The 2022 Honda CBR500R has officially landed in the Philippines, bringing with it a host of new advanced riding assistance tech and safety features while still maintaining its breathtaking performance.
For better handling, this sports bike now features an inverted front suspension of Showa 41mm Separate Function Fork Big Piston (SFF BP) for excellent control, which provides a sports riding experience when turning or braking from high speed. It also has a lightweight 5-spoke sporty wheel design.
What’s more, the all-new Honda CBR500R has a negative-display LCD meter for easy access to all the needed information while on the road. It contains dual trip meters, fuel level, consumption gauges, gear position, and shift-up indicators. It also includes all-LED lighting for the headlight, taillight, and turn light to optimize efficiency and safety, create less drain on the engine, and give this big bike an excellent sporty image.
To keep riders’ safety while on the road, the Honda CBR500R is built with a 296 mm dual-disc front brake with a radial-mount caliper for high braking power, 2-channel Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) for confident braking during emergency situations, slipper/assist clutch to lessen the lever effort by 45 percent, and an emergency stop signal (ESS) to notify the vehicle behind in the event of sudden stops.
Equipped with 471cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC parallel-twin engine, the Honda CBR500R is expressway legal, suitable for alternative commuting. It also provides excellent sporty performance for an on-road adventure. With the maximum power output of 46.9 horsepower at 8,500rpm, a torque of 43.2 Nm at 6,500rpm, and a manufacturer claimed fuel efficiency of 28.6 km/L, it promises to satisfy riders’ needs for a high-performance drive.
With aggressive super sports styling and new graphics, this sports bike also comes in two stylish colors, the Grand Prix Red and the Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic. It is now available at all Honda Big Bike dealerships nationwide starting this November 15, 2021, with a suggested retail price of P364,000.