The CBR500R’s performance will give anyone looking for their first sports bike an exhilarating ride on a twisty, winding road – or even race track. It works equally well in urban environments and is a motorcycle designed to be ridden, and thoroughly enjoyed, by people of all shapes and sizes.

All-new 500cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin DOHC engine is thoroughly modern in design and produces a broad power spread for enjoyable and economical riding.

Perfect for learner riders, the CBR500R is LAMS approved. The CBR500R is available in Red, Black and Tri Colour with ABS variants of each.


Sportbike riding position keeps the rider balanced in a dynamic seating stance that’s comfortable and efficient.

Diamond-shaped 35mm steel tube frame is lightweight and rigid for responsive sport handling. Stout 41mm front fork returns a plush yet controlled ride while sophisticated Pro-Link single-shock rear suspension offers nine-stage spring preload adjustability.

ABS version available for enhanced braking characteristics in less than ideal conditions.


Four-valve cylinder head design uses lightweight rocker-arm valve actuation with shim-type valve adjustment.

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) continuously monitors several variables to ensure the correct fuel mixture is delivered for the existing riding and atmospheric conditions for crisp throttle response throughout a wide variety of riding conditions.

Engine counterbalancer and 180-degree crankpin reduce engine vibration for superior rider comfort.