Honda, the famed Japanese automaker often bags rave reviews for its quality products in market and it’s no wonder that the automobile company stands as no. 1 contender for all its rivals in bike manufacture industry. To take the trend ahead Honda has set milieu to launch one of its expensive, yet powerful motorbikes in early 2013.
Reportedly, the Japanese company has announced launch of its new sportbike CBR500R, which is the real time successor of CBR250R launched in 2011. Though Kawasaki was the numero-uno leader in this sportbike segment before 2011 with its Ninja 250, since 1986, but Honda compelled Kawasaki to bring its next segment Ninja 300 to vie Honda.
However, Honda is much positive with its upcoming product CBR500R and ensures that the bike rather demands more experienced drivers to distinguish its light and quick handling. A slight look over the features of the heavy, yet nimble bike makes you assured of its fortes and determine its dynamism for you.
The Honda CBR500R is motorized with a brand new liquid-cooled, 500cc parallel-twin DOHC engine which features Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) and a counterbalancer. The engine that is preoccupied with a six-speed transmission is also to be used to motorize two other new upcoming models – the standard CB500F and the adventure CB500X.
Besides, the bike rolls on 17-inch rims, is a single 320mm disc clutched by a twin-piston caliper up front, and a single 240mm disc out back squeezed by a single-piston calliper. It comprises a steel-tube frame, along with a 41mm front fork and a Pro-Link single shock with nine-position spring preload adjustability out back.
Form outlook point, the bike looks much stylish with elegant design following the style indication of the two other powerful Honda bikes CBR600RR and CBR1000RR. Its specialized air management system helps the rider for an absolute comfort driving. Apart, the Engine counterbalancer and 180-degree crankpin reduce engine, assist for superior and comfy ride.
The bike is slated for March 2013 release and will be available in India market with an estimated value of Rs 3.75 lakh. The bike definitely is much waited one by the passionate bikers globally and we suppose it would give you a wild wild bike riding experience.