Honda, 1979, CBX 1000

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Marca: Honda
Modello: CBX 1000
N. Cilindri / Cilindrata: 6/1047 cc
Potenza: 105 CV
Velocità: 215 km/h
Peso: 245 kg
Anno: 1979

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.

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