Honda CB 500 - 1999 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Category:Naked bike
Model:Honda CB 500

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Clutch:Wet multi-plate, calbe-operated
Transmission typefinal drive:Chain
Cooling system:Liquid
Ignition:Digital transistorised with electronic advance
Fuel control:DOHC
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Carburettor. Keihin 2 x 34 mm VP type
Max RPM:10500
Engine type:Twin
Capacity:499.00 ccm (30.45 cubic inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase:1,435 mm (56.5 inches)
Ground clearance:145 mm (5.7 inches)
Overall width:720 mm (28.3 inches)
Overall length:2,090 mm (82.3 inches)
Overall height:1,050 mm (41.3 inches)
Seat height:775 mm (30.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Dry weight:173.0 kg (381.4 pounds)

Honda CB 500 dimensions and frame

Rear brakes diameter:240 mm (9.4 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. Brembo single piston sliding caliper
Front brakes diameter:296 mm (11.7 inches)
Front brakes:Single disc. Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper
Rear tyre dimensions:130/80-17 65H
Front tyre dimensions:110/80-17 57H
Rear suspension travel:117 mm (4.6 inches)
Rear suspension:Twin shoks acting on a steel, box-section swingarm
Front suspension travel:115 mm (4.5 inches)
Front suspension:37 mm oil-damped telescopic forks
Trail:113 mm (4.4 inches)
Rake (fork angle):27.0°
Frame type:Double cradle of tubular and box-section steel construction

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio:0.3295 HP/kg
1/4 mile (0.4 km):13.500 seconds
Top speed:193.0 km/h (119.9 mph)

Other specs

Oil capacity:3.10 litres (0.20 quarts)
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles):5.50 litres (1.45 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:2.50 litres (0.66 gallons)
Fuel capacity:18.00 litres (4.76 gallons)

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