Honda CB 650 SC Nighthawk - 1983 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

Category:Sport touring
Model:Honda CB 650 SC Nighthawk

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Clutch:wet, multi-plate clutch actuates hydraulically
Transmission typefinal drive:Shaft drive (cardan)
Cooling system:Oil & air
Lubrication system:wet sump
Ignition:Solid state
Fuel control:DOHC
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Carburettor. Honda says 32mm; technically they are Keihin 29mm
Bore x stroke:60.0 x 58.0 mm (2.4 x 2.3 inches)
Max RPM:10000
Engine type:In-line four
Capacity:655.00 ccm (39.97 cubic inches)

Physical measures and capacities

Wheelbase:1,461 mm (57.5 inches)
Seat height:790 mm (31.1 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Dry weight:197.0 kg (434.3 pounds)

Honda CB 650 SC Nighthawk dimensions and frame

Exhaust system:4-2 double muffler
Rear brakes diameter:40 mm (1.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Expanding brake (drum brake). single-leading-shoe rear brake
Front brakes:Double disc. (2) 2- piston calipers, with TRAC system
Rear tyre dimensions:130/90-16
Front tyre dimensions:100/90-19
Rear suspension:two VHD shocks with four-way adjustable damping
Front suspension travel:39 mm (1.5 inches)
Front suspension:Air-adjustable, leading-axle forks with dual Syntallic bushings

Speed and acceleration

Power/weight ratio:0.3198 HP/kg

Other specs

Color options:Pearl Siren Blue and Candy Wineberry Red
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles):5.88 litres (1.55 gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity:1.89 litres (0.50 gallons)
Fuel capacity:12.86 litres (3.40 gallons)

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