Honda CL400

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Honda CL 400

The model of the retro-classic motorcycle Honda CL 400 was presented in 1997 at the Tokyo Motor Show, and went into series since September 23, 1998. The concept of the model was quite simple - to present to the market a motorcycle with classic shapes, perfect for both city and country trips. The model was based on a 1-cylinder 4-stroke air-cooled engine with a volume of 397 cc. see, issuing 29 hp. power and 34 Nm of torque. The engine was developed in 1985 and subsequently put on the enduro Honda XR 400.

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Of the features of the Honda CL 400, it should be noted a steel half-duplex frame, a kick starter, a dry sump lubrication system, classic suspensions in the form of a conventional telescopic fork and double shock absorber, rear drum brakes, a 5-speed gearbox and large spoked wheels with 19 'and 18' ...

The Honda CL 400 was designed primarily for the Japanese market, which is why this motorcycle is widely represented at Japanese auctions. The model was produced until 2001, after which it was discontinued and replaced by the Honda CB400SS. Like most other retro models, the Honda CL 400 is actively used as the basis for building custom.



Specifications Honda CL 400:

Model Honda CL400
Motorcycle type retro classic
Release year 1998-2000
Frame steel semi-duplex
Engine type 1-cylinder, 4-stroke
Working volume 397 cm³
Bore / stroke 85.0mm x 70.0mm
Compression ratio 8.8: 1
Cooling air
Number of valves per cylinder OHC, 4 valves
Fuel supply system carburetor, 1x Keihin (VEBA)
Ignition type CDI
Maximum power 29 hp (21.0 kW) at 7000 rpm
Maximum torque 34 Nm (3.5 kg * m) at 5500 rpm
Gearbox 5-speed
Drive type chain
Front tire size 90 / 100-19 (55P)
Rear tire size 110 / 90-18 (61P)
Front brakes 1 disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear brakes drum
Front suspension telescopic fork (no adjustment)
Rear suspension linkage, with double shock-absorber
Length 2175 mm
Width 825 mm
Height 1135 mm
Wheelbase 1410 mm
Saddle height 795 mm
Minimum ground clearance 185 mm
Maximum speed 162 km / h
Fuel tank capacity 12.0 l
Motorcycle weight 140 kg - dry

155 kg - equipped

Fuel consumption

The officially declared fuel consumption of the Honda CL 400 is 2.77 liters per 100 km (60 km / h, flat road). The actual value depends on the riding style.