1985 Honda CBX 650 E Nighthawk
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1985 Honda CBX 650 E Nighthawk Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelHonda CBX 650 E Nighthawk
Price as newUS$ 2985. Euro 2500. MSRP depends on country, taxes, accessories, etc.

Engine and transmission

Displacement656.0 ccm (40.03 cubic inches)
Engine typeIn-line four, four-stroke
Power60.0 HP (43.8 kW) @ 10000 RPM
Top speed200.0 km/h (124.3 mph)
Max RPM14000
Bore x stroke60.0 x 58.0 mm (2.4 x 2.3 inches)
Valves per cylinder4
Fuel systemCarburettor. Keihin 35 mm
Fuel controlDouble Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Cooling systemOil & air
Transmission typeShaft drive (cardan) (final drive)
ClutchWet plate
Fuel consumption6.00 litres/100 km (16.7 km/l or 39.20 mpg)
Greenhouse gases139.2 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeTubular steel cradle
Front suspensionShowa air-spring, brake-actuated hydraulic anti-dive
Rear suspensionAdjustable gas charge compresion shocks
Front tire100/90-19
Rear tire130/90-16
Front brakesDouble disc
Diameter276 mm (10.9 inches)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake). Drum brake
Dry weight215.0 kg (474.0 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc230.0 kg (507.1 pounds)
Power/weight ratio0.2791 HP/kg
Front percentage of weight43.0
Rear percentage of weight57.0
Seat height780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Wheelbase1467 mm (57.8 inches)
Fuel capacity11.00 litres (2.91 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity3.00 litres (0.79 US gallons)
Oil capacity3.00 litres (3.17 US quarts)
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