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Honda CB 550 SC Specs

The Honda CB 550 SC model is a Allround bike manufactured by Honda . In this version sold from year 1983 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a In-line four, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 75.00 HP (54.7 kW) @ 9500 RPM and a maximum torque of 36.50 Nm (3.7 kgf-m or 26.9 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM . With this drive-train, the Honda CB 550 SC is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 186.7 km/h (116.0 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Honda CB 550 SC have a Conventional steel frame frame with front suspension being Air-adjustable and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are  on the front, and  on the rear. As for stopping power, the Honda CB 550 SC braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and Expanding brake (drum brake) size  at the rear. 

Honda CB 550 SC General Information

Brand Honda 
Model Honda CB 550 SC 
Start year 1983 
Year 1983 
Category Allround 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Honda CB 550 SC Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Conventional steel frame 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,440 mm (56.7 inches) 
Seat Height
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size 107 mm (4.2 inches) 
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Expanding brake (drum brake) 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Curb Weight (including fluids) 206.8 kg (456.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio :
Fuel Tank Capacity 12.11 litres (3.20 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.89 litres (0.50 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension Air-adjustable 
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel

Honda CB 550 SC Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders In-line four, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Carburettor. Keihin CV 26.8mm 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 572.00 ccm (34.90 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 60.0 x 50.6 mm (2.4 x 2.0 inches) 
Compression Ratio
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 75.00 HP (54.7 kW) @ 9500 RPM 
Maximum torque 36.50 Nm (3.7 kgf-m or 26.9 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM 10000 
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system Double chrome pipes 
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type

Honda CB 550 SC Performance

Top Speed 186.7 km/h (116.0 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile) 12.640 seconds 
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear 10.800 seconds 
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 4.90 litres/100 km (20.4 km/l or 48.00 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 113.7 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Honda CB 550 SC Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Honda CB 550 SC have?
The Honda CB 550 SC has 75.00 HP (54.7 kW) @ 9500 RPM.

How fast is a Honda CB 550 SC?
The Honda CB 550 SC top speed is 186.7 km/h (116.0 mph).