2014 Honda CB500F

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The 2014 Honda CB500F is a modern "naked bike" that offers a perfect compromise between sporty performances and comfort.

The 2014 Honda CB500F is propelled by a 471 cc, liquid cooled parallel-twin powerplant with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) tuned for loads of right-now power.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a diamond-shaped 35mm steel-tube mainframe that is strong yet light helping you get first class performances. The motorcycle also features a Pro-Link rear suspension with nine-stage preload and 4.1" travel which deals great with various bumps.

As far as the stopping power is concerned, the motorcycle is packed with front 320 mm wave-style disc brakes and 240 mm rear which promise to keep you far from trouble.

The standard 2014 Honda CB500F is offered with a base price of $5,499, while the ABS version can be yours for no less than $5,999.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Honda CB500F.

Overview

Honda CB500F

You Don’t Have To Crouch To Carve.

If you love the idea of a sportbike, but favor a more classic riding position, this is your Honda. The CB500F is spec’d out with everything you want in a modern sportbike. From its 471cc powerplant to Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) to aggressive drilled disc brakes to its unique Honda Pro-Link rear suspension, this is a sportbike built to carve corners, but not cut them. And with its light weight and low seat height, it’s the perfect choice for riders ready to move up to a bigger motorcycle.

2014 Honda CB500F Key Features:

Honda CB500F

A Winning Twin.

The CB500F is powered by the newest version of Honda’s proven twin-cylinder engine. Featuring double overhead cams and liquid cooling, it extracts superior performance from its 471cc’s through every part of its wide powerband.

Sit Up And Ride.

Honda CB500F

If you’re not ready for a full racer’s position, you’ll appreciate the CB500F’s classic riding position. You can sit up straighter, without supporting your weight on your arms. It’s a great choice when you’re riding around town or commuting, and you can always tuck in tighter when you want to. And it’s more comfortable for passengers.

Confidence Is Built-In

Honda CB500F

As a lighter bike in the 500 class, the CB500F is easier to handle, whether it’s putting it up on the side stand or paddling it backwards into a parking space. And its low seat height makes it easier to plant both feet securely on the ground at stoplights.

Learn To Ride.

Honda CB500F

If you’re curious about riding, Honda Learn To Ride site is just what you need. Honda will guide you along every step of the way, telling you what to expect. Helping you find and schedule training. Getting gear. Figuring out which bike is right for you. And what to expect at the dealer.

2014 Honda CB500F Features and Benefits:

Honda CB500F

Digital Instrumentation
A full LCD blue-tinted screen features a digital speedometer and tachometer and more, including a clock, odometer, trip meter, real-time and average fuel consumption meters and illuminated engine diagnostic indicators.

Halogen Headlight
A single 60-watt H4 halogen headlight and multi-facet reflector on the CB500F give the front end a unique look and also project plenty of light on the road for visibility.

Unique Style
Less is more when it comes to the new CB500F. Featuring classic, clean, progressive style, the CB500F is a motorcycle that looks great while still providing incredible value and performance.

DOHC Twin-Cylinder Engine
Honda twins are famous for their versatility, and the new CB500F engine is one of Honda best ever. Using the same piston bore size as Honda CBR600RR sportbike, the parallel-twin engine offers accessible performance across all RPM ranges.

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) continuously monitors several variables to ensure the correct fuel mixture is delivered for the existing riding and atmospheric conditions for crisp throttle response throughout a wide variety of riding conditions.

Steel-Tube Frame
A motorcycle’s frame is the basis for its handling. A new take on a classic construction, the CB500F’s diamond-shaped 35mm steel-tube mainframe ties to the engine with four mounts, offering a rock-solid foundation for a superior ride and handling.

Step Seat
The new CB500F offers a step seat with a low height. Perfect for around-town riding or out in the canyons, it also offers plenty of room for a passenger and is specially designed to fit a wide range of riders.

Pro-Link Rear Suspension
A sophisticated chassis with Honda Pro-Link rear suspension, nine-stage preload and 4.1" travel give you a comfortable ride over small bumps, while capably absorbing bigger bumps to increase riding comfort and handling.

Rear Grips
Sturdy rear passenger grips offer a firm handhold for your passenger or tie-down points for smaller items.

Disc Brakes
The front 320mm wave-style disc brake and 240mm rear provide strong stopping power.

Cast Wheels
Strong and stylish, the CB500F’s 12-spoke cast-aluminum wheels are easy to keep clean, look great and are another CB500F feature that just makes sense.

Stainless Steel Exhaust
Beautifully polished stainless steel exhaust is integrated with the rear footpeg set for a clean, functional design. The length and diameter of the exhaust pipe contribute to useable power at all RPM ranges.

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Available ABS on the CB500F helps you make smoother, more controlled stops under less-than-ideal conditions.

Specifications

Honda CB500F
Engine TypeLiquid-cooled parallel-twin
Displacement471cc
Bore and Stroke67.0mm x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio10.7:1
InductionPGM-FI with 34mm throttle bodies
IgnitionComputer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Valve TrainDOHC; four valves per cylinder
TransmissionSix-speed
Final DriveO-ring-sealed chain
Front Suspension41mm fork; 4.3 inches travel
Rear SuspensionPro-Link single shock with nine-position spring preload adjustability; 4.7 inches travel
Front BrakeTwin-piston caliper with single 320mm wave disc
Rear BrakeSingle-caliper 240mm wave disc
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire160/60-17
Rake25.5 degrees (caster angle)
Trail103mm (4.05 inches)
Wheelbase55.5 inches
Seat Height30.9 inches
Fuel Capacity4.1 gallons
Curb Weight420 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel - ready to ride)
EmissionsMeets current EPA standards. Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available ColorsBlack, Pearl White
Price$5,499 for CB500F
$5,999 for CB500F ABS

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