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Honda CX 500 Deluxe Specs

The Honda CX 500 Deluxe model is a Touring bike manufactured by Honda . In this version sold from year 1979 , the dry weight is 205.0 kg (452.0 pounds) and it is equiped with a Twin, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 50.00 HP (36.5 kW) @ 9000 RPM and a maximum torque of  . With this drive-train, the Honda CX 500 Deluxe is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Honda CX 500 Deluxe have a Diamond frame with front suspension being Telescopic Forks and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Swingarm . Stock tire sizes are 100/90-19 on the front, and 130/90-16 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Honda CX 500 Deluxe braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and Expanding brake (drum brake) size  at the rear. 

Honda CX 500 Deluxe General Information

Brand Honda 
Model Honda CX 500 Deluxe 
Start year 1979 
Year 1979 
Category Touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Honda CX 500 Deluxe Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Diamond 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,455 mm (57.3 inches) 
Length 2,185 mm (86.0 inches) 
Width 865 mm (34.1 inches) 
Height 1,165 mm (45.9 inches) 
Seat Height 800 mm (31.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 145 mm (5.7 inches) 
Trail size 105 mm (4.1 inches) 
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 100/90-19 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 130/90-16 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake) 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Curb Weight (including fluids)  
Dry Weight 205.0 kg (452.0 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight  
Rear Percentage of Weight  
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.2439 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.03 litres (4.50 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 5.67 litres (1.50 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks 
Front Suspension Travel 139 mm (5.5 inches) 
Rear Suspension Swingarm 
Rear Suspension Travel 85 mm (3.3 inches) 

Honda CX 500 Deluxe Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Twin, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Carburettor. Keihin 35mm CV 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 496.00 ccm (30.27 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 78.0 x 52.0 mm (3.1 x 2.0 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration OHV 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 50.00 HP (36.5 kW) @ 9000 RPM 
Maximum torque  
Engine Maximum RPM 10500 
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Forced Pressure and Wet Sump 
Engine oil capacity 3.00 litres (3.17 quarts) 
Exhaust system  
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type Wet, Multi Plate 

Honda CX 500 Deluxe Performance

Top Speed  
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)  
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)  
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear  
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 4.52 litres/100 km (22.1 km/l or 52.04 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 104.9 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Honda CX 500 Deluxe Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type CDI 
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric