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{{DISPLAYTITLE:{{PAGENAME}} Nighthawk 700S: history, specs, pictures}}
|name            = Honda CB700SC  
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{{Motorcycle
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|name            = '''Honda CB700SC Nighthawk S'''
|aka              = Nighthawk
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|photo=1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7894-0.jpg
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|aka              = CB 700 SC Nighthawk S
 
|manufacturer    = [[Honda]]
 
|manufacturer    = [[Honda]]
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|production      = 84-86
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|production      = 1984
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|model_year      =
 
|predecessor      = [[Honda CB650SC]]
 
|predecessor      = [[Honda CB650SC]]
|successor        =  
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|successor        = [[Honda CBR600F]]
|class            =  
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|class            =[[Standard]]
|engine          = 700cc
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|engine          = 696cc in-line four, four-stroke
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|bore_stroke      = 67.9mm x 49.4mm
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|top_speed        = 147 mph (236 km/h)
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|power            = 78.32 HP (58.4 KW) @ 10000RPM
|torque          =  
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|torque          = 44.99 ft/lbs (61.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM
|ignition        =  
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|fuel_system      = carburetor. keihin 31 mm constant-vacuum
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|ignition        =
 
|spark_plug      = {{sparkplug|NGK DPR8EA-9}} '84-86
 
|spark_plug      = {{sparkplug|NGK DPR8EA-9}} '84-86
 
|battery          = {{battery|YUASA YB14L-A1}} '84-86
 
|battery          = {{battery|YUASA YB14L-A1}} '84-86
|transmission    =  
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|transmission    = Gear box: 6-speed <br>
|frame            =  
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Final Drive: [[shaft]] drive (cardan) <br>
|suspension      =  
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Clutch: hydrolic <br>
|brakes          =  
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|front_tire      = {{tire|110/90-16}} '84-86
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|final_drive=Shaft
|rear_tire    = {{tire|130/90-16}} '84-86
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|rake_trail      =  
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|brakes          =Front: double disc <br>Rear: expanding [[brake]] (drum brake)
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|front_tire      ={{tire|110/90-16}}
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|rear_tire    ={{tire|130/90-16}}
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|dry_weight      = 468.92 pounds (212.7 Kg)
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|fuel_capacity    = 4.2 Gallon (15.89 Liters)
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|recommended_oil=Honda GN4 10W-40
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The '''[[Honda]] CB700SC''' is a [[motorcycle]] produced by [[Honda]] from 1984 to 1986 and more commonly known as the Nighthawk 700S.
 
  
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The '''[[Honda]] CB700SC''' is a [[motorcycle]] produced by [[Honda]] from 1984 to 1986 and more commonly known as the Nighthawk 700S.  It could reach a top speed of 147 mph (236 km/h). Max [[torque]] was 44.99 ft/lbs (61.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed [[horsepower]] was 78.32 HP (58.4 KW) @ 10000 RPM. 
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==History==
 
Although the Honda [[Honda CB750SC|Nighthawk CB750SC]] [[Motorcycle]] had been introduced in 1982, the 700 cc Nighthawk debuted two years later. In fact, the 1984 750 and 700 were almost identical except for the engine size. In Canada, for instance, the dealers opted for the 750 rather than the 700 because Canada did not have the tariffs that the U.S. imposed on motorcycles over 700 cc.
 
Although the Honda [[Honda CB750SC|Nighthawk CB750SC]] [[Motorcycle]] had been introduced in 1982, the 700 cc Nighthawk debuted two years later. In fact, the 1984 750 and 700 were almost identical except for the engine size. In Canada, for instance, the dealers opted for the 750 rather than the 700 because Canada did not have the tariffs that the U.S. imposed on motorcycles over 700 cc.
  
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Since full-tilt sportbikes of the era were gravitating toward a more radical look with full fairings and crouched seating positions, the Nighthawk filled the gap between sport and standard motorcycles. Though a good compromise and a capable performer, the 700 Nighthawk was phased out after the 1986 model.
 
