Honda CBX1000 (1978)

Make Model: Honda CBX 1000


Year: 1978
Engine: Four stroke, transverse six cylinder. DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 1047 cc / 63.9 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 64.5 x 53.4 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
Induction: 6x 28mm Keihin carburetors
Ignition: Electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 105 hp / 76.6 kW @ 9000 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 85 hp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque: 52.27 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Clutch: Wet plate clutch
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Gear Ratio: 1st 12.90 2nd 9.26 3rd 7.35 4th 6.35 5th 5.49
Front Suspension: Air assisted fork
Front Wheel Travel: 160 mm / 6.1 in
Rear Suspension: Adjustable dual damping swingarm
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2x 276mm discs

Rear Brakes: Single 296mm disc
Front Tyre: 3.50 V19
Rear Tyre: 4.25 V18
Rake: 27.25 degrees
Trail: 120 mm / 4.7 in
Dimensions: Length 2220 mm / 87 in Width 780 mm / 31 in Height 1145 mm / 45.1 in
Wheelbase: 1495 mm / 58.86 in
Seat Height: 810 mm / 31.9 in
Ground Clearance: 150 mm / 5.906 in.
Dry Weight: 247 kg / 544.5 lbs
Wet Weight: 272.1 kg / 599.9 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 20 Litres / 5.3 US gal
Consumption Average: 39.2 mpg
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: – / 40.8m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 11.9 sec / 185.3 km/h
Top Speed: 218.8 km/h
Reviews: Road tests


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