Honda CB500 Four (1972)

Make Model: Honda CB 500 Four K1


Year: 1972
Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 498 cc / 30.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 56.0 x 50.6 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Induction: 4x 22mm Keihin
Ignition: Battery, with points
Starting: Electric starter supported with kickstarter
Max Power: 48 hp / 35 kW @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque: NA
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork.
Rear Suspension: Swingarm, double hydraulic shock’s with adjustable spring preload
Front Brakes: Single disc 1 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.25-19
Rear Tyre: 3.50-18
Rake: 64 degrees
Trail: 105 mm /4.1 in

Wet Weight: 201 kg / 445.3 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres / 3.7 US gal


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