Dino’s Wal witnessed a thrilling surprise as Honda unveiled and launched the much-anticipated Honda NX500 in the Indian market. The wait was long, but according to the enthusiastic presenter, the wait was worth it considering the remarkable equipment and value proposition Honda has brought to the table.
The NX500 boasts a futuristic and premium design, featuring vertically stacked LED lights with DRLs, an always-on headlamp feature, and LED turn indicators. The star of the show is the addition of separate function Forks – 41mm USD forks from Showa suspension, promising excellent chassis dynamics.
In terms of performance, the NX500 introduces a twin-disc setup with petal and hubless discs, ensuring better initial bite and brake feel. The adventure-ready bike rolls on 19-inch front wheels with Dunlop Trail Max tires mounted on alloy wheels, enhancing both on-road and off-road capabilities.
With a ground clearance of almost 181mm, the NX500 is equipped for off-roading adventures. The accessible seat height adds to rider confidence, catering to long-distance tourers and those who prefer roads less traveled.
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Powered by a 500cc liquid-cooled, fuel-injected parallel-twin motor, the NX500 produces 47 PS of max power and 43 Nm of max torque. The bike’s flat torque curve ensures a smooth and powerful performance across gears, complemented by a unique exhaust note from the dual-tip exhaust.
Honda has incorporated modern features such as a 5-inch color TFT console with Honda Selectable Torque Control (traction control), Honda Sync Bluetooth connectivity system, and an immobilizer for security.
User-Friendly TFT Console
The TFT console provides a user-friendly interface with customizable settings, including shift points, display themes, brightness adjustment, and background options. The console also includes essential information such as speed, range, and distance to empty.
Honda NX500 Price and Availability
The Honda NX500 comes with a price tag of 590,000 INR (ex-showroom). The bike is BS6 Phase 2 compliant, accommodating ethanol premix fuel.
Overall, the Honda NX500 appears to be a promising adventure tourer, combining advanced features, performance upgrades, and a sleek design. With positive feedback from the presenter and early bookings, the NX500 aims to be a top choice for riders seeking a reliable and engaging touring companion.
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