Since full-tilt sportbikes of the era were gravitating toward a more radical look with full fairings and crouched seating positions, the Nighthawk filled the gap between sport and standard motorcycles. Though a good compromise and a capable performer, the 700 Nighthawk was phased out after the 1986 model.
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==Engine==
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The engine was a oil & [[air cooled]] in-line four, four-stroke. A 67.9mm [[bore]] x 49.4mm [[stroke]] result in a [[displacement]] of just 696.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin [[cam]] (dohc). 
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==Drive==
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The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the hydrolic. 
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==Chassis==
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Stopping was achieved via double disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The CB700SC Nighthawk S was fitted with a 4.2 Gallon (15.89 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 468.92 pounds (212.7 Kg). 
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==1984==
 
==1984==
[[Image:1984_honda_Cb700sc.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk "S"]]
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<gallery mode='packed-hover'>
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-BlackBlue-0.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC NightHawk S in Black/Blue]]
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File:1984_honda_Cb700sc.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk "S"
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-BlackBlue-1.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC NightHawk S in Black/Blue]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-BlackBlue-0.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC NightHawk S in Black/Blue
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7894-0.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC in Red/Black]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-BlackBlue-1.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC NightHawk S in Black/Blue
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7894-1.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC in Red/Black]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7894-0.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC in Red/Black
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7894-2.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC in Red/Black]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7894-1.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC in Red/Black
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-0.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7894-2.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda CB700SC in Red/Black
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-1.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-0.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-2.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-1.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-3.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-2.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black
[[Image:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-4.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black]]
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-3.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black
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File:1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7960-4.jpg|left|thumb|1984 Honda Nighthawk 700 (CB700SC) in Red/Black
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</gallery>
 
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==1985==
 
==1985==
[[Image:1985_honda_Cb700sc.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk "S"]]
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<gallery mode='packed-hover'>
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-0.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red]]
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File:1985_honda_Cb700sc.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk "S"
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-1.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-0.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-2.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-1.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-3.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-2.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-4.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-3.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Red-0.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk "S" (CB700SC) in Red]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-BlackRed-4.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk CB700SC in Black/Red
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Red-1.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk "S" (CB700SC) in Red]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Red-0.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk "S" (CB700SC) in Red
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-0.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Red-1.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda Nighthawk "S" (CB700SC) in Red
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-1.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-0.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-2.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-1.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-3.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-2.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-4.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-3.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-5.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-4.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue
[[Image:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-6.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue]]
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-5.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue
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File:1985-Honda-CB700SC-Blue-3256-6.jpg|left|thumb|1985 Honda CB700SC in Blue
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</gallery>
 
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==1986==
 
==1986==
[[Image:1986_honda_Cb700sc.jpg|left|thumb|1986 Honda Nighthawk "S"]]
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<gallery mode='packed-hover'>
[[Image:1986-Honda-CB700SC-White-0.jpg|left|thumb|1986 Honda CB700SC in White]]
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File:1986_honda_Cb700sc.jpg|left|thumb|1986 Honda Nighthawk "S"
[[Image:1986-Honda-CB700SC-White-1.jpg|left|thumb|1986 Honda CB700SC in White]]
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File:1986-Honda-CB700SC-White-0.jpg|left|thumb|1986 Honda CB700SC in White
[[Image:1986-Honda-CB700SC-White-2.jpg|left|thumb|1986 Honda CB700SC in White]]
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File:1986-Honda-CB700SC-White-1.jpg|left|thumb|1986 Honda CB700SC in White
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File:1986-Honda-CB700SC-White-2.jpg|left|thumb|1986 Honda CB700SC in White
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The CB700SC'86 was sold in 1986 and came in one of two color schemes: Black with Candy Alamoana Red or Candy Aleutian Blue with Shasta White. The black bike had red panels outlined with orange stripes; but the blue bike had white panels outlined with red stripes. The wheels, engine, and "velocity stack" covers were solid black. The left side fork leg was solid black. The speedometer numbers were in increments of 10 (e.g., 15, 25, 35, 45, etc.). The engine was a 696cc [[DOHC]] 4-valve inline four linked to a 6-speed transmission and driving a shaft to the rear wheels. The serial number began JH2RC200*GM200001
 
