Royal Enfield might want to fasten its seatbelts for the arrival of the Honda NX500 is set to add an extra layer of excitement to the thrilling landscape of Indian motorcycling. This adventure touring motorcycle gearing up in January 2024.
The Honda NX500 is tailored for adventure enthusiasts, boasting a larger windscreen and a striking new LED headlamp. Anticipated to be priced between ₹7,00,000 to ₹8,00,000, Honda NX500 aims to offer a competitive option in the adventure touring segment.
NX500 houses a potent 471cc parallel-twin engine. This powerplant has undergone upgrades to enhance smoothness, incorporating features like a crank counterweight and balancer shaft.
It’s a transformation of the CB500X featuring a new marketing term – ‘New x-over,’ indicating a crossover appeal that blends style, performance, and versatility for diverse riding experiences.
The fairing on the Honda NX500 is noticeably larger than its predecessor the Honda CB500X, providing it with a more robust road presence. The tail lamp is also redesigned to complement the bike’s overall aesthetic.