Honda CB500 Twin Super Sport Motorcycles


1974-75 500 Twin DOHC (CB500T0)

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder,
Bore and Stroke 70.0 x 64.8 mm
Ignition Breaker points and condenser
Displacement 499cc (30.4 cid)
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Fuel Delivery Dual CV Keihin Carburetors
Max. Power Output 42 hp 30.7 KW @ 8000 rpm
Max. Torque 21.8 @ 7000 rpm
Starter N/A

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 5 speed
Final Drive  chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Swinging fork
Rear Suspension Telescopic hydraulic forks
Front Tire 3.50-19
Rear Tire 4.00-18
Front Brakes Single disc
Rear Brakes Drum

DIMENSION

Wet-Weight 209 kg (460 lb)
Fuel Capacity 13 Litres (3.4 Gal)

OTHER

Color Glory Brown Metallic
  • The “CB500T DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM” decals were gold
  • The pinstripes were also gold
  • The seat was brown
  • The instrument faces were black
  • The serial number began CB500T-1000001.

1976-78 CB500T 500 Twin DOHC

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore and Stroke 70.0 x 64.8 mm
Ignition Breaker points and condenser
Displacement 499cc (30.4 cid)
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Fuel Delivery Dual CV Keihin Carburetors
Max. Power Output 42 hp 30.7 KW @ 8000 rpm
Max. Torque 21.8 @ 7000 rpm
Starter N/A

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 5 speed
Final Drive  chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Swinging fork
Rear Suspension Telescopic hydraulic forks
Front Tire 3.50-19
Rear Tire 4.00-18
Front Brakes Single disc
Rear Brakes Drum

DIMENSION

Wet-Weight 209 kg (460 lb)
Fuel Capacity 13 Litres (3.4 Gal)

OTHER

Color
  • Candy Antares Red
  • Glory Brown Metallic
  • The “CB500T DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM” decals were gold
  • The pinstripes were also gold
  • The seat was brown
  • The instrument faces were green
  • The serial number began CB500T-2000001.

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