Honda CBX550 (1984-86)

The Honda CBX550 was produced from 1984-86 and had a four stroke, transverse four cylinder engine with a capacity of 572cc. It had a maximum power of 65hp at 10000 rpm and a maximum torque of 49Nm at 8000 rpm. The bike had a high compression ratio of 9.5:1, with induction from four 30mm Keihin CV carburettors and transistorized ignition. The transmission had six speeds and a final drive chain. The bike’s frame was a duplex cradle tubular steel design and it had air-assisted telescopic forks with anti-dive in the front suspension, and pro-link air-assisted shocks in the rear suspension. The front brakes consisted of 2x 230mm discs with a two-piston caliper, while the rear brake had a single 230mm disc. The front tyre was a 3.60-18, and the rear tyre was a 4.10-18. The bike had a length of 2085mm, a width of 740mm and a height of 1080mm, with a wheelbase of 1380mm and a seat height of 785mm. The dry weight was 184kg and the fuel capacity was 17 litres.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda CBX 550F

Year: 1984-86

Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 572 cc / 34.9 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 59.2 x 52 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Induction: 4x 30mm Keihin CV carburettors
Ignition: Transistorized
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 65 hp / 47.4 kW @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque: 49 Nm / 36.1 lb-ft @ 8000 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Duplex cradle; tubular steel
Front Suspension: Air assisted telescopic forks, with anti-dive
Rear Suspension: Pro-link air assisted shocks

Front Brakes: 2x 230mm discs 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 230mm disc
Front Tyre: 3.60-18
Rear Tyre: 4.10-18
Dimensions: Lenth 2085 mm / 82.0 in Width 740 mm / 29.1 in Height 1080 mm / 40.5 in
Wheelbase: 1380 mm / 54.3 in
Seat Height: 785 m / 30.9 in
Dry Weight: 184 kg / 406 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.4 US gal

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