The famous Honda CB500F, CBR500R and CB500X are renewed for 2022 with important updates regarding the engine and the frame to help increase their desirability towards all lovers of two wheels, from beginners to the most experienced. The most significant updates can be observed at the front where a 41 mm upside-down Showa SFF-BP fork has been inserted, which is combined with new and lighter aluminum wheels with split spokes, and double 296 front discs. mm and to Nissin radial mount calipers, ensuring overall even more driving quality. All three bikes, always fun to ride, have a lightened swingarm but with greater torsional rigidity and increased lateral flexibility, with the aim of increasing handling and road holding. As for the brilliant 500cc twin-cylinder engine, the beating heart of the three bikes, it has been updated in the PGM-FI electronic injection settings so as to emphasize the torque delivery and make the bike more brilliant, while maintaining the 35kW limit. maximum power allowed for A2 license holders.
DS 4 Platform & Latest generation Hybrid
The new evolution of the EMP2 platform introduces new parts in composite materials, hot-stamped structural parts and more compact elements such as the air conditioning unit, which allows offering more storage space. The trunk volume is 430 liters, with hands-free access and a motorized tailgate. The new evolution of the EMP2 platform has been designed to meet the latest impact regulations and satisfy the most stringent consumers without compromising the overall mass of the structure. The notion of dynamic serenity so cherished by DS Automobiles goes even further. The use of technical solutions such as pseudo-gluing (about 34 meters of glue bead and welding points applied to the vehicle's structure) as well as completely redesigned suspension and steering elements, guarantee a driving pleasure that is a benchmark, thanks to optimal body torsion and exceptional feel that invites driving pleasure.
There are features in your vehicle you hope you will never have to use – and yet it is reassuring to have them on board. This is true, for example, of the automatic emergency call eCall, which has been mandatory for every new car in the EU since 2018. The mobile online services of ŠKODA Connect also offer other helpful functions in all current ŠKODA models with the exception of the CITIGOᵉ iV, grouped as proactive services under Care Connect. These support drivers with any questions they have about the car. Two functions in particular help to ensure a relaxed journey, especially during the travel season: the info and breakdown calls, the buttons for which can be found in the roof module next to the red emergency call button and are marked with an ‘i’ or a spanner.
The EQE features a sporty 'purpose design' with all the characteristic elements of Mercedes-EQ, one-bow lines and cab-forward design. Sensual Purity is reflected in generously modelled surfaces, reduced joints and seamless transitions (seamless design). The overhangs and the front end are kept short, the rear provides the dynamic accent with a sharp rear spoiler. Flush with the outer edge of the body, the 19- to 21‑inch wheels, together with a pronounced muscular shoulder section, give the EQE an athletic character. Compared to the luxury liner EQS, the EQE is even more streamlined, with a slightly shorter wheelbase, shorter overhangs and more recessed flanks - it carries the concept of the business saloon into the future. The sporty, low and slim front of the EQE forms a coupé-like silhouette with a bow (one bow) stretched tightly over the greenhouse. The A-pillar, which has been moved far forward, and the C-pillar at the rear create space for a generous passenger compartment. Unique in this segment is the cab-forward design: The overhangs and the front-end assembly are short, the rear forms a dynamic accent with a sharp rear spoiler. Flush with the outer edge of the body, wheels of around 725 mm in size on 19- to 21-inch rims, together with a muscular shoulder section, give the EQE an athletic character.