Honda Hornet (CB600F) For Sale

The 1998 Honda Hornet is a mid-range naked bike and is powered by a 599cc inline four engine which puts out 92bhp. It was updated in 2007.

Honda Hornet (CB600F)

What Is It?

It's powered by a Euro 1 compliant liquid cooled 599cc inline 4 four stroke engine, producing 92.1bhp at 12,000rpm and maximum torque at 9,500rpm.

Features include:

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

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 of the day. 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 and the engine is a stressed member of the frame. 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.

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

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

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

Colours: Red, silver, blue, white

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  • Honda CB600F HORNET 2001 600CC 1 OWNER BIKE ***BIKEBITZUK***
    £1,995 eBay
    • £100 Over Guide Price
    • 2001
    • Bradford(Map)
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  • HONDA CB600F HORNET CB 600 F 12 MONTH MOT GOOD MILEAGE FOR THE AGE 2001
    £2,190 eBay
    • £290 Over Guide Price
    • 2001
    • Bradford(Map)
    • HONDA CB600F HORNET CB 600 F 12 MONTH MOT GOOD MILEAGE FOR THE AGE
  • HONDA CB600SF HORNET 1999 BLUE Only 14,800 Miles Very Good Condition
    £1,795 eBay
    • £200 Over Guide Price
    • 1999 (14,800 miles)
    • Deeside(Map)
    • HONDA CB600SF HORNET BLUE Only 14,800 Miles Very Good Condition
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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
1998 £1,450 £1,200 £1,050 27,800
1999 £1,600 £1,300 £1,150 27,200
2000 £1,750 £1,400 £1,250 26,600
2001 £1,900 £1,550 £1,350 25,800
2002 £2,050 £1,650 £1,450 25,000
2003 £2,250 £1,800 £1,550 24,100
2004 £2,400 £1,950 £1,700 23,100
2005 £2,600 £2,050 £1,800 22,000
2006 £2,750 £2,200 £1,950 20,900

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