 6,000 rpm|
|Wheelbase||1,488 mm (58.6 in)|
|Dimensions||L: 2,188 mm (86.1 in)|
W: 820 mm (32 in)
H: 1,094 mm (43.1 in)
|Weight||190 kg (420 lb) (wet)|
The Honda CMX500 Rebel is a motorcycle produced by the Japanese company Honda. The model was presented in November 2016 in Long Beach, California, and is being sold since spring 2017. Model year 2020 gets an LED lighting package new instruments, and a slipper/assist clutch that lightens clutch pull.
It combines a fresh, blacked-out look with features like a low seat height, light weight and its narrow 471cc parallel-twin engine with plenty of user-friendly power.
The riding position, chassis and fat tyres also contribute to its comfort, practicality and ease of everyday use. The seat is a low 690mm from the deck.
|Engine Type||471ccfff liquid-cooled parallel-twin four-stroke|
|Bore And Stroke||67mm x 66.8mm|
|Ignition||Full transistorized ignition|
|Valve Train||DOHC; 4 valves per cylinder|
The development was described to, according to President of Astra Honda Motor Toshiyuki Inuma, as "simple" and "raw". Modern lines with stylistic elements of the 20th century intended to shape the motorcycle. The modification or customization was in the foreground. Through minimalism, changing should be easier to access and also enhance individuality.
The responsible Honda chief designer Keita Mikura describes the underlying concept as follows:
(The Motorcycle), which combines a timeless visual appearance with new, contemporary elements to create its own style: uncomplicated, practical, easy to use and to drive On the one hand, the new Honda Rebel is practically uncomplicated and, on the other hand, the bike is ready for anything the owner wants to do with it.
As a mixture of retro-look and modernity, the exterior components are kept in a classic and minimalist form, and the technical components behind them are implemented according to modernity.
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