Honda CX500 Turbo (CX500TC): review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1981 (1982)

Related: Honda CX500

Successor: Honda CX650 Turbo

Model
Honda CX500 Turbo

(North America, Europe)

1981 (1982)

Honda CX500TC Turbo

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1981 (1982) North America, Germany Name: Honda CX500 Turbo

Code: CX500TC

Specifications

Honda CX500 Turbo: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2260 mm / 89,0 in
Overall width 720 mm / 28,3 in
Overall height 1345 mm / 53,0 in
Wheelbase 1495 mm / 58,9 in
Ground clearance 150 mm / 5,9 in
Seat height 790 mm / 31,1 in
Dry weight 239 kg / 527 lbs
Curb (wet) weight 260 kg / 573 lbs
FRAME Type Diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel Air-adjustable telescopic fork 37 mm with anti-dive system (TRAC), 130 mm / 5,1 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Pro-Link with air-adjustable (spring pre-load & rebound damping) mono-shock, 105 mm / 4,1 in
Front tire size 3.50H 18-4PR
Rear tire size 120/90-V17 (64H)
Front brake Double disc, 276 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Single disc, 276 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 20,0 l / 5,3 US gal (reserve – 5,0 l)
Trail 110 mm (4,3 in)
Fuel economy 4,7-7,8 l / 100 km (30-50 mpg)
ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders V-twin 80° longitudinal, turbo charged
Bore & Stroke 78,0 x 52,0 mm
Displacement 496 cm³ (30,3 cu in)
Compression ratio 7.2:1
Valve train OHV, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 82,0 hp (60,3 kW) / 8000 rpm
Max. torque 79,0 Nm (8,1 kg*m) / 5000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 4,9 sec
Top speed 206 km/h (128 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Shaft
Primary reduction 2.055
Final reduction 3.091
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.500

1.714

1.280

1.035

0.838

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase alternator 12V 340W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-14 Ah

Images

Honda CX500 Turbo: images, gallery.

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Videos

Honda CX500 Turbo: video.

HONDA CX 500 TURBO YEAR 1982 FIRST RIDE

Manuals

Honda CX500 Turbo: manuals, parts, microfiches.