Honda CB750KZ (1977-78)

Make Model: Honda CB 750 Four K7/ K8


Year: 1977 – 78
Engine: Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder.
Capacity: 736 cc / 44.9 cub in.
Bore x Stroke: 61 63 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Lubrication: Dry sump
Induction: 4 x 28 mm Keihin carburetors
Ignition: Battery, ignition coil
Spark Plug: NGK D8ES-L, NDX 24 ES
Starting: Electric, kick
Max Power: 50 kW / 67 hp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque: 60 Nm / 6.1 kgf-m / 44 lb-ft @ 7500 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Gear Ratios: 1st 13.99 / 2nd 9.54 / 3rd 7.45 / 4th 6.14 / 5th 5.26:1
Clutch: Multi-plate, wet
Frame: Tubular steel duplex cradle
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Front Wheel Travel: 141.5 mm / 5.6 in.
Rear Suspension: Swingarm, dual shocks, preload adjustable.

Rear Wheel Travel: 101.6 mm / 4.0 in.
Front Brake: Single 296 mm disc
Rear Brake: 179 mm Drum
Front Tyre: 3.25-19
Rear Tyre: 4.00-18
Rake: 28 degrees
Trail: 115 mm / 4.5 in
Dimensions: Length: 2280 mm / 89.8 in. Width: 880 mm / 34.6 in. Height: 1185 mm / 46.7 in.
Wheelbase: 1495 mm / 58.9 in.
Seat Height: 810 mm / 31.9 in.
Ground Clearance: 150 mm / 5.9 in.
Wet Weight: 231 kg / 408 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 19 L / 5.0 US gal
Reserve: 4 L / 1.1 US gal
Oil Capacity: 3.5 L / 3.7 US quarts
Consumption Average: 6.9 L/100 km / 14.6 km/l / 34.3 US mpg
Braking Distance 48 km/h / 30 mph – 0: 10 m / 32.9 ft
Braking Distance 97 km/h / 60 mph – 0: 41 m / 135.7 ft
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.5 sec / 100.9 mph
Top Speed: 198 km/h / 123.2 mph

Colours: Candy Alpha red, Excel black
Article: Kevin Dean, Real Classic


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