1971 Honda CB750 K1
1971 Honda CB750K1 in
model summary
The K1 was the first revision of the CB and the major changes centered on redesign of the side panels and airbox and refinement of the front brake and various engine components. Released on the American market on 21st September 1970.
bodywork
1 New gauges, lenses changed from acrylic resin to glass
2 Side cover smaller, more rounded, no inlet slits, badge changed
3 Airbox shape changed, smaller, more rounded, made from
crack resistant black plastic
4 Colours: Candy Ruby Red, Candy Gold, Valley Green Metallic,
Candy Garnet Brown
engine
1 K0 crossbar & linkage caburettor slide lift mechanism retained
2 Cam chain tensioner push bar & tensioning bolt changed
3 Clutch cover changed to take revised plate
4 Drive sprocket upped from 17 to 18 teeth
running gear
1 Reshaped disc brake caliper, painted black, narrower front hub
3 Rear damper units redesigned to improve chain life
4 Three teeth added to rear sprocket for a total of 48