1978 Hawk Hondamatic (CB400A'78)

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Air cooled, parallel twin cylinder, SOHC, 3 valve per cylinder
    • Displacement: 395cc
    • Bore and Stroke: 70.5 x 50.6mm
    • Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
    • Fuel Delivery: Two 32mm Keihin CV carburetors
    • Ignition: CDI
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 26.8 HP @ 8000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 21.39 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 2-speed automatic with torque convertor
    • Final Drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Dual EVO dampers with 5-way spring preload adjustment.
    • Front Brakes: Single 282mm disc
    • Rear Brakes: 153mm Drum
    • Front Tire: 3.60-S19
    • Rear Tire: 4.10-S18
  • DIMENSION
    • Wet-Weight: 177 kg (389 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 13 Litres (3.4 Gal)
  • OTHER
    • Colors:
      • Tahitian Red
      • Candy Sapphire Blue
    • The fuel tank and side cover stripes were black and orange
    • The "HONDAMATIC" decal was on the side cover
    • The left lever was not the clutch lever (because it was an automatic transmission); instead it was a parking brake lever
    • There was no tachometer; instead there were gear indicator lamps
    • The serial number began CB400A-2000025.
1978 Honda Hawk Hondamatic CB400A
1978 Honda Hawk Hondamatic CB400A
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1978 Honda Hawk Hondamatic CB400A
1978 Honda Hawk Hondamatic CB400A
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1979 CM400A'79 Hondamatic 400

  • ENGINE
    • N/A
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • N/A
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Two colors were available: Candy Presto Red and Candy Holly Green
    • The pinstripes were orange and red
    • The speedometer had a 100 mph (160 kph) limit
    • The "CM400A" side cover decal was white and red
    • The engine was a 395cc 4-stroke OHC 3-valve parallel twin with two carburetors
    • The transmission was an automatic 2-speed with torque converter
    • The serial number began NC02-2000009.
1979 Honda Hondamatic 400 CM400A
1979 Honda Hondamatic 400 CM400A

1980 CM400A'80 Hondamatic 400

  • ENGINE
    • N/A
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • N/A
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Two colors were available: Candy Presto Red and Candy Holly Green
    • The pinstripes on the red bike were bright red while on the green bike they were both dark green and light green
    • The speedometer had a 85 mph (135 kph) limit
    • The "CM400A" side cover decal was white and red
    • The engine was a 395cc 4-stroke OHC 3-valve parallel twin with two carburetors
    • The transmission was an automatic 2-speed with torque converter
    • The serial number began NC02-2100016.
Honda Hondamatic 400 CM400A
Honda Hondamatic 400 CM400A

1981 CM400A'81 Hondamatic 400

  • ENGINE
    • N/A
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • N/A
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Two colors were available: Candy Bourgogne Red with Red Brown Metallic and Candy Sword Blue with Blue Gray Metallic
    • The pinstripes were gold
    • The speedometer had a 85 mph (135 kph) limit
    • The "CM400A" and "HONDA" emblems were gold
    • The engine was a 395cc 4-stroke OHC 3-valve parallel twin with two carburetors
    • The transmission was an automatic 2-speed with torque converter
    • The serial number began JH2NC02*7BM2000001.
Honda Hondamatic 400 CM400A
Honda Hondamatic 400 CM400A