Honda CD175 (1972-75)

The Honda CD 175 was a motorcycle produced by Honda between 1972 and 1975. It featured a four-stroke, twin-cylinder, SOHC engine with a capacity of 174cc. The cooling system was air-cooled and the compression ratio was not specified. The carburetor was used for induction and the ignition system was CDI. The Honda CD 175 could be started through electric or kick starting methods. The maximum power produced by the engine was 17 horsepower at 9000 rpm. The clutch was a wet multiplate type and the transmission had four speeds. The final drive was chain-driven. The frame was an open diamond shape with the engine acting as a stress member. The front suspension was oil-damped telescopic and had 115mm wheel travel. The rear suspension had twin shocks and had 64mm wheel travel. The front and rear brakes had 140mm and 130mm drum brakes respectively. The front and rear tires had a size of 2.75-17 and 3.00-17 respectively. The seat height was 744mm or 29.3 inches and the dry weight was 122kg or 269 lbs. The fuel capacity was 10.5 liters or 2.8 US gallons.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda CD 175

Year: 1972 – 75

Engine: Four stroke, twin cylinder, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 174 cc / 10.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke:
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio:
Induction: Carburetor
Ignition: CDI
Starting: Electric & kick
Max Power: 17 hp / 12.4 [email protected] 9000 rpm
Max Torque:
Clutch: Wet multiplate
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Open diamond frame with stressed engine
Front Suspension: Oil dampened telescopic, 115mm wheel travel.

Rear Suspension: Twin shock, oil dampened, 64mm wheel travel.
Front Brakes: 140mm Drum
Rear Brakes: 130mm Drum
Front Tyre: 2.75 -17
Rear Tyre: 3.00 -17
Seat Height: 744 mm / 29.3 in
Dry Weight: 122 kg / 269 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 10.5 Litres / 2.8 US gal

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