The 2015 American International Motorcycle Expo is fast approaching and Honda has prepared a few surprises for the show. One of the most eagerly anticipated debuts in the show is the 2016 Honda CBR500R and like any motorcycle company that’s worth it’s salt, Honda has dropped a few teaser photos of the new CBR500R ahead of its world debut.
The two teaser photos, one featuring the side profile of the bike and the other featuring the redesigned headlight, don’t show a whole lot of the nifty new components Honda is promising on the bike. That said, the teaser still shows enough new details that help piece the puzzle a little bit. The bodywork, for instance, has been updated. The fairing design is different from the 2015 CBR500R, extending all the way to the seat and covering different sections of the bike’s engine. The other noticeable difference is the stylised exhaust canister that looks thicker and shorter than the canister on the 2015 model. Up front, Honda bares a new dual LED headlight setup that admittedly looks sharper than the old unit.
That’s as far as I got in discerning the updates on the 2016 CBR500R. The full spate of details, including the engine and the chassis, will be revealed at the AIMExpo, which kicks off on October 15, 2015.
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