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How much does a 1978 Honda Hawk weigh?

How much does a 1978 Honda Hawk weigh?

Having introduced the first four-cylindered motorbikes for the 350; 400; 500; 550 and 750 -classes, Honda seemed to take a step back with this parallel twin with classic 360° crank-layout….Honda CB 400T Hawk.

Make Model Honda CB 400T Hawk
Seat Height 800 mm / 31 in
Wet-Weight 179.6 kg / 396 lbs
Fuel Capacity 13 Litres / 3.1 US gal

How do you shift a Hondamatic?

The clutches are hydraulically controlled, applying oil pressure to the desired “gear”. Shifting between forward gears was done by simply sliding the gear selector (actually a hydraulic valve) from 1 to 2. It did not automatically shift, but because of the torque converter, could be driven entirely in second gear.

What happened to Prince’s motorcycle?

Prince kept his motorcycle and used it again in Graffiti Bridge, his 1990 sequel to Purple Rain. His bike retained its Vetter fairing, but was repainted black and some of its chrome pieces were gold-plated. After Graffiti Bridge, the motorcycle was retired to his Paisley Park estate.

Does Tom Cruise own a motorcycle?

Those who are familiar with Tom Cruise’s portfolio will know that he likes to perform his own stunts, particularly ultra-daring motorcycle stunts. Therefore, it’s not shocking at all to learn that he has an impeccable collection of personal motorcycles.

What kind of engine does a 1978 Honda CB400T have?

1978 Honda CB400T Hawk HondaMatic (JDM) specs Honda CB400T Hawk HondaMatic (JDM), manufactured or sold in 1978, (JDM) (since January) automatic 2-speed gearbox gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 395.1 cm3 / 24.2 cui, advertised power: 22 kW / 30 hp / 30 PS (JIS net), torque: 27.5 Nm / 20 lb-ft

How many miles does a 1978 Honda CB400 Hawk have?

Very nice condition, unrestored 1978 Honda CB400 Hawk with the rare 2 speed Hondamatic automatic transmission. This motorcycle has 11,314 miles and runs and rides great. It starts right up with no problem.

When did the Honda CB400 come out?

The 400s replaced Honda’s CB360, the successor to the 1968-1973 CB350 and in production from 1974 to 1976. Both Yamaha and Suzuki were building 400cc twins (the XS400 and GS400, respectively) that outpaced Honda’s CB360, so the CB400 was the answer.

When did the Honda CB750 come out with a transmission?

In 1976, Honda debuted the “Hondamatic” transmission on their popular CB750. It was designed to help bring in new riders who may have been intimidated by the requirement of using a clutch, but Honda quickly figured out that newbies may not necessarily want to start on the big 750.