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1998 CB600F Hornet

  • OVERVIEW
    • The CB600F was called "599" in the North America, but "Hornet" in Europe.
  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC
    • Valving: 4 valves per cylinder
    • Displacement: 600cc (36.6 cid)
    • Bore and Stroke: 65 x 45.2 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
    • Fuel Delivery: Four 34mm carburetors
    • Ignition: N/A
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 71.1 kW (97.5 hp) @ 12000 rpm
    • Maximum Torque: 66.6 Nm (49.2 ft. lbs) @ 10000 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 6-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 41mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Monoshock preload adjustable.
    • Front Brakes: Two 296mm discs, 2 piston calipers
    • Rear Brakes: Single 220mm disc 1 piston caliper
    • Front Tire: 120/70-17
    • Rear Tire: 180/55-17
  • DIMENSION
    • Seat Height: 790 mm (31.1 inches)
    • Wheelbase: 1420 mm (55.9 inches)
    • Fuel Capacity: 16 litres (4.2 Gal)
    • Dry-Weight: 176 kg (387 lb)
  • OTHER
    • Fuel Consumption: 5.9 L/100km (40 mpg)
    • Standing Quarter Mile: 11.4 sec /192.2 km/h (119.4 mph)
    • Top Speed: 226.6 km/h (141 mph)

1999 CB600F Hornet

  • OVERVIEW
    • The CB600F was called "599" in the North America, but "Hornet" in Europe.
  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC
    • Valving: 4 valves per cylinder
    • Displacement: 600cc (36.6 cid)
    • Bore and Stroke: 65 x 45.2 mm
    • Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
    • Fuel Delivery: Four 34mm carburetors
    • Ignition: N/A
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 71.1 kW (97.5 hp) @ 12000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 66.6 Nm @ 10000 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 6-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 41mm Telescopic forks
    • Rear Suspension: Monoshock preload adjustable.
    • Front Brakes: Two 296mm discs, 2 piston calipers
    • Rear Brakes: Single 220mm disc 1 piston caliper
    • Front Tire: 120/70-17
    • Rear Tire: 180/55-17
  • DIMENSION
    • Dry-Weight: 176 kg (387 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 16 Litres (4.2 Gal)
  • OTHER
    • Fuel Consumption: 5.9 L/100km (40 mpg)
    • Standing Quarter Mile: 11.4 sec /192.2 km/h (119.4 mph)
    • Top Speed: 226.6 km/h (141 mph)
1998 CB600F Hornet
1998 CB600F Hornet
1998 CB600F Hornet
1998 CB600F Hornet
1998 CB600F Hornet
1998 CB600F Hornet

2000-03 CB600F Hornet

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Liquid-cooled 4-stroke,
    • 16-valve DOHC inline-4
    • Bore x Stroke: 65 x 45.2mm
    • Displacement: 599cc
    • Compression Ratio: 12:1
    • Carburetors: Four 34mm downdraft flat-slide CV-type
    • Max. Power Output: 88 bhp @ 11,750rpm
    • Max. Torque: 45 lb/ft @ 9,250rpm
    • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
    • Starter: Electric
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 6-speed
    • Final Drive: 'O'-ring sealed chain
    • Front Wheel: 17 x MT3.50 hollow-section triple-spoke cast aluminum
    • Rear Wheel: 17 x MT5.50 hollow-section triple-spoke cast aluminum
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 41mm telescopic fork, 120mm axle travel
    • Rear Suspension: Monoshock damper with 7-step adjustable pre-load, 128mm axle travel
    • Front Brakes: 296 x 4.5mm dual hydraulic disc with dual-piston calipers fitted with sintered metal pads and gripping floating steel rotors
    • Rear Brakes: 220 x 5mm hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper and sintered metal pads
    • Front Tire: 120/70 ZR17
    • Rear Tire: 180/55 ZR17
  • DIMENSION
    • Overall length: 2095mm (82.5 inches)
    • Overall width: 740mm (29.1 inches)
    • Overall height: 1065mm (41.9 inches)
    • Wheelbase: 1425mm (56.1 inches)
    • Seat Height: 790mm (31.1 inches)
    • Ground Clearance: 140mm (5.5 inches)
    • Fuel Capacity: 16 liters (4.2 Gal) (including three-litre reserve) (0.8 Gal)
    • Dry Weight: 176 kg (387 lb)
  • OTHER
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2004 CB600F

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 599cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
    • Bore and Stroke: 65.0mm x 45.2mm
    • Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
    • Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: Four 34.0mm slanted flat-slide CV
    • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: Six-speed
    • Final Drive: #525 O-ring-sealed chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 41mm telescopic fork; 4.3-inch travel
    • Rear Suspension: Single shock with seven-position spring-preload adjustability; 5.0-inch travel
    • Front Brakes: Dual full-floating 296.0mm discs with twin-piston calipers
    • Rear Brake: Single 220.0mm disc with single-piston caliper
    • Front Tire: 120/70ZR-17 radial
    • Rear Tire: 180/55ZR-17 radial
  • DIMENSION
    • Rake: 25.0 degrees
    • Trail: 98.0mm (3.9 inches)
    • Wheelbase: 1420mm (55.9 inches)
    • Seat Height: 790mm (31.1 inches)
    • Dry Weight: 182 kg (401.0 pounds)
    • Fuel Capacity: 19 Litres (5.0 Gal)
  • OTHER
    • Emissions: California version meets CARB 2004 emissions standards.
    • Colors:
      • Asphalt
      • Yellow
    • Warranty: 1 year
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2005 CB600F "599"

