1978 Honda CX500B

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– 1978 Honda CX500B


Manufacturer – Make – Model – Year: Honda CX 500 B 1978
Motorcycle Style: Standard


Engine Type: 497 cc, water cooled, v-twin, 4-stroke
Engine Bore and Stroke: 78 mm x 52 mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Valves 4 valves/cylinder
Fuel system VB 36 B / 35 mm
Horsepower: 27 hp (20.1 kW) @ 6500 rpm
Torque 35 Nm (25.8 ft. lbs) @ 4000 rpm

Transmission type: 5 speed
Final Drive: Shaft


Tire – Front: 3,25-19
Tire – Rear: 3,75-18
Brakes – Front: dual disc with 1-piston calipers


Overall length 2205 mm (86.8 inches)
Overall width 620 mm (24.4 inches)
Overall height 1160 mm (45.7 inches)
Wheelbase 1455 mm (57.3 inches)
Fuel capacity – reserve 17 l (4.5 gallon US)
Dry weight 217 kg (478.4 pounds)

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