Honda CB600F Hornet For Sale

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Honda CB600F Hornet
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Current Prices: £2,750–£1,350
Insurance Costs: 8 of 10

What Is It?

The Honda Hornet is a mid-range naked bike and is powered by a Euro 1 compliant liquid cooled 599 cc inline four engine, producing 92.1 bhp at 12,000 rpm and maximum torque at 9,500 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel mono-backbone frame and Aluminium swingarm
  • Dual 296 mm discs up front with two piston calipers
  • 220 mm disc at the rear with single piston caliper
  • Showa 41 mm fork with 125 mm travel
  • Rear shock with 7 level adjustable pre-load and 128 mm travel
  • 34 mm carbs (36 mm on the CBR600F)
  • 4->2->1 Stainless Steel exhaust system
  • Aluminium pillion grab rail
  • 6 speed gearbox

The bike is a bit of a hybrid, with the engine and design theme from the CBR600F Jelly Mould and tyres from the CBR900RR Fireblade. The engine has been de-tuned to offer more power lower down and a bit less at the top, resulting in a boost of day to day usability.

The main difference between the two however is the mono-backbone frame of the Hornet whereas the CBR uses a perimeter frame. It shows off the engine really well, which is a stressed member of the frame and there's even a 3 litre storage space under the seat.

The 3-spoke 16" front wheel takes a 130/70 tyre and the rear 17" a 180/55.

Colours: Red, silver, blue, white

Specs

Launch RRP: £5,250

Capacity: 599 cc (average)

Power: 92 bhp / 69 kW (average)

Red Line: 13,000 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 135 mph / 217 km/h (high)

Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)

Range: 140 miles / 225 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 16.0 litres / 3.5 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 790 mm / 31.1 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 198 kg / 437 pounds (average)

Dry Weight: 176 kg / 388 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.465 bhp/kg / 0.346 kW/kg

Road Tax (VED): £69 / Year (High)

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Updates

2000: Front wheel now 17" and semi-faired CB600FS introduced (dropped in 2003).

2003: Changes include the seat being re-contoured to move the rider 15 mm forward, the tail tidied up, the exhaust made more emissions friendly, a re-mapped engine, optimised suspension settings, improved headlight and larger 17 litre fuel tank but weight is up 2 kg. 

2005: Upside down fork added from the 2005 CBR600RR and mini flyscreen.

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For Sale (16)

  • 2003 03 HONDA CB600F HORNET (F-2)
    £2,495 ebay
    • £140 Over Guide Price
    • 2003
    • Bristol(Map)
    • 11.9% APR Finance - Part Exchange - National Delivery
  • Honda Hornet CB 600 F-2 2002 Blue Low Mileage
    £2,895 ebay
    • £700 Over Guide Price
    • 2002
    • Stroud(Map)
    • Honda Hornet CB 600 F-2 Blue Low Mileage
  • HONDA CB600FS HORNET HALF FAIRED SPORTS TOURER 2000 W REG IN SILVER
    £2,495 ebay
    • £540 Over Guide Price
    • 2000
    • Newton Abbot(Map)
    • HONDA CB600FS HORNET HALF FAIRED SPORTS TOURER W REG IN SILVER
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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2006
£2,750
£2,200
£1,950
20,900
2005
£2,650
£2,100
£1,850
21,800
2004
£2,500
£2,000
£1,750
22,700
2003
£2,350
£1,900
£1,650
23,500
2002
£2,200
£1,800
£1,550
24,200
2001
£2,100
£1,650
£1,450
24,800
2000
£1,950
£1,550
£1,350
25,400
1999
£1,800
£1,450
£1,300
25,900
1998
£1,700
£1,350
£1,200
26,300
Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2006
255
130
385
18 / month
2005
211
129
340
22 / month
2004
217
156
373
27 / month
2003
534
379
913
120 / month
2002
560
469
1,029
39 / month
2001
638
622
1,260
74 / month
2000
341
374
715
32 / month
1999
634
735
1,369
5 / month
1998
415
535
950
23 / month

Source: DVLA

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