Honda Super Sport CB450 Motorcycles


1965-66 CB450K0

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder,
Displacement 445cc (27 cu. in.)
Bore and Stroke 70 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Dual CV Carburetors
Ignition Points and condenser
Starter N/A
Max Power 45 hp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 4 kg-m @ 7000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 4-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Drum
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Colors Black with Silver
  • The gas tank, upper forks, and headlight shell were black
  • The side covers and fenders were silver
  • The gas tank had chrome panels with black rubber knee pads
  • The instruments were in the headlight housing
  • The serial number began CB450-1000001

1967 CB450K1

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder,
Displacement 445cc (27 cu. in.)
Bore and Stroke 70 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Dual CV Carburetors
Ignition Points and condenser
Starter N/A
Max Power 45 hp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 4 kg-m @ 7000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 4-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Drum
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Top Speed 171 km/h (106 mph)

The serial number began CB450-2000001

1968 CB450K1

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder,
Displacement 445cc (27 cu. in.)
Bore and Stroke 70 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Dual CV Carburetors
Ignition Points and condenser
Starter N/A
Max Power 45 hp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 4 kg-m @ 7000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Drum
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Top Speed 171 km/h (106 mph)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Candy Red
  • Candy Blue Green
  • The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (i.e., red or blue-green)
  • The gas tank stripe and side cover emblems were gold
  • The seat surface was pleated
  • The taillight lens had a rectangular shape
  • The gas tank badge “HONDA” was metal
  • The upper forks and headlight shell were black
  • There was an independent speedometer, tachometer, and headlight unit
  • The fenders were chrome
  • The serial number began CB450-3000001.

1969 CB450K2

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder,
Displacement 445cc (27 cu. in.)
Bore and Stroke 70 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Dual CV Carburetors
Ignition Points and condenser
Starter N/A
Max Power 45 hp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 4 kg-m @ 7000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Drum
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Top Speed 171 km/h (106 mph)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Candy Red
  • Candy Blue Green
  • The headlight shell, upper fork covers, gas tank, and side covers were the basic color (i.e., red or blue-green)
  • There was an independent speedometer, tachometer, and headlight unit
  • The gas tank badge “HONDA” was metal
  • The fenders were chrome
  • The engine was a 444cc DOHC parallel twin with dual CV carburetors
  • The transmission was a 5-speed
  • The serial number began CB450-3008956.

1970 CB450K3

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder,
Displacement 445cc (27 cu. in.)
Bore and Stroke 70 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Dual CV Carburetors
Ignition Points and condenser
Starter N/A
Max Power 45 hp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 4 kg-m @ 7000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Drum
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Candy Blue Green
  • Candy Ruby Red
  • Candy Gold
  • The headlight shell, upper forks, gas tank, and side covers were the basic color (i.e., red, blue, or gold)
  • The gas tank badge “HONDA” was metal
  • There was an independent speedometer, tachometer, and headlight unit
  • The fenders were chrome
  • The front braking system used a hydraulic disc
  • The fork boots were black rubber
  • The mufflers were megaphone-shaped
  • The serial number began CB450-4000001.

1971 CB450K4

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, DOHC
Valving 2 valves per cylinder
Displacement 445cc (27 cu. in.)
Bore and Stroke 70.0 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Dual CV Carburetors
Ignition Breaker points and condenser
Starter Electric and kickstart
Max Power 45 CV @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 4 kg-m @ 7000 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Single disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Polynesian Blue Metallic
  • Candy Ruby Red
  • Candy Gold
  • Valley Green Metallic
  • The gas tank, headlight shell, upper forks, and side covers were the basic color (i.e., red, gold, or green)
  • The gas tank badge “HONDA” was metal
  • The side cover emblem reads “DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM 450”
  • The seat changed shape and pleating design
  • There was an independent speedometer, tachometer, and headlight unit
  • The front braking system used a hydraulic disc
  • The fork boots were black rubber
  • The fenders were chrome
  • The mufflers were megaphone-shaped
  • The serial number began CB450-4100001.

1972 CB450K5

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder, 360� crankshaft and twin balance-shafts
Valving N/A
Displacement 445cc (27 cu in)
Bore and Stroke 70 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Two 32mm Keihin Carburetors
Ignition Breaker points and condenser
Starter Electrick and kickstart
Max Power 41 hp 30 KW @ 8500 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Single disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Candy Garnet Brown
  • Light Ruby Red
  • Candy Bacchus Olive
  • The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (i.e., red, brown, or olive)
  • The gas tank badge “HONDA” was metal
  • The gas tank stripe was gold
  • The upper fork were chrome
  • The headlight shell was black
  • There was a chrome strip on the base of the gas tank
  • The side cover emblem reads “DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM 450”
  • The front braking system used a hydraulic disc
  • The fork boots were black rubber
  • There was an independent speedometer, tachometer, and headlight unit
  • The fenders were chrome
  • The mufflers were megaphone-shaped
  • The serial number began CB450-5000001.

1973 CB450K6

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder, 360� crankshaft and twin balance-shafts
Valving N/A
Displacement 445cc (27 cu in)
Bore and Stroke 70 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Two 32mm Keihin Carburetors
Ignition Breaker points and condenser
Starter Electrick and kickstart
Max Power 41 hp 30 KW @ 8500 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Single disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Brier Brown Metallic
  • Tyrolean Green Metallic
  • The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (i.e., brown or green)
  • The gas tank badge “HONDA” was metal
  • The gas tank stripes were gold and black
  • The “450 DOHC” side cover emblem was white and yellow
  • The upper forks and headlight shell were black
  • There was a chrome grip pipe behind the seat
  • The front braking system used a hydraulic disc
  • The fork boots were black rubber
  • There was an independent speedometer, tachometer, and headlight unit
  • The instruments were tilted toward the rider
  • There was an independent light housing added between the speedometer and tachometer
  • The fenders were chrome
  • The mufflers were megaphone-shaped
  • The serial number began CB450-6000001.

1974 CB450K7

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder, 360� crankshaft and twin balance-shafts
Valving N/A
Displacement 445cc (27 cu in)
Bore and Stroke 70 x 57.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel Delivery Two 32mm Keihin Carburetors
Ignition Breaker points and condenser
Starter Electrick and kickstart
Max Power 41 hp 30 KW @ 8500 rpm

Drivetrain

Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Telescoping forks
Rear Suspension Adjustable shocks
Front Brakes Single disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-18
Rear Tire 3.50-18

DIMENSION

Fuel capacity 14 Litres (3.7 Gal)
Dry weight N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Candy Orange
  • Maxim Brown Metallic
  • The gas tank and side covers were the basic color (i.e., brown or orange)
  • The gas tank badge “HONDA” was metal
  • The gas tank stripes were gold and black
  • The “450 DOHC” side cover emblem was white and red
  • The upper forks and headlight shell were black
  • There was a chrome grip pipe behind the seat
  • The front braking system used a hydraulic disc
  • The fork boots were black rubber
  • There was an independent speedometer, tachometer, and headlight unit
  • The instruments were tilted toward the rider
  • There was an independent light housing added between the speedometer and tachometer
  • The fenders were chrome
  • The mufflers were megaphone-shaped
  • The engine was a 444cc DOHC parallel twin with dual CV carburetors
  • The transmission was a 5-speed
  • The serial number began CB450-7000001.

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