AutonetMagz – So you are a maniac in costuming your bike? if yes, you will meet a new two wheels canvas, as Astra Honda Motor recently introduced the 500 cc bobber who give a modificator another blank canvas, meet the Honda CMX 500 Rebel.
The bike came with a retro but timeless design, along with a wide tyres measured 130/90 at the front and 150/80 Dunlop tyres at the rear. It covers the 16 inches wheels made of aluminum and apply tubeless model. The braking system has applied a double disc brake with dual piston at the front and single piston at the rear, so do ABS system as standard.
The black color dominating the radiator, crankcase and the frame looks really good, despite the exhaust looks quite outdated combined with this bike. As the seat apply a split seat with a rear passenger will seat at the top of the rear fender. The front and rear also simply designed, with a bulb system, to comply the overall design. As the 11.2 liter fuel tank looks quite high with a starter key position at the left side of the fuel tank.
The steering bar apply a fatbar design with a digital and minimalist styling with a negative illumination. For the suspension, it apply a 41 mm front suspension and dual shocks at the rear with 2 adjustable pre-load settings. For the color, the Rebel 500 available in 3 color choices, such as Millenium Red, Mat Armored Silver Metallic, and Graphite Black.
For the engine, the bike fitted with a 471 cc 8-valve liquid-cooled parallel twin-cylinder similar with its siblings, the CBR500R. Despite it apply a torqy character, it able to produce 35,2kW @ 8.500rpm of power with max torque at 45,8Nm @ 5.500 rpm mated to a 6-speed MT and a near square configuration with bore x stroke ratio of 67 mm x 66.8 mm and a compression ration of 10.7:1.
For the price tag, the bike priced at IDR 147.3875 Million on the road Jakarta and will be available at the end of this March.