2013 Sydney Classic Summer Auction & Rare Number Plates
Lot
AC

c1975 Honda CB550/4 Motorcycle

$7,000

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Specifications

Engine 550cc, 4 cylinder
Gearbox 5-speed manual
Colour Green
Trim Black Vinyl

Description

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The Honda CB550K "Four", was released in 1974, replaceing the CB500K, It was produced until 1978 with minor revisions each year. The Honda CB550 is considered the younger cousin to Honda's CB750 and was introduced in 1974 as the CB550K0. Later iterations were produced through 1978 ending with the K4. Furthermore, the CB550 was also offered in a Super Sport, "F" model called, simply the CB550F . Cosmetically, the CB550 looks much like its larger and smaller cousins. Colors included Flake Sunrise Orange with Black, Boss Maroon Metallic with Black, Freedom Green Metallic with Black, Candy Jade Green, and Flake Sunrise Orange. Stock exhaust was a four-into-four style. Other options included a two-into-two style and a four-into-one on the Honda CB550F. Specifications for the CB550 were virtually unchanged over the model lines. The engine produces 50bhp@ 8500rpm and runs through a 5-speed gearbox, and is capable of just over 100mph.Brakes are drum rear and single disc on the front, both fork legs have brackets to fit a brake caliper.

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