Honda has introduced the MY2022 Honda CB500X in the European market. The adventure motorcycle comes with new changes in the mechanical department to enhance the performance of the bike. The changes also continue onto the fuel delivery system, which further refines the engine. Compared to the outgoing model, the MY22 also comes with a fractionally forward weight bias. The motorcycle will also come with a new colour for 2022.
MY2022 Honda CB500X – Mechanical Changes
The MY2022 Honda CB500X comes with a new Showa 41mm SFF-BP USD forks offering new dampening and dynamic to the chassis. The motorcycle also features 296mm twin disc brakes with dual Nissin radial-mount two-piston callipers. The callipers also claim to improve the brake bite on the motorcycle. The CB500X will also come with a redesigned swingarm and thinner spokes on the alloy wheels, reducing weight. The lighter wheels reduce the rotational forces improving the agility of the motorcycle. The upgraded Showa suspension and the new swingarm also help improve the handling of the bike. The slightly forward weight bias also help achieve more grip on the front end and steering feedback.
MY2022 Honda CB500X – Engine Specifications and Changes
Powering the MY2022 Honda CB500X is a 471cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin cylinder engine. The engine for 2022 gets updates to the fuel injection system, which features an improved setting and torque feel. The radiator also comes with a new aesthetically pleasing design. The radiator is now 92g lighter than before without losing any cooling efficiency. The engine produces 47 Hp of power and 43 Nm of torque paired to a 6-speed gearbox.
MY Honda CB500X – Colour Options
The Honda CB500X in MY2022 comes with a new Pearl Organic Green colour theme. The bike also continues to get the Grand Prix Red and Matt Gunpowder Black Metallic.
The 2021 Honda CB500X in the Indian market comes with a price tag of INR 687,699 ex-showroom. Honda is also likely to launch the 2022 CB500X in the Indian market early next year.
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