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1971 500 Four (CB500K0)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, transverse four cylinder, four stroke, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
    • Displacement: 498cc (30.4 cid)
    • Bore and Stroke: 56.0 x 50.6 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
    • Fuel Delivery: Four 22mm Keihin Carburetors
    • Ignition: Breaker points and condenser
    • Starter: Electric and kickstart
    • Max Power: 48 hp 35 KW @ 9000 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: Telescopic fork.
    • Rear Suspension: Swingarm, double hydraulic shocks with adjustable spring preload
    • Front Brakes: Single disc, single piston caliper
    • Rear Brakes: Drum
    • Front Tire: 3.25-19
    • Rear Tire: 3.50-18
  • DIMENSION
    • Wet-Weight: 201 kg (442 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
  • OTHER
    • It was also called "Super Sport 500"
    • Colors:
      • Candy Jet Green
      • Candy Garnet Brown
      • Star Light Gold
    • The fuel tank panel was black
    • The exhaust was a 4-into-4 system
    • The serial number began CB500-1000001.
1971 CB500K0
1971 CB500K0
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1971 CB500K0
1971 CB500K0
1971 CB500K0
1971 CB500K0

1972 CB500K1 "500 Four"

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, transverse four cylinder, four stroke, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
    • Displacement: 498cc (30.4 cid)
    • Bore and Stroke: 56.0 x 50.6 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
    • Fuel Delivery: Four 22mm Keihin Carburetors
    • Ignition: Breaker points and condenser
    • Starter: Electric and kickstart
    • Max Power: 48 hp 35 KW @ 9000 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: Telescopic fork.
    • Rear Suspension: Swingarm, double hydraulic shocks with adjustable spring preload
    • Front Brakes: Single disc, single piston caliper
    • Rear Brakes: Drum
    • Front Tire: 3.25-19
    • Rear Tire: 3.50-18
  • DIMENSION
    • Wet-Weight: 201 kg (442 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
  • OTHER
    • It was also called "Super Sport 500."
    • Colors:
      • Candy Jet Green with Black
      • Candy Garnet Brown with Black
      • Candy Gold with Black
    • The gas tank panel was black
    • The exhaust was a 4-into-4 system
    • The engine was a 498cc SOHC inline 4-cylinder with 4 carburetors
    • The transmission was a 5-speed
    • The serial number began CB500-2000001.
1972 CB500K1
1972 CB500K1

1973 CB500K2 "500 Four"

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, transverse four cylinder, four stroke, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
    • Displacement: 498cc (30.4 cid)
    • Bore and Stroke: 56.0 x 50.6 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
    • Fuel Delivery: Four 22mm Keihin Carburetors
    • Ignition: Breaker points and condenser
    • Starter: Electric and kickstart
    • Max Power: 48 hp 35 KW @ 9000 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: Telescopic fork.
    • Rear Suspension: Swingarm, double hydraulic shocks with adjustable spring preload
    • Front Brakes: Single disc, single piston caliper
    • Rear Brakes: Drum
    • Front Tire: 3.25-19
    • Rear Tire: 3.50-18
  • DIMENSION
    • Wet-Weight: 201 kg (442 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
  • OTHER
    • It was also called "Super Sport 500."
    • Colors:
      • Candy Bucchus Olive with Black
      • Flake Sunrise Orange with Black
      • Maxim Brown Metallic with Black
    • The gas tank panel was black
    • The instruments were enlarged and tilted toward the rider
    • The exhaust was a 4-into-4 system
    • The engine was a 498cc SOHC inline 4-cylinder with 4 carburetors
    • The transmission was a 5-speed
    • The serial number began CB500-2100001.
1973 CB500K2
1973 CB500K2
1973 CB500K2
1973 CB500K2



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