1978 Honda CB750 K8/F3/A2
1978 CB750 K8
1978 Honda CB750K8
model summary
The K8 was the last of line for the four pipe SOHC 750 fours. If differed very little from the K7 of the preceeding year.
bodywork
1 Fuel tank striping changed to gold and red or gold and purple
2 Model name on side panel altered
3 Pin striping added to sidepanel with letter "K" incorporated
4 Seat padding altered to increase comfort for passenger
5 Colours: Excel Black, Purple
engine
1 Air cleaner breather added
running gear
No changes from K7
1978 CB750 F3
1978 Honda CB750F3
model summary
Virtually identical to the F2, the F3 was only sold in the USA and was the last of the SOHC 750s. The only changes were limited to improvements in oil sealing, repositioning of the rear brake master cylinder and a different font for the model name on the sidecovers.
bodywork
1 New colours available
2 Sidecover text altered
3 Colours: Candy Presto Red, Black
engine
1 Air cleaner breather added
2 Improved oil sealing
running gear
1 Rear bake master cylinder relocated
1978 CB750 A2
1978 Honda CB750A2
model summary
For the last year of production the bike retained the changes introduced over the previous two years plus the addition of Comstar wheels.
bodywork
1 Tank and side-cover striping changed
2 Colours: Candy Alpha Red, Candy Polaris Blue
engine
No changes from previous model
running gear
1 Comstar wheels fitted