Honda Model by Model Guide

 (Further details to follow)         * Not sold in the UK

 

Model Year Identifying Features

49cc MONKEY BIKE RANGE  

Z100

1961 OHV Engine, Rigid Frame, White Small Tank
CZ100 Monkey Bike 1964 OHV Engine, Rigid Frame, 3.50x5 Tyres
CZ50M   OHC Engine, Fold Up-Down Seat
Z50A   Front Suspension, 3.50x8 Tyres
Z50A-K2 Mini-Trail   Mini Trail emblem on sides of tank.
     

50-90cc CUB RANGE

Super Cub 50 - C100      

1958  

49cc, OHV, 6v electrics

Super Cub 50 - C110

1960

Electric-start,  

Sprint 50 - C110   Upswept exhaust
Sport 50 - C110D    
C50     
C65    
C70    
C90    
     
125-200cc TWINS   

Benly JA 

1954

140cc 

C92 Benly

1959

124cc, 11.5bhp, 4-speed, E/start, p/steel frame.
C95 Benly   154cc
CD175-AK0 1967 P/steel frame, sloper engine.
CD175-AK3 1969 Tube frame, vertical engine.
CD175-A4 1972  
CD175-A5 1975  
CD185T 1979  
CD200T-A 1980  
CD200T-B 1981  

CB92 Benly Super Sport

  124cc, 15bhp, 4-speed, E/start, p/steel frame.
SS125A   Pressed steel frame, sloper engine.
CB125-K3   Semi-tube frame, vertical engine.
CB125T-A 1980  Comstars, 
CB125TD-C 1982 Super Dream, comstars, 
CB160   161cc, tube frame, sloper engine.
CB175-K4 1970  
CB175-K5 1971  
CB175-K6 1972  
CB200 1974  
     
250-450cc TWINS   
Dream SA 1955  
C70 1957  
C71 1958 Electric starter
CS71 1958  
C72 Dream 1960 247cc, 20bhp, 4-speed, E/start 
CBM72 1961  
CB72 Dream Super Sport 

1962

247cc, 24bhp, 4-speed, E/start

CB250-K0 1968  
CB250-K2 1970  
CB250-K3 1971  
CB250-K4 1972  
CB250-G5 1974  
CJ250T 1976  
CB250T 1977 Dream
CM250T-B 1981 Custom style
CB250N 1978 Super Dream, Euro-style. 
CB250N-A 1980  
CB250N-B 1981  
CB250NDX-B Deluxe 1981 Black comstars, 
Dream SB 1955  350cc 
C77  1960  305cc, identical to C72 
C78  1963  305cc 
CB77  1964  305cc, identical to CB72 
CB350-K4 1972  
CB350S-G 1986  
CB360-G5 1974  
CJ360T 1976  
CB400T 1977 Dream
CB400-AT   Hondamatic, 
CB400N 1978 Super Dream, Euro-style
CB400N-A 1980  
CB400N-B 1981 Gold comstars 
CB400N-C 1982  
CB450DX-K 1989  
     
250-500cc SINGLES     
CB250RS-A 1980  
CB250RSD-C 1982   Electric start,
CBX250RS    
CL250S-C 1982 High-level twin-port exhaust,
FT500-C 1982  
XBR500-F 1985 498cc, RFVC, comstars 
XBR500-G 1986  
XBR500-H  1987  Spoke wheels, 
XBR500S-J 1988  
GB500 TT*  1989   
GB500 TT* 1990  
     
V3 2-CYCLE  
NS400R-F 1985 2-cycle, V3-cyl, full-fairing.
     
450-500cc DOHC TWINS   
CB450-K0 1965 4-speed, known as 'Black Bomber'
CB450-K1 1968 5-speed, chrome fenders. 
CB450-K2* 1969  
CB450-K3* 1970  
CB450-K4* 1971  
CB450-K5* 1972  
CB450-K6* 1973  
CB450-K7* 1974  
CB500T 1975  
     
250-650cc V-TWINS   
VT250F-D 1983  
CX500-Z 1978  
CX500-A 1980 Fly-screen, 
CX500-B  1981  Black comstars, 
CX500C-B 1981 Custom style,
CX500E-C 1982 Euro style, 
CX500TC-C 1982 Turbo, fairing
GL500D-C 1982 Silver Wing Deluxe
CX650E-D 1983 Euro style 
CX650TC-D 1983 Turbo
GL650D2-E 1984 Silver Wing Deluxe 
VT500E-F 1985  
     
