The Honda CB500 family offers something for everybody. While all three feature the fuel-injected 471cc parallel twin DOHC engine, 41mm front forks, 17-inch wheels and disc brakes, the three models differ from there on out.
The sporty, fully faired Honda CBR500R gets the CBR1000RR look; the Honda CB500F features a neutral riding position and that naked bike look; while the Honda CB500X gets the look and feel of an adventure motorcycle, an adjustable windscreen, a larger-capacity fuel tank and wider handlebars. The Honda CBR500R is available in black, pearl, white/blue/red or red and will sell for less than 204,000 THB; the Honda CB500F comes in black or pearl white and will be about 5,000 THB cheaper than the Honda CBR500R; the Honda CB500X comes in matte black metallic. Honda has will sell the Honda CB500X for 209,000 THB
The Honda CBR500R and CB500F are the first to hit the showrooms in Thailand, and the Honda CB500X is expected to follow mid-year 2013.