Honda’s 500cc parallel-twin platform is quite popular overseas and the range has just received a Euro 5 update. This bit of news has positive implications for India. Read on to know why that is.
Honda CB500F, CB500R and CB500X are now all Euro 5-compliant
Upgrade also brings in new colour schemes
Emissions compliance means these bikes could be brought to India, if Honda chooses to do so
The Honda 500cc platform consists of the naked CB500F, the faired CB500R and the ADV-touring CB500X. There’s also the Rebel 500 cruiser, but that was launched as a Euro 5 model earlier this year and isn’t included in this latest announcement. The three aforementioned CB bikes received a major update in 2019 that brought design tweaks as well as revisions to the engine. The latest update is not as major. All three are now Euro 5-compliant, though the Honda CB500F…