|Colour:||Grand Prix Red|
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The DOHC liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine uses a square bore & stroke of 67 mm x 66.8 mm for an optimum combination of strong low-end torque and excellent top-end power. A 4% boost in power and torque, compared to the previous generation, results in even sportier performance.
Not only does the slipper clutch help to prevent rear-wheel lockup on downshifts, it also reduces effort at the lever by almost half, helping to reduce rider fatigue particularly in city traffic or on long rides.
The exhaust system features dual exit pipes resulting in improved exhaust flow, extra power and a sportier-sounding edge to the exhaust note.
The lightweight diamond-shaped steel frame was designed to allow a certain degree of yield, which enables it to better respond to changes in the road surface and to transmit just the right amount of feedback to the rider.
For even better off-road performance and overall comfort, the Pro-Link® rear suspension with five-stage preload-adjustable shock gains 17 mm of travel, while the conventional 41 mm telescopic fork with preload adjustability gains an extra 10 mm of travel over last generation. A single-tube rear shock replaces the double-tube design of the previous model—its large-diameter piston ensures excellent suspension response and better heat dissipation.
Larger 19-inch front wheel (up from 17 in.) and more-aggressive front and rear tires help to make the CB500X even better at handling rough surfaces.
Updated seat provides long-range comfort while offsetting the increase in suspension travel, thereby maintaining an ideal seat height for on/off-road riding. Plus, a 20 mm higher windscreen provides improved weather protection.
The rear section of the frame was designed to facilitate a seat height of 830 mm, which allows most riders to easily plant their feet on the ground when stopped. The seat profile, too, has been slimmed by shaving the shoulders at the front, making it even easier to move on the bike and reach the ground at stops.
Sleek bodywork includes a front cowl that leaves much of the engine exposed for an aggressive, adventure look. Bright LED lights and turn signals keep weight and power consumption low.