Honda, 1979, CBX 1000

Honda CBX 1000, 1979, Giappone

After the launch of the famous CB 750 Four in 1969, a bike that revolutionized the motorcycling world, Honda made a comeback in 1978 presenting the CBX 1000.

This new model reaffirmed the identity of the Japanese manufacturer worldwide: despite having a rather classic styling, the new bike is characterized by a sophisticated engine.

An air-cooled straight 6, with double overhead camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder and 6 Keihin carburetors.

It was one of two straight-6 motorcycles at the time, in direct competition with the Benelli Sei that could not brag the same mechanical reliability though..

After 1980, the CBX will be updated with a fairingverrà aggiornata esteticamente con una vistosa carenatura, spostando il modello nel settore delle Sports Tourer.

 

TECHNICAL NOTES

  • 6 Keihin carburetors
  • Double overhead camshaft
  • 24 valves, 4 per cylinder
  • Disk brakes
  • Chain drive
  • Multi-plate clutch
  • Twin 3-in-1 exhausts

 

Vehicle
Marque: Honda
Model: CBX 1000
Cylinder number / Capacity: 6/1047 cc
Power: 105 bhp at 9000 rpm
Speed: 215 kph
Weight: 245 kg
Year: 1979
Bodywork:
Marque: Honda
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