Honda CBX 1000 Specifications

Model

CBX 1000 Z

(Twin Shock)

CBX 1000  A

(Twin Shock)

(US Model not brought into Australia)

CBX 1000 B Model

(Pro Link)

CBX 1000 C Model

(Pro Link)

Year

1978  - 1979

1980

1981

1982

Category

Sports

Sports

Tourer

Tourer

Colours

Perseus Silver metallic & Candy Glory Red

Candy Glory Red  & Black

Magnum Silver metallic

Pearl Altair White

 

Engine and Transmission

 

 

 

Displacement

1047 cc  (63.89 cu in)

1047 cc  (63.89 cu in)

1047 cc  (63.89 cu in)

1047 cc  (63.89 cu in)

Engine Type

Double overhead cam 6 cylinder

Double overhead cam 6 cylinder

Double overhead cam 6 cylinder

Double overhead cam 6 cylinder

Power

103 hp @ 9000 rpm

100 hp (74.6 kW) @ 9000 rpm

100 hp (74.6 kW) @ 9000 rpm

100 hp (74.6 kW) @ 9000 rpm

Torque

85Nm @ 8000 rpm

83.4 Nm (61.5 ft. lbs) @75000 rpm

83.4 Nm (61.5 ft. lbs) @75000 rpm

83.4 Nm (61.5 ft. lbs) @75000 rpm

Compression

9.3:1

9.3:1

9.3:1

9.3:1

Bore x Stroke

64.5 x 53.4 mm (2.54 x 2.10 inches)

 

64.5 x 53.4 mm (2.54 x 2.10 inches)

64.5 x 53.4 mm (2.54 x 2.10 inches)

Fuel System

6 x Keihin VB28mm Carburettor

6 x Keihin VB28mm Carburettor

6 x Keihin VB28mm Carburettor

6 x Keihin VB28mm Carburettor

Valves per Cylinder

4

4

4

4

Ignition System

Transistorised

Transistorised

Transistorised

Transistorised

Cooling system

Air cooled

Air cooled

Air cooled

Air cooled

Gearbox

5 Speed

5 Speed

5 Speed

5 Speed

Transmission Type Final Drive

HyVo chain to idle shaft, gear to clutch

HyVo chain to idle shaft, gear to clutch

HyVo chain to idle shaft, gear to clutch

HyVo chain to idle shaft, gear to clutch

 

Chassis and Dimensions

 

 

 

Front Tyre

Dimensions

3.50H19 tubeless

3.50V19 tubeless

3.50V19 tubeless

3.50V19 tubeless

Rear Tyre Dimensions

4.25H18 tubeless

4.25V18 tubeless

130/90V18 tubeless

130/90V18 tubeless

Front Brakes

Dual 276mm discs

Dual 276mm discs

Dual 295mm ventilated discs

Dual 295mm discs

Rear Brakes

Single 296mm disc

Single 296mm disc

Single 295mm disc

Single 295mm disc

Front Suspension

35mm Telescopic Forks ,

Triple-rate spring, 160mm travel,

35mm Telescopic Forks ,

Triple-rate spring, 160mm travel, air assisted.

39mm Telescopic Forks

Air assisted

39mm Telescopic Forks

Air assisted

Rear Suspension

FVQ dampers, 5 pre-loads, variable bump and rebound damping

FVQ dampers, as Z model

Pro Link rising rate, air / spring, single shock

Pro Link rising rate air / spring single shock

Wheel base

1495mm to 1530mm

1495 mm to 1530mm

1530mm to 1560mm

 

Curb weight

275kg, 606lb

 

308kg , 680lb

 

Dry Weight

249kg,  549lb

252kg,  555lb

272kg,  600lb

277kg,  611 lb

Fuel Tank Capacity

20 litres (4.4 imperial gallons)

20 litres (4.4 imperial gallons.)

22 litres (4.8 imperial gallons)

22 litres (4.8 imperial gallons)

 

Performance and Further Details

 

 

 

Maximum Speed

135 mph

130 mph

130 mph

129 mph

Standing start 1/4 mile

11.66 @117.60 mph

11.86 @ 114.50 mph

12.02 @ 111.52 mph

12.14 @ 108 mph

 

630 chain

530 chain

530 chain

530 chain

 

In 1978 it was the most powerful production motorcycle available.

First production road motorcycle to have tubeless rims.

 

Slightly detuned for more mid range power.

Wider rear rim.

Reverse comstar wheels.

Duck tail trunk.

Air forks.

The dual stainless-alloy ventilated front rotors where a first for the motorcycle industry.

A pillion grab rail.