Honda CB175K

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Honda CB175

Honda CB175

High revving with a hard charging nature of the engine producing 20 bhp (15 kW), this was a beefier version of the CD175 but with twin carburetors and wilder cams. This bike was made keeping single purpose in mind i.e. excess of fun and performance combined with excellent styling. Top speed was increased to 85 mph (136km/h) with better acceleration compared to 80 mph(128 km/h) of CD175. But all of this came with a price as exhaust valves gave in early and engine had a relatively shorter life.Bike came fitted with a rev meter, round stretched out indicators, flatter handle bars, Honda logo on fuel tank and an Electric Starter. This bike was in production from 1969 to [[1975.

Specifications

Year of production
1970-1975
Displacement
174 cm³
Engine
4 Stroke Air cooled Parallel. Single Over Head Cam
Power
20 bhp
Top speed
85 mph (136 km/h)

1969

Early

1969 Honda CB175 "Early"


The CB175K3 Early model Super Sport 175 was sold in 1969. It came in one of two colors: Candy Blue with White or Candy Orange with White. The gas tank was a two-tone with a black rubber pad. The "HONDA" tank emblem was in the white section. The side cover was white. The "175" emblem was white and the basic color (blue or orange). The seat surface was not pleated. The electrical system was 12-volt. The engine was a 174cc OHC parallel twin linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began CB175-4000001.

Late

1969 Honda CB175 "Late"


The CB175K3 Late model Super Sport 175 also sold in 1969. It also came in one of two colors: Candy Blue with white or Candy Orange with white. The "HONDA" tank emblem was in the color section. The seat surface was pleated. The rear shock springs were concealed. The electrical system was 12-volt. The engine was a 174cc OHC parallel twin linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began CB175-4000001.

1970

1970 Honda CB175
1970 Honda CB175


The CB175K4 Super Sport 175 was sold in 1970 and came in one of three colors: Candy Blue Green with White, Candy Gold with White, or Candy Ruby Red with White. The gas tank was two-tone with a black "HONDA" emblem. The "175" emblem was black with a white base. The electrical system was 12-volt. The engine was a 174cc OHC parallel twin linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began CB175-5000001.

1971

1971 Honda CB175
1971 Honda CB175K5 in Red
1971 Honda CB175K5 in Red
1971 Honda CB175K5 in Red
1971 Honda CB175K5 in Red
1971 Honda CB175K5 in Red
1971 Honda CB175K5 in Red
1971 Honda CB175K5 in Red


The CB175K5 Super Sport 175 was sold in 1971. Dual pin stripes were added to the white section of the tank. The "175" side cover emblem was white with a black and chrome base. The electrical system was 12-volt. The engine was a 174cc OHC parallel twin linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number begins CB175-6000001.

1972

1972 Honda CB175


The CB175K6 Super Sport 175 was sold in 1972 and came in two available colors: Light Ruby Red or Candy Gold. The gas tank stripe was black with a white "HONDA" emblem. The side cover wing emblem had a red triangular base. The "175" side cover emblem was black with white lettering. The headlight shell was black. The electrical system was 12-volt. The engine was a 174cc OHC parallel twin linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began CB175-7000001.

1973

1973 Honda CB175


The CB175K7 Super Sport 175 was sold in 1973 and came in two available colors: Hawaiian Blue Metallic or Candy Orange. The white and black fuel tank stripe had a white "HONDA" emblem. The side cover wing emblem had a red triangular base. The "175" side cover emblem was white with black lettering. The headlight shell was black. There is a chrome grip pipe behind the seat. The instrumentation is tilted toward the rider. The electrical system was 12-volt. The engine was a 174cc OHC parallel twin linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began CB175-8000001.