Honda CBX
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1978 Z
1979 Z
1980 A
performance
Top speed
135.00 mph
136.00 mph
130.00 mph
1/4 mile, seconds, mph
11.66 @ 117.60
11.33 @ 117.49
11.86 @ 114.50
0-30 mph
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1.8 sec.
0-60 mph
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4.5 sec.
Braking distance from 30 mph
32 ft.
28 ft.
36 ft.
Braking distance from 60 mph
132 ft.
120 ft.
145 ft.
Average fuel mileage
32 mpg
36 mpg
39.2 mpg
Price USD
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engine
Type
four-stroke
Cylinder arrangement
transverse inline six
Valve actuation
double overhead camshafts
Valve arrangement
2 inlet, 2 exhaust per cylinder
Valve adjustment
bucket & shim
Cooling
air
Bore x stroke
64.5 x 53.4 mm
Displacement
1047 cc
Compression ratio
9.3:1
Claimed BHP
103 @ 9000 rpm
100 @ 9000 rpm
Claimed torque, ft/lbs
62.7 ft. lbs. @ 9000
61.5 ft. lbs. @ 7500
Carburation
6 x 28 mm Keihin VB28
Ignition system
capacitor discharge
Lubrication system
wet sump
Oil capacity, US pint
11.6
Fuel capacity, US gal.
5.3
Starting system
electric
Electrical system
alternator, controlled field
Lighting system
60W/50W quartz halogen
Battery
12V-18AH
Air filtration
oiled foam, washable
drive train
Primary drive
HyVo chain, jackshaft + gear
Clutch
Wet, multi plate
Transmission
5 speed, constant mesh
Final drive
#630 single row chain
#530 single row chain
1st gear
12.90:1
2nd gear
9.26:1
3rd gear
7.35:1
4th gear
6.35:1
5th gear
5.49:1
6th gear
na
running gear
Frame
tubular backbone truss
Forks
35 mm telescopic
Rake
27.25ยบ
Trail
4.72 in.
Steering damper
NA
NA
NA
Rear shocks
five way adjustable
Front brakes
2 x 276 mm discs
Rear brakes
1 x 296 mm disc
Front tyre
3.50 H19 tubeless Dunlop F11
3.50 V19 tubeless
Rear tyre
4.25 H18 tubeless Dunlop F127
4.25 V18 tubeless
dimensions
Wheelbase
58.86 in.
Overall length
87.4 in.
Handlebar width
00.0 in.
Seat height
31.9 in.
Ground clearance
5.9 in.
Weight
549 lbs. (dry)
555 lbs.
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