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Honda CX500D
Manufacturer Honda
Production 79-81
Engine 500cc
Sparkplug D8EA '79-81
Battery YB14L-A2 '79-81
Front Tire 3.50-19 '79-81
Rear Tire 130/90-17 '79-81
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The Honda CX500D was one of Honda's unique longintudinally mounted engined motorcycles similar to what is common on Moto Guzzi's.

When this bike was first introduced, it got negative reviews on appearance from the press.

1979

1979 Honda CX500D


The CX500D'79 DELUXE was sold in 1979 in one color: Candy Presto Red. The pinstripes were gold. The "CX500 DELUXE" side cover emblem was also gold. The speedometer had a 120 mph (195 kph) limit. The engine was a 496cc OHV liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 5-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began PC01-400005

1980

1980 Honda CX500D


The CX500D'80 DELUXE was sold in 1980 in one color: Candy Presto Red. the pinstripes were gold and red. The "CX500 DELUXE" side cover emblem was gold. The speedometer had a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The engine was a 496cc OHV liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 5-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began PC01-4100002

1981

1981 Honda CX500D


The CX500D'81 DELUXE was sold in 1981 in just one color: Cosmo Black Metallic. The pinstripes were orange and gold. The "CX500 DELUXE" side cover emblem was gold. The front forks were air adjustable with an equalizer. The engine was a 496cc OHV liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 5-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began JH2PC011*BM200001

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