A very clean and sexy cafe racer from the base model of Honda CX500 designed by Sacha Lakic Design, Luxembourg.It got all the retro look that it needs. Rarity is something always related to the CX500 since there are very few of this kind of Honda horizontal V engine. The front fork has been replaced with a big upside down fork and shows that this bike is serious. Continue reading “Honda CX500 Cafe Racer by Sacha Lakic Design – clean and sexy”
CBR500R has seen an update to its exterior as unveiled at AIMExpo in US. It now carries LED headlight that adds up the overall aggressiveness look for this middleweight 471cc parallel twin machine. The design cues are from the styling of Honda CBR600RR and its bigger brother, CBR1000RR.
Continue reading “2016 Honda CBR500R – sharpened middleweight machine”
Honda is set to unveiled the 2016 Honda CBR500R aggressive styling design at AIMExpo (American International Motorcycle Expo) on Oct 15-18 in Orlando. From the pictures teased by Honda, we can see that it seems that it carries aggressive design and a new muffler design. Continue reading “2016 Honda CBR500R to be unveiled at AIMExpo, US, on Oct 15-18”
Ronax from Germany has relived the glory of 2-stroke 500cc machine in 2014 with this Ronax 500 beauty. Made only to 46 units, this 80 degree V4 2-stroke counter-rotating crankshaft engine can push out 160hp at 11,500RPM to its 6-speed gearbox. The bore and stroke are measured at 54 x 54.5cm that is almost squarish that makes it able to be balance in terms of torque and horsepower. Electronics are also added with two mappings for sport and rain.
This bike really brings back the memories of 2-stroke era in 1970s and all the way to 2000s where there are so many fast 2-stroke roaming anywhere in the world including in Malaysia with the presence of Yamaha TZM 150, Honda NSR150RR/SP, Kawasaki K1, Kawasaki RR, Suzuki Panther, Suzuki Gamma and RG Sports.
This Ronax 500 doesn’t cheap though. It is priced at EUR100,000 or directly converted to RM433,120. Check out the specs and more pictures after the jump: Continue reading “2014 Ronax 500 – 2-stroke machine racebike that ready for the road – EUR100k (MYR433,120) only 46 units”
The days when 2-stroke 500cc tears the track in GP championship. The days when Michelin was one of the tyre supplier. The days when we really see a race replica bike is actually a superbly fast bikes (NSR 250 for example). The days that we wish were never gone.
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