Honda CBX550F: review, history, specs

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'Honda CBX550'
Also called CBX550F 2 (reduced effect), CBX 550 F 2 (reduced effect), CBX550F (reduced effect), CBX 550 F (reduced effect), CBX550F 2, CBX 550 F 2, CBX 550 F, CBX 550, CBX550F
Production 1982 - 1985
Class [[:Category:Sport touring motorcycles|Sport touring]] [[Category:Sport touring motorcycles]]
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 59.2mm x 52.0mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Top Speed 119 mph (191 km/h)
Horsepower 58.74 HP (43.8 KW) @ 10000RPM
Torque 36.14 ft/lbs (49.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM
Fuel System 4x30mm Keihin Carburetors
Battery 9.5:1
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: Air assisted telescopic forks, with anti-dive
Rear: Pro-link air assisted shocks
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 3.60-18
Rear Tire 4.10-18
Weight 209.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters)
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Manuals Service Manual

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The Honda CBX550F was a in-line four, four-stroke Sport touring motorcycle produced by Honda between 1982 and 1985. It could reach a top speed of 119 mph (191 km/h). Max torque was 36.14 ft/lbs (49.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 58.74 HP (43.8 KW) @ 10000 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 59.2mm bore x 52.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 572.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).


The bike has a 6-speed transmission.


It came with a 3.60-18 front tire and a 4.10-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Air assisted telescopic forks, with anti-dive while the rear was equipped with a Pro-link air assisted shocks. The CBX550F was fitted with a 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1982 Honda CBX 550 F

1982 Honda CBX 550 F

Kept in production for only one year, since 1981 until 1982, the CBX 550 F came with an air cooled, four stroke, 572cc engine which developed 65 horsepower at 10000rpm.

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