The CB700SC'86 was sold in 1986 and came in one of two color schemes: Black with Candy Alamoana Red or Candy Aleutian Blue with Shasta White. The black bike had red panels outlined with orange stripes; but the blue bike had white panels outlined with red stripes. The wheels, engine, and "velocity stack" covers were solid black. The left side fork leg was solid black. The speedometer numbers were in increments of 10 (e.g., 15, 25, 35, 45, etc.). The engine was a 696cc [[DOHC]] 4-valve inline four linked to a 6-speed transmission and driving a shaft to the rear wheels. The serial number began JH2RC200*GM200001
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1984-Honda-CB700SC-RedBlack-7894-0.jpg
Honda CB700SC Nighthawk S
Manufacturer
Also called CB 700 SC Nighthawk S
Production 1984
Class Standard
Predecessor Honda CB650SC
Successor Honda CBR600F
Engine
696cc in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 67.9mm x 49.4mm
Top Speed 147 mph (236 km/h)
Horsepower 78.32 HP (58.4 KW) @ 10000RPM
Torque 44.99 ft/lbs (61.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM
Fuel System carburetor. keihin 31 mm constant-vacuum
Spark Plug NGK DPR8EA-9 '84-86
Battery YUASA YB14L-A1 '84-86
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: hydrolic
Final Drive Shaft
Brakes Front: double disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 110/90-16
Rear Tire 130/90-16
Weight 468.92 pounds (212.7 Kg) (dry),
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 4.2 Gallon (15.89 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

Brochures ·


The Honda CB700SC is a motorcycle produced by Honda from 1984 to 1986 and more commonly known as the Nighthawk 700S. It could reach a top speed of 147 mph (236 km/h). Max torque was 44.99 ft/lbs (61.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 78.32 HP (58.4 KW) @ 10000 RPM.

History[edit]

Although the Honda Nighthawk CB750SC Motorcycle had been introduced in 1982, the 700 cc Nighthawk debuted two years later. In fact, the 1984 750 and 700 were almost identical except for the engine size. In Canada, for instance, the dealers opted for the 750 rather than the 700 because Canada did not have the tariffs that the U.S. imposed on motorcycles over 700 cc.

While its ancestor, the 650 Nighthawk, had a standard Motorcycle style, the 700 had angular lines capped by a small "bikini" fairing and a smaller (16 inch) front wheel which was the rage for sportbikes. The bike came only in black with either red or blue accent panels.

The engine was a larger version of the 650 Nighthawk's double-overhead cam, four cylinder with hydraulic lifters which virtually eliminated valve adjustments. The exhaust was a four-into-two finished in black chrome. The engine was enameled mostly in black with chrome trim. Other components normally chromed were also enameled in black including the lower fork legs, handlebars, and rear grab rails.

Since full-tilt sportbikes of the era were gravitating toward a more radical look with full fairings and crouched seating positions, the Nighthawk filled the gap between sport and standard motorcycles. Though a good compromise and a capable performer, the 700 Nighthawk was phased out after the 1986 model.


Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 67.9mm bore x 49.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 696.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the hydrolic.

Chassis[edit]

Stopping was achieved via double disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The CB700SC Nighthawk S was fitted with a 4.2 Gallon (15.89 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 468.92 pounds (212.7 Kg).


1984[edit]


The CB700SC'84 Nighthawk "S" was sold in 1984 in one of two color schemes: Black with Red or Black with Blue. The color panels were on the tank, side covers, rear fender, and fairing. The color panels were outlined with a color matching pinstripe. The left side fork leg was black with a white "TRAC" logo. The engine was a 696cc DOHC 4-valve inline four linked to a 6-speed transmission and driving a shaft to the rear wheels. The serial number began JH2RC200*EM000014.

1985[edit]


The CB700SC'85 Nighthawk "S" was sold in 1985 in one of two color schemes: Black with Red or Black with Blue. The color panels were outlined with white pinstripes. The left side fork leg was solid black. The speedometer numbers were in increments of 10 (e.g., 15, 25, 35, 45, etc.). The engine was a 696cc DOHC 4-valve inline four linked to a 6-speed transmission and driving a shaft to the rear wheels. The serial number began JH2RC200*FM100001.

1986[edit]


The CB700SC'86 was sold in 1986 and came in one of two color schemes: Black with Candy Alamoana Red or Candy Aleutian Blue with Shasta White. The black bike had red panels outlined with orange stripes; but the blue bike had white panels outlined with red stripes. The wheels, engine, and "velocity stack" covers were solid black. The left side fork leg was solid black. The speedometer numbers were in increments of 10 (e.g., 15, 25, 35, 45, etc.). The engine was a 696cc DOHC 4-valve inline four linked to a 6-speed transmission and driving a shaft to the rear wheels. The serial number began JH2RC200*GM200001



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