Model dimensions & weights

Engine

 

500

50 Hp at 9000 rpm

Torque: 43 Nm at 7000 rpm

Volume:  493 cm3

Comp: 10 : 1

 

650

64 Hp at 8000 rpm

Torque:  6,2 kg/m at 6500 rpm  

Volume: 673 cm

Comp: 9,8 : 1

 

Overall length

 

CX500 C 1979, 1980

2150 mm (84.7 in)

CX500 C 1981, 1982

2160 mm (85.0 in)

CX650C

2180 mm (85.8 in)

CX500 (UK), CX500 1978, 1979, all CX500 D models

2185 mm (86.0 in)

CX500-A, CX500-B, GL500 1981, 1982

2205 mm (86.8 in)

GL650

2215 mm (87.2 in)

GL500 D-C

2235 mm (88.0 in)

 CX500 C-B, CX500 E-C

2240 mm (88.2 in)

CX650E-D

2250 mm (88.6 in)

GL650 D2-E

2260 mm (89.0 in)

GL500 I 1981, 1982, GL650 I

2305 mm (90.8 in)

 

Overall width

 

CX500 (UK)

740 mm (29.1 in)

CX500 E-C

755 mm (29.7 in)

CX650E-D

760 mm (29.9 in)

CX500-A, CX500-B

770 mm (30.3 in)

CX650C

790 mm (31.1 in)

CX500 C 19R2

855 mm (33.7 in)

CX500 1978, 1979, all CX500 D models

865 mm (34.1 in)

CX500 C-B, CX500 C 1979, 1980, all GL500 models

875 mm (34.5 in)

CX500 C 1981, GL650 D2-E, GL650 I

885 mm (34.8 in)

GL650

890 mm (35.1 in)

 

Overall height

 

 

1125 mm (44.3 in)

All CX500 D models, CX650C

1165 mm (45.9 in)

CX500 C-B, CX500 C 1979, 1980, 1981

1170 mm (46.1 in)

CX500 1 978, 1979

1175 mm (46.3 in)

GL500 1981, 1982

1178 mm (46.4 in)

GL650

1184 mm (46.6 in)

CX500 E-C, CX650 E-D

1190 mm (46.9 in)

CX500 C 1982

1195 mm (47.1 in)

CX500-A, CX500-B

1205 mm (47.4 in)

GL650 D2-E, GL650 I

1480 mm (58.3 in)

GL500 D-C, GL500 I 1981, 1982

1505 mm (59.3 in)

 

Wheelbase

CX500 C 1981, 1982

1465 mm (57.7 in)

All Pro-Link models

1495 mm (58.9 in)

CX650C

1515 mm (59.6 in)

All other models

1455 mm (57.3 in)

Seat height

 

GL650 D2-E, GL650 I

770 mm (30.3 in)

All GL500 models, GL650, CX650C

780 mm (30.7 in)

CX500 C-B, CX500 C 1979, 1980, 1982

790 mm (31.1 in)

CX500-B, CX500-C 1981, CX500 E-C, CX650 E-D

795 mm (31.3 in)

All CX500 D models

800 mm (31.5 in)

CX500 (UK), CX500-A, CX500 1978, 1979

810 mm (31.9 in)

 

Ground clearance

 

GL500 I 1 981

127 mm (5.0 in)

GL500 1981

132 mm (5.2 in)

All CX500 C and CX500 D models, GL650 D2-E, GL650 I

145 mm (5.7 in)

GL500 D-C, GL500 I 1982

148 mm (5.8 in)

All CX500 models, CX650 E-D, GL650

150 mm (5.9 in)

GL500 1982

152 mm (6.0 in)

CX650C

155 mm (6.1 in)

CX500 E-C

165 mm (6.5 in)

 

Dry weight

 

CX650 C

196 kg (432 Ib)

All CX500 models

200 kg (441 Ib)

All CX500 C (US) models

202 kg (445 Ib)

CX500 C-B, all CX500 D models

205 kg (452 Ib)

GL500 1981, 1982

207 kg (456 Ib)

CX500 E-C

208 kg (459 Ib)

CX650E-D

210 kg (463 Ib)

GL650

217 kg (478 Ib)

GL500 D-C

222 kg (489 Ib)

GL650 D2-E

230 kg (507 Ib)

GL650 I

240 kg (529 Ib)

GL500 I 1981, 1982

247 kg (545 Ib)