Honda CB550 Super Sport (1974-75)

The Honda CB550 Super Sport motorcycle was produced from 1974-75 and features a four-stroke, transverse four-cylinder, SOHC engine with a capacity of 544cc. It has four Keihin 22mm carburetors, a battery ignition with points, and can start with an electric or kick start. The bike has a maximum power of 50hp at 8500rpm and a maximum torque of 43.1Nm at 7400rpm. It has a five-speed transmission with a chain final drive, a double cradle tubular steel frame, and 35mm telescopic hydraulic front forks. The rear suspension is dual shocks with lateral adjustable preload. The front brake is a single 270mm disc, while the rear brake is a drum. The wet weight of the motorcycle is 206.0kg and it has a fuel capacity of 14 litres. The consumption average is 41 miles per gallon and it can reach a top speed of 102mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda CB 550F Super Sport

Year: 1974 – 75

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, four stroke, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 544 cc / 33.1 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 58.5 x 50.6 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Induction: 4x Keihin, 22 mm carburetors
Ignition: Battery, with points
Starting: Electric & kick
Max Power: 50 hp / 36.5 kW @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 43.1 Nm / 31.8 lb-ft @ 7400 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Double cradle tubular steal
Front Suspension: 35mm Telescopic hydraulic forks,
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks, lateral adjustable preload

Front Brakes: Single 270mm disc
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.25-19
Rear Tyre: 3.75-18
Rake: 64 degrees
Trail: 105 mm / 4.1 ub
Wheelbase: 1405 mm / 55.3 in
Seat Height: 805 mm / 31.7 in
Dry Weight: 191 kg / 421 lbs
Wet Weight: 206.0 kg / 454.2 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres / 3.7 US gal
Consumption Average: 41 mpg
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: – / 44.5 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.5 sec / 144.2 km/h
Top Speed: 164 km/h / 102 mph

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