REVEALED: Honda Announces Updated CB500F For 2016

“Important updates” coming for Honda’s next middleweight naked bike.

Honda teases again with this darkened image of the new 2016 CB500F middleweight.©Motorcyclist
A full unveiling is promised for us next week at the European EICMA and Long Beach, CA, IMS shows.©Motorcyclist

Honda today released preview images of the updated 2016 CB500F naked bike. Armed with DNA from Honda's flagship CB1000R, the CB500F boasts excellent maneuverability, a comfortable riding position and a versatile engine with great performance across the rev range. For 2016, the popular model gets a number of important updates that will be announced at its international and U.S. unveilings, scheduled for the upcoming EICMA (November 17-22) and Long Beach IMS (November 20-22) motorcycle shows, respectively.