Honda CB550 (1974-1978) For Sale
What Is It?
The Honda CB550 F and K are standard naked bikes which are powered by an air cooled 544 cc inline four cylinder 8v engine, producing 50 bhp at 8,500 rpm and maximum torque at 7,500 rpm.
- Steel tubular frame
- Disc brake up front with single piston caliper
- Rear drum brake
- 35 mm telescopic fork
- Dual rear shocks with adjustable pre-load
- Electric and kick starter
- 5 speed gearbox
- 4->4 exhaust system
The CB550K is closely related to the CB500F but with a slightly bored out engine delivering more mid-range power and torque however the weight is up roughly 8 kg. The 19" front wire-spoked wheel takes a 3.25 tyre and the rear 18" a 3.75.
From 1975 to 1977 they also offered the CB550K SuperSport with a lightweight 4->1 exhaust system and flatter handlebars.
Colours: Black, red, blue, yellow
Check out SOHC4.net for loads of info.
Capacity: 544 cc (average)
Power: 50 bhp / 37 kW (average)
Red Line: 9,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 105 mph / 169 km/h (high)
Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)
Range: 120 miles / 193 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 14.0 litres / 3.1 gallons (average)
Seat Height: 805 mm / 31.7 inches (average)
Dry Weight: 198 kg / 437 pounds
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Popularity & How Many Left
|Year||On The Road||Off The Road||Total||For Sale|
|1974||2||-||2||8 / month|
|1975||1||2||3||5 / month|
|1976||3||6||9||29 / month|
|1977||5||4||9||48 / month|
|1978||2||8||10||25 / month|