Honda CB500X

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by JimmieA, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    my dealer was pretty spot on with the arrival of there CB1100..
  2. Wise Guy

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    I skimmed this forum, so forgive me if someone covered this already, but I see a dealer is listing MSRP at $5,799 base for the CB500X and another $500 for ABS model. Of course, in the blog replies below, they state that Honda has not supplied an MSRP. So, I guess the "MSRP" is really more of a "DSRP" ;-)

    http://www.hondaofchattanoogablog.c...BR500R-Wholesale-Honda-of-Chattanooga-TN.html

    I think I would bite at $6,299 for ABS. I think a leftover 2012 wee strom at $7k is a better value, but with a 29" inseam, I wasn't confident enough with the height/weight of the wee.

    Can't wait to straddle/ride one of these! :D
  3. markjenn

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    I would hope. That's $200 less than a non-ABS, carb'ed, single-cyl, tubes in the wheels, bias-ply tired, five-speed, antediluvian-technology KLR. Whether the CB500X ABS is $6300, $6500, or $6700, it will be the bargain bike of the decade.

    - Mark
  4. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    I saw the R and F today; as most reviews have said, you don't really notice that they are built to a price.

    I also picked up some Honda brochures; they must be confident about the mpg, because they claim a 285-mile range for the X.
  5. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    nice! 285 is about what i get comfortable on my Civic.. with a lot more gallons.. hahaa.
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    dduelin Amazing grace how sweet the sound....

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    aftermarket usd forks? me like :evil
  8. B02S4

    B02S4 Aye

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    I would gladly pay a bit more for a higher-spec 500x.
  9. theloop

    theloop Been here awhile

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  10. B02S4

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  15. theloop

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    I talked to Kevin at Southern powersports today, they were the ones with the website who said that their Honda rep told them the msrp was going to be $5,799 on the CB500x. Kevin said just today he was told by American Honda the msrp wound be $5,999 for the base model. Oh well, I still want one with the ABS.
  16. B02S4

    B02S4 Aye

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    :lurk
  17. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    I'm ok with that. My dealer got an R in today. Going to look at it tomorrow just because.
  18. Wise Guy

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    Confirmed here: http://powersports.honda.com/2013/cb500x/options.aspx

    $5,999 for non-ABS
    $6,499 for ABS

    Anyone hear rumors of the color(s) for ABS model in US? Honda's site still leaves us guessing.
  19. theloop

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    Sure hope it's black, my second choice would be the red. But if the ABS model was only offered in white, I might have to think about the non-ABS model.
  20. cb500x

    cb500x n00b

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    Want. What's the down payment on $6k gonna look like?