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Honda CB450SC
Manufacturer Honda
Engine 447cc, four-stroke, parallel twin, 3-valve per cylinder
Transmission 5-speed plus overdrive sixth speed
Wheelbase 1450mm (57.1 in)
Seat height 785 mm(30.9 in.)
Weight 178 kg (392.5 lb)
Fuel capacity 12 liters (3.2 gal.)
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The Honda CB450SC is a motorcycle made by Honda starting in 1982. It is commonly known as the Nighthawk 450.

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1982

1982 Honda Nighthawk 450


The Honda Nighthawk 450 designated CB450SC'82 was sold in 1982. Two colors were available: Candy Wineberry Red and Cosmo Black Metallic. The "HONDA" wing tank emblem was gold. The tank and side cover stripes were chrome. The speedometer had a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The wheels were highlighted black comstars. The front fender was chrome.


  • Carburetor: 30mm constant velocity
  • Suspension: VHD™ rear shocks Forks: Air-adjustable
  • The serial number began JH2PC054*CM000015.

1983

1983 Honda Nighthawk 450


The CB450SC'83 was sold in 1983 in one of two colors: Candy Wineberry Red or Black. The pinstripes on the red bike were black, but on the black bike they were gray. The Honda wing tank emblem was gold. The front fender was chrome. The wheels were cast alloy. The speedometer had a 105 mph (170 km) limit.

  • Engine: 447cc, four-stroke, parallel twin, 3-valve per cylinder
  • Carburetor: 30mm constant velocity
  • Transmission: 5-speed plus overdrive sixth speed
  • Suspension: VHD™ rear shocks Forks: Air-adjustable
  • Wheels: New cast alloy with tubeless tires
  • Wheelbase: 1450mm (57.1 in)
  • Seat height: 785 mm(30.9 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 12 liters (3.2 gal.)
  • Weight: 178 kg (392.5 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2PC054*DM100001.

1983 Honda CB450SC Nighthawk Brochure

1984

1984 Honda Nighthawk 450


  • Engine: 447cc, four-stroke, parallel twin Valves: 3-valve per cylinder Pentroof™ head
  • Balance: Dual counterbalancers
  • Carburetor: 30mm constant velocity
  • Transmission: 5-speed plus overdrive sixth speed
  • Suspension: VHD™ rear shocks Forks: Air-adjustable
  • Wheels: New cast alloy with tubeless tires
  • Wheelbase: 1450mm (57.1 in)
  • Seat height: 785 mm(30.9 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 12 liters (3.2 gal.)
  • Weight: 178 kg (392.5 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2PC054*EM100001.

1985

1985 Honda Nighthawk 450
1985 Honda Nighthawk 450 (CB450SC) in Candy Empire Blue
1985 Honda Nighthawk 450 (CB450SC) in Candy Empire Blue
1985 Honda Nighthawk 450 (CB450SC) in Candy Empire Blue
1985 Honda Nighthawk 450 (CB450SC) in Candy Empire Blue
1985 Honda Nighthawk 450 (CB450SC) in Candy Empire Blue


The CB450SC'85 was sold in 1985 in one of two colors: Candy Empire Blue or Candy Andromeda Red. The pinstripes on the blue bike were light blue, but on the red unit they were red. The Honda wing tank emblem was silver. The "Nighthawk 450" side cover decal was silver and red. The front fender was chrome. The wheels were cast alloy. The speedometer had a 105 mph (170 km) limit. The engine was a 447cc 4-stroke SOHC 3-valve parallel twin. The transmission was a 6-speed. The serial number began JH2PC054*FM300001.

1986

1986 Honda Nighthawk 450


The CB450SC'86 was sold in 1986 in one of two colors: Candy Flair Blue or Candy Glory Red. The pinstripes on the blue bike were silver; but on the red bike they were black. The Honda wing tank emblem was silver. The "Nighthawk 450" side cover decal was silver. The front fender was painted the basic color (blue or red). The wheels were cast alloy. The speedometer had a 105 mph (170 km) limit. The engine was a 447cc 4-stroke SOHC 3-valve parallel twin. The transmission was a 6-speed. The serial number began JH2PC054*GM400001.



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