Honda CTX700 / CTX700N
The Honda CTX700 series hit the market on July 11, 2013 with the introduction of the Honda CTX700N, a road bike with cruiser features and ergonomics. On August 6 of the same year, the touring version of the Honda CTX700, featuring a plastic windscreen, was added to the line. The new CTX model series stands for Comfort, Technology, eXperience.
The base and configuration Honda NC700 was taken as the basis for the Honda CTX700. So, for the usual versions of the CTX700, models were offered with combined ABS (C-ABS), as well as with an automatic transmission (DCT - dual clutch transmission). In general, the CTX700 series is budgetary and has nothing in common, except for the name of the series, with the model Honda CTX1300.
The Honda CTX700 engine is a 669cc, in-line, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled unit, producing 48 hp. power and 60 Nm of torque. The engine is a redesigned 270 ° crankshaft version of the Honda Jazz automotive engine.
Other features of the Honda CTX700 include a steel frame, simple suspension in the form of a conventional telescopic fork and a progressive rear mono-shock absorber, a 12-liter fuel tank, a 6-speed gearbox and 219 kg of curb weight.
CTX700 series models were mainly available in the markets of Japan, North America and Australia. At the same time, the model is practically not represented on the European market.
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Specifications Honda CTX700:
|Motorcycle type||tourist (Honda CTX700)|
cruiser (Honda CTX700N)
|Engine type||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line (55 ° tilt)|
|Working volume||669 cm³|
|Bore / stroke||73.0 x 80.0mm mm|
|Compression ratio||10.7: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder||SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||injector, PGM-Fi, 36mm|
|Maximum power||48.0 h.p. (35.0 kW) at 6250 rpm|
|Maximum torque||60.0 Nm (6.1 kg * m) at 4750 rpm|
|Gearbox||6-speed - CTX700 / N|
DCT - automatic robotic with two clutches - CTX700D / ND
|Front tire size||120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W)|
|Rear tire size||160 / 60ZR17M / C (69W)|
|Front brakes||1 disc, 320 mm, 2-piston caliper (C-ABS - 3-piston)|
|Rear brakes||1 disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper (C-ABS)|
|Front suspension||41mm telescopic fork (unadjusted), 107mm travel|
|Rear suspension||pendulum Pro-Link with monoshock (adjustable preload), stroke - 109 mm|
|Motorcycle length||2255 mm|
|Motorcycle width||855mm - CTX700 / CTX700N|
840 mm - CTX700D / CTX700ND (DCT)
|Motorcycle height||1155 mm - CTX700N|
1165 mm - CTX700
|Saddle height||720 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||130 mm|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h||6.3 sec|
|Maximum speed||158 km / h|
|Fuel tank capacity||12.4 L - CTX700 / N (Europe)|
12.0 L - CTX700 / N (Japan, North America)
|Motorcycle weight (curb)||219 kg - CTX700N (ABS)|
227 kg - CTX700ND (DCT)
226 kg - CTX700 (ABS)
234 kg - CTX700D (DCT)
The officially declared fuel consumption of the Honda CTX700 is 3.68 liters per 100 kilometers. The exact value depends on the riding style.