Boon Siew Honda (BSH) officially welcomes the 2022 Honda CB500X and CBR500R for the Malaysian market.
The 2022 CB500X and CBR500R are now priced at RM36,099 and RM34,499.
Both motorcycles received significant updates for 2022, starting with the suspension setup that now comes in an adjustable Showa 41mm Separate Function Fork Big Piston (SSF-BP) USD fork.
Apart from improved chassis dynamics, both the CB500X and CBR500R gets newly improved twin 296mm disc with Nissin two-piston callipers.
The improved braking allows riders to pull the lever when braking without much pressure.
Other significant improvement includes:
- 19-inch front and 17-inch lighter wheels (CB500X)
- lightweight 5 Y-shaped spokes wheels (CBR500)
- new headlight with a broader beam
- optimised high/low headlight beam and front indicator position lights (CB500X)
Nonetheless, the CB500X and CBR500R continue to deliver 50hp @ 8,5000rpm and 45Nm @ 6,500rpm from its 471cc, 8-valve liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine.
Power is delivered to the rear wheel via a six-speed transmission with an assist/slipper clutch.
According to Boon Siew Honda, the CBX500X is available in three colour options; GP Red, Mat Gun Power Black Metallic and Pearl Organic Green, while the CBR500X is only available in GP Red.