The Honda CB500X was originally launched in the Indian market back in May 2021 as a CKD model.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter (HMSI) has announced lower prices for its CB500X adventure bike. The mid-range adventure touring bike has become virtually affordable ₹1 lakh. With the latest price correction the motorcycle is now priced ₹5.88 lakhs (former exhibition hall).
The CB500X was originally launched in the Indian market in May 2021 ₹6.86 lakhs (former exhibition hall). It is sold in the country as a CKD (Complete Knock-Down) model.
It has also recently been updated in the international market with inverted forks, a lightweight front wheel and pendulum, and a new paint scheme. The annually updated version of the adventure motorcycle now uses two discs, 296mm each. These devices come as a replacement for the previous single 310mm drive that was in its predecessor. Brakes are also offered with a safety net with dual-channel ABS.
In 2022, the Honda CB500X will receive an updated color scheme called Pearl Organic Green with Black. Apart from these upgrades, the rest of the motorcycle remains the same. The power transmission was maintained when the motorcycle continues to run alongside its parallel engine with 471 cc liquid cooling, which provides 46.9 hp. Transmission – six-speed transmission. Also, there are no changes to the motorcycle’s digital dashboard, which comes with a shift function and gear position.
The soon-to-be-updated CB500X is likely to hit the Indian market. It will continue to compete with such as the Kawasaki Versys 650 ADV.
Date of first publication: February 15, 2022, 11:00 IST