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

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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.

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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.

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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.
 Aggressive new lines with purposeful, dual LED headlights
 Aerodynamically efficient and ergonomically comfortable
 Re-sited clip-on handlebars give a sportier riding position
 New LCD instrument display, with Gear Position and Shift Up indicators
 LED indicators
 Lively twin cylinder power plant’s internal architecture mirrors that of the
CBR1000RR
 Revised inlet, exhaust and valve timing delivers 4% more mid-range
power and torque
 Sportier sound from new dual exit muffler
 Assist/slipper clutch eases upshifts and manages downshifts

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.

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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.
 Aggressively styled new bodywork
 Tapered handlebars add control and feel
 New LCD instrument display, with Gear Position and Shift Up indicators
 LED indicators
 Lively twin-cylinder power plant’s internal architecture mirrors that of the CBR1000RR Fireblade
 Revised inlet, exhaust and valve timing delivers 4% more mid-range power and torque.
 Sportier sound from the new dual-exit muffler
 Assist/Slipper clutch eases upshifts and manages downshifts

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 Power Black Metallic and Pearl Metalloid White.

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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.
 Stronger, tougher adventure styling
 New tampered handlebars and more steering lock
 Longer travel suspension and 19-inch front wheel with new rim design
 Higher windshield & ergonomic riding position.
 New LCD instrument display, with Gear Position and Shift Up Indicators
 LED indicators
 Lively twin-cylinder power plant’s internal architecture mirrors that of the
CBR1000RR Fireblade
 Revised inlet, exhaust and valve timing delivers 4% more mid-range
power and torque
 Sportier sound from new dual exit muffler
 Assist/slipper clutch eases upshifts and manages downshifts

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.

All three bikes priced at RM34, 499.00, RM33, 999.00 and RM36, 099.00 respectively.

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