Honda 400 Twin. Hondamatic. Fabriquée au Japon

Honda 400 Twin. Hondamatic. Made in Japan

CB400A Hawk Hondamatic

The CB400A has a two-speed semi-automatic transmission. It has a torque converter and two forward gears (high and low) that have to be manually selected by the rider. There is a gear position indicator in lieu of a tachometer in the instrument binnacle. A parking brake replaced the clutch lever. This model has 28 mm Keihin carburettors which lower the peak power in exchange for low-down response.

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