The Honda CB500F has been teased by the Japanese motorcycle maker. The 2016 CB500F, a naked street fighter is scheduled to be officially unveiled at the upcoming Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori (EICMA), or the Milan Motorcycle Show.
Looking at the images, the CB500F borrows design cues from the company's flagship street motorcycle, the Honda CB1000R. The 2016 model CB500F will get a number of updates, which will be revealed during the upcoming auto show.
Most of the updates are expected to be cosmetic, like LED headlight and tail lamps, preload adjustment for the forks, and a few others. Mechanically, however, the only upgrade is expected to be in the form of a smoother gearbox.
Powering the current Honda CB500F is a 471cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin cylinder, fuel injected engine that comes mated to a six-speed gearbox. The front and rear wheels are equipped with disc brakes.
Stay tuned for more updates about the Honda CB500F from the EICMA Motorcycle Show, which starts from 19 - 22 November in Milan, Italy.