Honda CBR is among those world class motorcycles which has a huge fan following. Every bike enthusiast must have heard of its name. With each passing year the world of superbikes witness a new model in the CBR series. Now, American Honda Motor Company, Inc. is all set to unveil the new CBR500R at the AIMExpo! Yes, that’s right. The all new CBR500R will have its global debut at the AIMExpo (American International Motorcycle Expo).
For those of you who are not familiar with the AIMExpo, it is an international motorcycle expo. For this year it is going to be held in Orlando, Florida. It is scheduled between 15th Oct 2015 to 18th Oct 2015. Just like other Expos which take place all at different parts of the world, this event will also showcase upcoming motorcycles.
The new CBR500R will have eyes of all the CBR fans in the world. The new motorcycle will appeal to a wide variety of riders including the riders moving up, entry-level riders, and veteran riders seeking casual and comfortable riding. The new CBR500R is based on the ‘Aggressive Speed Shape’ styling concept. It will feature a new LED dual headlight. The overall design and styling of the new CBR500R will be edgy and consists of sharp lines.
The DNA of the new CBR500R is inherited from the flagship CBR1000RR. The new model will be more stylish and modern. Its muffler has been redesigned which not only adds to the new styling of the motorcycle but also allows the rider to enjoy more pleasant exhaust sound. The internal structure of the muffler has been changed to achieve further mass concentration, generating crisp exhaust sounds, accenting the low tones.
Other features of the new CBR500R include a newly designed fuel tank. This time it is made to accommodate a larger volume of fuel. It also has a hinged fuel cap, improving user-friendliness when refueling. The front suspension of the new CBR500R is equipped with a preload adjuster system. The brake lever adjustment mechanism assures good fit in the hands of a wide range of riders.
Well, the official launch of the new CBR500R is expected to take place in 2016 in the U.S.. The other regions including North America, Europe, Asia and Japan will get the bike later. Honda has just launched its latest CBR650F in the Indian market to compete with the rivals of its category. There is still a lot of time before we could actually see the bike but we are really expecting the CBR500R to hit our shores as well. And why not. The Indian motorcycle market has grown tremendously in the past few years. It has got a great potential. Many international motorcycle manufacturers have launched their flagships in the country. So, it wouldn’t be unfair to expect the new CBR500R to be launched as well. Well, what happens only time will tell, as of now we will continue to give you latest updates regarding the new CBR500R, so stay tuned.