AT A GLANCE

Motorcycle News (UK) - - New Bikes -

The CBR500R and CB500F are me­chan­i­cally iden­ti­cal, the only

dif­fer­ences are in the styling and er­gonomics. The bar height on the sportier CBR is 970mm com­pared to 1019mm on the F. The F’s bars are also 40mm wider, perch­ing the rider higher up. Ow­ing to its fair­ing, the CBR is the slightly heav­ier of the two at 194kg, while the naked F model

weighs 190kg.

Has wider, higher bars and is 4kgs lighter En­ergy-ef­fi­cient, ul­tra-bright LED lamps now grace the CB500F’S tidy tail unit Naked bike’s shoul­der fair­ings show off the en­gine’s bronze-colour valve cover Wider, higher bars make the naked F model a hoot on t

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