The 2023 version has plenty of range and iconic style, that is sure to attract new and seasoned riders alike.
The SCL500 is a mid-sized scrambler that is light on kerb weight, approachable for new and skilled riders and has plenty of power and fuel tank for highways. Its an ideal motorcycle for new or casual rider and even upgrading commuters who don’t wish to ride smaller bikes. Experienced riders can return to sporty riding when needing a change from cruising on their touring motorcycles.
Honda SCL500 is powered by 471cc parallel-twin engine with six-speed transmission. Front and rear ABS are standard. 19-inch front and 17-inch rear cast wheels come paired with Dunlop Trailmax Mixtour tires.
There are noticeable elements from Honda Rebel, obviously the shape of the fuel tank, and the engine itself. Its a very reliable, proven engine. A host of aftermarket accessories are available.
Lightweight and nimble
So many customization options
Perfect tour-to-camp bike for anyone
Sensitive throttle at slow speed
Dash hard to see in rain/mist
Can’t turn off ABS for off-road riding
|2023 Honda SCL500 Specifications|
|Engine Type||Liquid-cooled parallel-twin four-stroke|
|Bore x Stroke||67.0mm x 66.8mm|
|Valve Train||DOHC; four valves per cylinder|
|Compression Ratio||10.7 : 1|
|Lubrication System||Wet sump|
|Clutch Type||Wet, Multiple Disc|
|Transmission System||Constant Mesh, 6-speed|
|Fuel System||PGM-FI with 34mm throttle bodies|
|Front Suspension||41mm fork; 5.9-inch travel|
|Rear Suspension||Dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 5.7-inch travel|
|Front Brake||Single 310mm disc with two-piston calipers; ABS|
|Rear Brake||Single 240mm disc, ABS|
|Seat Height||31.1 inches|
|Curb Weight||419 pounds (claimed, ready to ride)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||3.2 gallons|
|Warranty||One year, unlimited mileage|
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