Honda Introduces Updates to Popular Midsize Motorcycles for 2024

New NX500, CBR500R, and CB500F Models Offer Improved Performance and Technology...

2024 Honda CBR500R. (Honda).

American Honda has unveiled its 2024 lineup of midsize motorcycles, bringing exciting updates to three popular models: the adventure-ready NX500 (formerly known as the CB500X), the sporty CBR500R, and the versatile CB500F. These upgrades enhance the performance, style, and technology of these bikes, making them even more appealing to a wide range of riders.

NX500: Adventure Awaits – 

2024 Honda NX500. (Honda).

The NX500, which replaces the CB500X, is designed for those looking to venture off the beaten path. The NX moniker, a nod to Honda’s 1988-1989 NX650 adventure bike, stands for “New X-over,” highlighting its crossover capabilities. The 2024 model sheds weight and gains improvements in the chassis, suspension, engine, and electronics. These enhancements make it a better performer on both winding roads and gravel trails. Notable updates include lighter wheels, upgraded suspension settings, and the addition of Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) for better traction. Priced at $7,399, the NX500 is available in Matte Black Metallic.

CBR500R: Sporty and Stylish – 

2024 Honda CBR500R. (Honda).

The CBR500R remains a favorite among sport bike enthusiasts, thanks to its balance of performance and approachability. For 2024, it gets a significant refresh, drawing inspiration from the high-performance Fireblade. The new styling includes a redesigned fairing with winglets that improve handling, as well as new LED headlights for better visibility. The bike also features a new 5-inch TFT display and HSTC, providing riders with enhanced control in slippery conditions. The CBR500R is available in Grand Prix Red and Matte Black Metallic, with an MSRP of $7,399.

CB500F: Versatile and Rider-Friendly –

2024 Honda CB500F. (Honda).

The CB500F, known for its versatility and rider-friendly performance, also receives several updates for 2024. The bike now sports aggressive new styling that offers aerodynamic benefits, along with a 5-inch TFT display and HSTC for a better riding experience. Its smooth power delivery and lightweight chassis make it accessible to new riders, while its nimble character appeals to experienced enthusiasts. Priced at $6,899, the CB500F comes in Matte Black Metallic.

Enhancements for All Riders –

Honda’s 500cc lineup aims to cater to a broad spectrum of riders, from casual commuters to lifelong enthusiasts. According to Colin Miller, Assistant Manager of Public Relations at American Honda, these updates are designed to enhance the riding experience for everyone. “The advancements made with the NX500, CBR500R, and CB500F are aimed at enhancing the experience for all riders. We’re confident that each of these bikes will remain at the forefront of its respective category and continue to deliver memorable rides for years to come,” he said.

All three models are now available at Honda dealerships. They offer improved features and performance at competitive prices. Whether you’re seeking adventure, sporty thrills, or a versatile commuter, Honda’s updated midsize motorcycles promise to deliver.