Honda CB400T Hawk Motorcycles


1981 CB400T

1980 CB400T’80 HAWK

  • OVERVIEW

    • Honda fielded two 400 Hawks:
      • in 1978 and 1979 (possibly earlier) a basic Hawk (called Hawk I CB400Ti) had drum front brakes, wire spoke wheels, and just a speedo
      • in 1976 to 1979 a more expensive Hawk (called Hawk II CB400Tii) had disc front brakes, Comstar wheels, and both speedo and tach
    • In 1980, the Hawk I was dropped and the Hawk II was called just CB400T Hawk

Engine

Engine Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, SOHC
Valving  3 valve per cylinder
Displacement 395cc (24.1 cu. in)
Bore x Stroke 70.5 x 50.6mm
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Fuel Delivery Two 32mm Keihin carbs
Ignition CDI
Starter Electric and kickstart
Max Power 43 hp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 3.4 kg-m @ 8000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescopic forks, 124.5mm wheel travel
Rear Suspension Dual EVO dampers with 5-way spring preload adjustment. 96.5mm wheel travel
Front Brakes Single 282mm disc
Rear Brakes 153mm Drum
Front Tires 3.60 S19
Rear Tires 4.10 S18

DIMENSION

Wet-Weight 177 kg (390 lb)
Fuel Capacity 13 Litres (3.4 Gal)
Consumption average 4.8 L/100km (48.5 mpg)
Standing quarter Mile 14.2 sec / 142 km/h (88 mph)
Top Speed 177 km/h (110 mph)

OTHER

Colors
  • Custom Silver Metallic
  • Black
  • The pinstripes on the silver bike were red and black; but on the black bike they were orange and yellow
  • The wheels were solid black comstar
  • The brake caliper had a single piston
  • The front fender was chrome plated steel
  • The serial number began NC03-2000017.

1981 CB400T’81

Engine

Engine Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, SOHC
Valving  3 valve per cylinder
Displacement 395cc (24.1 cu. in)
Bore x Stroke 70.5 x 50.6mm
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Fuel Delivery Two 32mm Keihin carbs
Ignition CDI
Starter Electric and kickstart
Max Power 43 hp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 3.4 kg-m @ 8000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescopic forks, 124.5mm wheel travel
Rear Suspension Dual EVO dampers with 5-way spring preload adjustment. 96.5mm wheel travel
Front Brakes Single 282mm disc
Rear Brakes 153mm Drum
Front Tires 3.60 S19
Rear Tires 4.10 S18

DIMENSION

Wet-Weight 177 kg (390 lb)
Fuel Capacity 13 Litres (3.4 Gal)
Consumption average 4.8 L/100km (48.5 mpg)
Standing quarter Mile 14.2 sec / 142 km/h (88 mph)
Top Speed 177 km/h (110 mph)

OTHER

Colors
  • Pleiades Silver Metallic
  • Black
  • The stripes on the silver bike were black and blue while on the black bike they were orange and blue
  • The black comstar wheels were highlighted
  • The brake caliper had a dual piston
  • The front fender was painted plastic
  • The gas tank had a new shape along with a new rear cowl spoiler
  • The serial number began JH2NC030*BM100001.

1982-85 CB400T

Engine

Engine Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, SOHC
Valving  3 valve per cylinder
Displacement 395cc (24.1 cu. in)
Bore x Stroke 70.5 x 50.6mm
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Fuel Delivery Two 32mm Keihin carbs
Ignition CDI
Starter Electric and kickstart
Max Power 43 hp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 3.4 kg-m @ 8000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescopic forks, 124.5mm wheel travel
Rear Suspension Dual EVO dampers with 5-way spring preload adjustment. 96.5mm wheel travel
Front Brakes Single 282mm disc
Rear Brakes 153mm Drum
Front Tires 3.60 S19
Rear Tires 4.10 S18

DIMENSION

Wet-Weight 177 kg (390 lb)
Fuel Capacity 13 Litres (3.4 Gal)
Consumption average 4.8 L/100km (48.5 mpg)
Standing quarter Mile 14.2 sec / 142 km/h (88 mph)
Top Speed 177 km/h (110 mph)

OTHER

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