CB500 Hornet Introducing the CB500 Hornet Starting From £6,199.00

Honda CB500 Hornet

Enter the Hive! Honda's 500 streetfighter formula continues to evolve for 24YM. The new CB500 Hornet joins a legendary Honda family, following in the path of the outstanding CB750 Hornet with aggressive new style, advanced technology, and a variety of detail changes that are guaranteed to make it one of Europe's most popular motorcycles.

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  • Bore x Stroke (mm) - 67mm x 66.8mm
  • Carburation - PGM-FI electronic fuel inhection
  • Compressed Ratio - 10.7;1
  • Engine displacement - 471cc
  • Engine Type - Liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC parallel twin
  • Max. Power Output 35kW [47hp] / 8,600rpm
  • Max. Torque - 43Nm/6,500rpm
  • Starter - Electric
  • Throttle Bore - 34
  • C02 Emissions (g/km) - 80 g/km
  • Oil Capacity (Litres)

  • Brakes Front - Dua 269mm x 4mm disc with Nissan axial mounted two-piston calipers
  • Brakes Rear - Single 240 mm x 5 mm disc with single-piston caliper
  • Suspension front - Showa 41mm SFF BP USD Forks
  • Suspension Rear - Prolink mono with 5-stage pre-load adjuster, steel hollow cross swing arm
  • Tyre Size Front- 120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
  • Tyre Size Rear - 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
  • Wheels Front - 17M/C X MT3.5Y-Spoke Cast Aluminium
  • Wheels Rear - 17M/C X MT4.5 5Y-Spoke Cast Aluminium
  • Battery Capacity (Vah) - 12v 7.4Ah
  • Caster Angle - 25.5
  • Dimensions (LxWxH) - 2,080mmX800mmX1,060mm
  • Frame type - Steel Diamond
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) - 17.7L
  • Fuel Consumption - 28.6km/L / 3.5l/100km
  • Ground Clearance (mm) - 145
  • Kerb Weight (kg) - 188
  • Seat Height (mm) - 785
  • Trail (mm) - 102mm
  • Wheelbase (mm) - 1,410mm
  • Turning Radius - 2.7
  • Noise Level - Lurban 74.8dB Lwot 77.7dB
  • Clutch - Wet multi-plate, Assisted slipper clutch
  • Final Drive - Chain
  • Transmission Type - 6-speed manual
  • Quick Shifter - Optional

CB500 Hornet Features


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A new name, updated design, and new appearance give the CB500 Hornet a new edge as it enters 24YM.

    Low-set Stance A low-set, cut stance emphasises the formidable street fighting perspective of the Honda CB500 Hornet is meant to shred it up. Wide handlebars provide you the leverage and manoeuvrability you need to get through gaps, burn turns, and open up the view you need to be fully aware of what's going on around you.
    Sharp New Style The nose facing wraps aggressively around the headlight, designed to slash through the air and produce downforce for stabilisation.
    LED Designs A new LED headlight design is featured in the new Honda CB500 Hornet preserves beam penetration while emitting a broader light distribution, resulting in enhanced visibility when riding - and cornering - at night. It coordinates with a new slim taillight, and all lighting is LED.


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    ​ the friendly 471cc, 8-valve liquid-cooled parallel twin-cylinder format offers the Honda CB500 Hornet a satisfying power output and balance.

      Powerful Acceleration The PGM-FI fuel injection is fed by a rather straight shot of airflow through the airbox and throttle bodies. Optimisation of ignition timing and air/fuel ratio results in more powerful acceleration sensation from low rpm, with continuous power delivery and throttle feel. The exhaust silencer featured in the new Honda CB500 Hornet has multiple exit pipes, giving each pulse a sports edge and a rasping high-rpm howl.
      Engine The accommodating 471cc, 8-valve liquid-cooled parallel twin-cylinder architecture provides a well-balanced blend of physical size with an enjoyable peak power of 35kW is delivered at 8,600rpm, with torque of 43Nm delivered at 6,500rpm. 


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      ​The new Honda CB500 Hornet has been designed too have an active, high-revving character and a zappy top end. 

        Sporty Feel Aluminium footpegs with a purposeful appearance are lightweight and give a sporting sense. The total dimensions are 2080mm x 800mm x 1060mm, with a ground clearance of 145mm. The fuel tank carries 17.1L including reserve, resulting in a range of nearly 485km when paired with the engine's exceptional 3.5L/100km (28.6km/litre) fuel consumption.
        Rider Quality The CB500 Hornet, like its older sibling the CB750 Hornet, has Showa 41mm Separated Function Fork Big Piston (SFF-BP) USD forks that split the functions - Big Piston pressure separation damper in one leg, spring mechanism in the other - and the reactivity and ride quality are excellent.
        Twin Cylinder Engine 417cc of riotous enjoyment for both beginner and experienced riders, with an assist slipper clutch as standard to improve longevity and performance as a whole.


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        The new Honda CB500 Hornet comes packed with new preium technology including the 5inch TFT screen.

          Premium Tech A fresh innovative 5-inch full-color TFT panel carried from the CB1000R includes optical bonding to improve readability in harsh sunshine, a first for a Honda motorbike. Glare is decreased and backlight transmittance is increased by covering the space between the protective glass and TFT screen with resin. It has a choice of three display patterns: bar, circle, and simple, and it supports IOS/Android smartphone connectivity via Honda RoadSync.
          Connectivity A streamlined, easy-to-use, illuminated 4-way toggle switch on the left handlebar enables intuitive, on-screen turn-by-turn navigation along with the opportunity for the rider to make calls or enjoy music (via a Bluetooth helmet headset). Simply download the Honda RoadSync app from the Play Store or the App Store, connect to the CB500 Hornet, & ride.
            New Honda CB500 Hornet in Matt Gun Powder Black Metallic
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