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Old 10-08-2015, 04:02 AM   #1
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Updated CBR500R

New look and upgrades for Hondas A2 middleweight

Updated CBR500R

Updated CBR500R

HONDA has just announced a round of updates to the CBR500R for 2016.

Revisions to the A2-compliant middleweight include a new look, upgraded forks with adjustable pre-load, a larger tank, an adjustable brake lever and a new exhaust.

It's not due to be properly unveiled until October 15 at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Florida.

Honda said in a press release: 'Honda Motor Europe is pleased to announce a comprehensive range of upgrades for the CBR500R, its sports middleweight first launched for the 2013 sales season. The CBR500R’s combination of lively performance and sports styling has earned it widespread popularity both among riders stepping up from smaller machines and experienced riders looking for all-round sporty capability.

Upgrades for 2016 include:
  • A complete new look based on a design theme of “Aggressive Speed Shape”. Sharp and edgy character lines flow from its new front face - featuring steeply-angled dual LED lights - through to the upswept tail - also equipped with LED lighting - to give an appearance of speed and purpose.
  • Several rider-focussed upgrades including front suspension with adjustable pre-load, larger fuel tank with new hinged fuel cap, adjustable brake levers and “wave” style ignition key.
  • A new shorter exhaust muffler for enhanced mass centralisation, with internal structure tuned for a satisfying low, crisp exhaust note.
  • A range of dynamic new colour schemes.
With this series of upgrades, the 16YM CBR500R is designed to offer the maximum sporty performance, style and presence from a genuine A2 licence-compliant motorcycle.

The 16YM CBR500R will be unveiled to the public for the first time at the which starts in Orlando, Florida on 15th October.'

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