  • ENGINE
    • Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC
    • Valving: 4 valves per cylinder
    • Displacement: 599cc
    • Bore and Stroke: 65 x 45.2mm
    • Compression Ratio: 11.6:1
    • Fuel Delivery: 4x 34mm slanted flat-slide VP-type
    • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital
    • Starter: Electric
    • Max Power: 71 kW 97 hp @ 12000 rpm
    • Max Torque: 63 Nm @ 9500 rpm
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 6-speed
    • Final drive: Chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 41mm Upside down forks, 120mm wheel travel
    • Rear Suspension: Monoshock damper with 7-way adjustable preload, 128mm wheel travel
    • Front Brakes: Two 296mm discs
    • Rear Brakes: Single 220mm disc
    • Front Tire: 120/70ZR17
    • Rear Tire: 180/55 ZR17
  • DIMENSION
    • Dry-Weight: 188 kg
    • Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres
  • OTHER
    • Standing Quarter Mile: 12.9 sec
    • Top Speed: 214.8 km/h
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2006 CB600F "599"

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 599cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
    • Bore and Stroke: 65.0mm x 45.2mm
    • Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
    • Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder
    • Fuel Delivery: Four 34.0mm slanted flat-slide CV
    • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital with electronic advance
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: Six-speed
    • Final Drive: #525 O-ring-sealed chain
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 41mm inverted fork; 4.7-inch travel
    • Rear Suspension: Single shock with seven-position spring-preload adjustability; 5.0-inch travel
    • Front Brakes: Dual full-floating 296.0mm discs with twin-piston calipers
    • Rear Brake: Single 220.0mm disc with single-piston caliper
    • Front Tire: 120/70ZR-17 radial
    • Rear Tire: 180/55ZR-17 radial
  • DIMENSION
    • Rake: 25.5 degrees
    • Trail: 96.0mm (3.8 inches)
    • Wheelbase: 1425mm (56.1 inches)
    • Seat Height: 790mm (31.1 inches)
    • Dry Weight: 183.6 kg (404.0 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 17 litre (4.5 Gal)
  • OTHER
    • Emissions: Meets current CARB and EPA standards
    • California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.
    • Colors: Metallic Black
    • Model ID: CB600F
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2007 CB600F Hornet

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-4
    • Engine Displacement: 599cc
    • Bore & Stroke: 67 x 42.5mm
    • Compression Ratio: 12:1
    • Carburation: PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
    • Max. Power Output: 75kW/12,000min-1 (95/1/EC)
    • Max. Torque: 63.5Nm/10,500min-1 (95/1/EC)
    • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advance
    • Starter: Electric
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 6-speed
    • Final Drive: #525 O-ring sealed chain
    • Wheels Front: Hollow-section 5-spoke cast aluminium, 17M/C x MT3.5
    • Wheels Rear: Hollow-section 5-spoke cast aluminium, 17M/C x MT5.5
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Suspension Front: 41mm inverted telescopic fork, 120mm axle travel
    • Suspension Rear: Monoshock damper with 7-step adjustable preload, 128mm axle travel
    • Brakes Front: 296 x 4.5mm dual hydraulic disc with dual-piston calipers, floating rotors and sintered metal pads
    • Brakes Rear: 240 x 5mm hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper and sintered metal pads
    • Tires Front: 120/70-ZR17M/C (58W)
    • Tires Rear: 180/55-ZR17M/C (73W)
  • DIMENSION
    • Overall length: 2090mm (82.3 inches)
    • Overall width: 740mm (29.1 inches
    • Overall height: 1095mm (43.1 inches)
    • Wheelbase: 1435mm (56.5 inches)
    • Seat Height: 800mm (31.5 inches)
    • Ground Clearance: 135mm (5.3 inches)
    • Fuel Capacity: 19 litres (5 Gal) (including 4-litre (1 Gal) LCD-indicated reserve)
    • Dry Weight: 173 kg (381 lb)
  • OTHER
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2007 CB600F Hornet
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2007 CB600F Hornet
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2012 CB600F Hornet

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-4
    • Engine Displacement: 599cc
    • Bore and Stroke: 67 x 42.5mm
    • Compression Ratio: 12:1
    • Fuel Delivery: PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
    • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advance
    • Max. Power Output: 75kW/12,000min-1 (95/1/EC)
    • Max. Torque: 63.5Nm/10,500min-1 (95/1/EC)
    • Starter: Electric
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 6-speed
    • Final Drive: #525 O-ring sealed chain
    • Front Wheels: Hollow-section 5-spoke cast aluminium, 17M/C x MT3.5
    • Rear Wheels: Hollow-section 5-spoke cast aluminium, 17M/C x MT5.5
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front Suspension: 41mm inverted telescopic fork, 120mm axle travel
    • Rear Suspension: Monoshock damper with 7-step adjustable preload, 128mm axle travel
    • Front Brakes: 296 x 4.5mm dual hydraulic disc with dual-piston calipers, floating rotors and sintered metal pads
    • Rear Brakes: 240 x 5mm hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper and sintered metal pads
    • Front Tires: 120/70-ZR17M/C (58W)
    • Rear Tires: 180/55-ZR17M/C (73W)
  • DIMENSION
    • Wheelbase: 1435mm (56.5 inches)
    • Overall Length: 2090mm (82.3 inches)
    • Overall Width: 740mm (29.1 inches)
    • Overall Height: 1095mm (43.1 inches)
    • Seat Height: 800mm (31.5 inches)
    • Ground Clearance: 135mm (5.3 inches)
    • Weight: Curb Weight: 198 kg (436 lb)
      • Front: 99 kg (218 lb)
      • Rear: 99 kg (218 lb)
    • Fuel Capacity: 19 Litres (5.0 GalUS) [including 4-Litre (1 Gal) LCD-indicated reserve]
  • OTHER
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