Honda CB400F

The Honda CB 400 Four ( type code 377) is a motorcycle model of the Japanese manufacturer Honda. It was presented in 1975 and produced until 1978. The CB 400 Four is part of the Honda CB series, the bikes with four-cylinder engines comprised of a cylinder capacity 350-750 cc.


The Honda CB 400 Four was an evolution of the Honda CB 350 Four, who had a five-speed gearbox. The displacement of the engine ( bore: 51 mm Stroke: 50 mm Compression: 9,4:1 ) was increased, the performance was 27.2 kW/37 hp at 8,500 min-1 (CB 350 F: 25 kW/34 hp at 9,500 min -1) A special feature was the 4- in-1 exhaust system, which saves weight, and underlined the sporty character. In the brochure a top speed of 165 km / h was given. In one test, a speed of 157.9 km / h (solo long lying) and an acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.6 s was achieved. The test consumption was about 6.6 liters Super 98 RON to 100 km with a tank capacity of 14 liters (including 2.5 liter reserve).

Models for Germany

In the summer of 1976, the Honda CB 400 Four in Germany was offered for DM 4,878 including 11% VAT, which is about 6,000 euros today. For a more favorable liability classification is also a version with 19.9 kW/27 hp at 7,500 min -1 and a top speed of 145 km / h was offered; the engine is throttled by a Reduction in exhaust claw.

  • Front Tires: 3.00 S-18
  • Rear Tires: 3.50 S-18
  • Chassis: Tubular steel, twin spine
  • Front telescopic fork / rear Schwinge9 with two spring legs
  • Weight ( ready to ride ): 184 kg, payload: 171 kg