Honda CMX450C Rebel (1986-87)

The Honda CMX 450C Rebel was produced between 1986 and 1987 with a four-stroke parallel twin-cylinder engine and a capacity of 447cc. The engine had a SOHC and three valves per cylinder, while the bike was cooled by an air-cooling system. It had a maximum power of 38 hp at 8000 rpm, with a compression ratio of 9.3:1. The induction system used two 32mm Keihin carburetors, and the ignition was battery-powered and inductive. It had a wet, multi-plate clutch and six-speed transmission. The final drive was a chain.

The bike came with a double-cradle frame, centre-axle fork, 38mm forks, and 140mm wheel travel. The rear suspension had dual shocks with adjustable spring preloads. The front brakes were equipped with a single 240mm disc and a two-piston caliper; the rear brake had a 230mm drum. The front tyre was 100/90-18, and the rear tyre was 140/90-15.

The bike had a rake measurement of 58.0 degrees and a trail of 135 mm/5.3 in. The wheelbase measurement was 1530 mm/60.2 in with a seat height of 690 mm/27.2 in. The dry weight was 174.0 kg/383.6 lbs, while the wet weight was 187 kg/408 lbs. The fuel capacity was 12 litres/3.1 US gal, with an average fuel consumption of 57.2 mpg/26.4 km/lit.

The Honda CMX 450C Rebel had a standing quarter-mile of 14.4 sec/90 mph and a top speed of 101 mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda CMX 450C Rebel

Year: 1986-87

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder. SOHC, 3 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 447 cc / 27.2 cu-in
Cooling System: Air cooled
Bore x Stroke: 75 x 50.6 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.3;1
Induction: 2x 32mm Keihin
Ignition: Battery powered, inductive
Max Power: 38 hp / 27.7 kW @ 8000 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Double cradle
Front Suspension: Centre axle fork, 38mm forks, 140mm wheel travel
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks adjustable spring preload,

Front Brakes: Single 240mm discs 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: 230mm Drum
Front Tyre: 100/90 -18
Rear Tyre: 140/90 -15
Rake: 58.0 degrees
Trail: 135 mm / 5.3 in
Wheelbase: 1530 mm / 60.2 in
Seat Height: 690 mm / 27.2 in
Dry Weight: 174.0 kg / 383.6 lbs
Wet Weight: 187 kg / 408 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 12 Litres / 3.1 US gal
Consumption Average: 57.2 mpg / 26.4 km/lit
Standing 1/4 Mile: 14.4 sec / 90 mp/h
Top Speed: 101 mp/h

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