2014 Honda CB500X

This bike was presented on 2012 in EICMA Show in Milano, Italy. Honda presented three CB models – CBR500R (sport), CB500F (naked) and CB500X (adventure-style) motorcycles. All of three bikes have same 471 cc straight-twin engine and six-speed transmission which deliver 47 hp. These bikes are Honda’s response to global economic crisis. The idea was to create a motorcycle that is fun for drive, versatile and affordable and it seems that Honda’s engineers did they job well. The 2014 Honda CB500X was released in July 2013.

2014 Honda CB500X

2014 Honda CB500X specs

The 2014 Honda CB500X is especially designed for adventure lovers. Not only that, it is also a versatile bike. It is designed both for road and off-road ride. Comparing to CBR500R and CB500F, 2014 CB500X has slightly more front suspension travel and a slightly larger fuel tank in order to accentuate its adventure character. It also has slightly different bodywork and riding position, compared to other two CB500 models. It also ergonomically slightly different, which means that riding position is more upright so you will always feel full control. It also features adjustable windscreen, taller seat and a tighter knees-in fuel tank design.

2014 Honda CB500X

The 2014 Honda CB500X is equipped with LED headlights and fully electronic instrument panel which features digital speedometer and tachometer, clock, odometer, trip meter, fuel consumption meters etc. The engine is 471 cc straight twin which delivers 47 horses and 32 lb-ft of max torque. Originally, this output was designed to come in under the European driving licence A2 requirements, but Honda maintained this output for all markets. The power is delivered through 6-speed transmission and great thing about this motorcycle is that it gives great throttle response in very wide rpm range. The fuel capacity is increased to 4.5 gallons and with average fuel consumption of 53 mpg you should be able to make over 200 miles with one tank. If you want more controlled stops under less-than-ideal conditions, there is also a variant with ABS.

2014 Honda CB500X

2014 Honda CB500X price

Great thing about 2014 Honda CB500X is its very affordable price. Honda managed to produce extremely exciting and versatile motorcycle with price less than 6000 dollars. This bike costs 5999 dollars.

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