350-750cc SOHC 4-CYL  
CB350F* 1972   
CB350F1* 1973  
CB400F 1974   
CB400F1* 1975   
CB400F2 1976   
CB500  1971  
CB500-K1  1972   
CB500-K2 1973  
CB550-K 1974  4 into 4 exhaust 
CB550-K1 1975  
CB550-K2 1976  
CB550-K3 1977  
CB550F 1975  Super Sport, 4 into 1 exhaust 
CB550F1 1976   
CB550F2 1977   
CB650-Z 1979  
CB650SC-C 1982 Nighthawk, custom style
CB750 1969 First 7,400 have sandcast engine. 
CB750-K0 1970 Minor mods, only 36 units sold UK. 
CB750-K1 1971 Slim side panels, linked carbs.
CB750-K2 1972 Metal chainguard, warn lights new. 
CB750-K3* 1973 5-way adj shocks, disc guard. 
CB750-K4* 1974  
CB750-K5* 1975 Large winkers, rubber tip side stand. 
CB750-K6 1976 Stronger s/arm, no chain oiler.  
CB750-K7 1977 17" rear wheel, flush fuel filler. 
CB750-K8* 1978 Two-tier seat. 
CB750A* 1976  Hondamatic 
CB750A1*  1977  4 into 2 exhaust. (EARA in Japan)
CB750A2*  1978  Comstar wheels. 
CB750F* 1975  Super Sport, 4-1 exhaust, rear disc.
CB750F1 1975   
CB750F2 1977 Black engine, comstars, twin discs.
CB750F3*  1977   
     
550-1100cc DOHC 4-CYL   
CBX550F-C 1982  
CBX550F2-C 1982   
CB750K-Z 1979 Touring style 
CB750F-Z 1979  Super Sport 
CB750F-A 1980   
CB750F-B 1981   
CB750F-C 1982   
CB750F2-C 1982  With fairing
CB750F-D  1983   
CBX750F-E 1984  
CB900F-Z 1979  
CB900F-A 1980  
CB900F-B 1981   
CB900F2-B  1981  With fairing
CB900F-C 1982  
CB900F2-C 1982 With fairing
CB900F-D  1983   
CB900F2-D 1983 With fairing
CB1100F-D* 1983  
CB1100R-B  1981 Half-fairing, solo seat. 
CB1100R-C  1982  Full-fairing, dual seat plus cowl. 
CB1100R-D  1983   
     

400-1100cc V-FOURS (1st Generation) 

VF400F-C 1982  
VF400F-D 1983  
VF500F-E 1984 Interceptor in USA/Canada
VF500F-F 1985  
VF500F2-E 1984 Full-fairing
VF500F2-F 1985   
VF700S-E* 1984 Sabre 700 (USA), shaft-drive
VF750S-C 1982 V45 Sabre (USA), shaft-drive
VF750F-D 1983 Chain-drive, 
VF750F-E 1984  
VF750C-J 1988 Custom style, shaft-drive
VF1000F-E 1984  
VF1000F-F 1985  
VF1000F2-F 1985 Full-fairing, Bol d'or name, 
VF1000R-E 1984  Gear-drive cams, twin-headlight,
VF1000R-F 1985 Single headlight for USA
VF1000R-G 1986 Rothmans race colours
VF1100C    
     

750cc V-FOURS (2nd Generation) 

VFR750F-G 1986 16" F.Wheel,
VFR750F-H 1987  
VFR750F-J 1988 17" F.Wheel
VFR750F-K 1989  
VFR750R-H* 1987 RC30, Japan only
VFR750R-J 1988 RC30, Europe
VFR750R-K 1989 RC30, 
     
600-1000cc DOHC 4-CYL LIQUID COOLED    
CBR600F-H 1987  
CBR600F-J 1988  
CBR600F-K 1989  
CBR1000F-H  1987   
CBR1000F-J 1988  
CBR1000F-K 1989  
     
1000-1500cc FLAT-FOUR   
GL1000  1975   
GL1000-K1 1976  
GL1000-K2 1977  
GL1000-Z 1978  Comstar wheels, no kickstart. 
GL1100K-A 1980  E.ignition, air suspension. 
GL1100-B 1981  
GL1100DX-B 1981 Deluxe model
GL1100-C 1982  
GL1100D-C 1982 Deluxe
GL1100A-D 1983 Aspencade
GL1200D-E 1984  Deluxe 
GL1200A-F 1985 Aspencade
GL1500-J  1988  6-cylinder, 
GL1500-K 1989  
     
1047cc SIX-CYLINDER   
CBX-Z  1979   
CBX-A* 1980  Black reverse comstars, tail lock box. 
CBX-B 1981  Pro-link, fairing, black engine.
CBX-C  1982 

 

     
ON-OFF ROAD RANGE   
XL100S-Z 1979  
XL100S-A 1980  
XL100S-B 1981  
XL125S-Z 1979  
XL125S-A 1980  
XL125S-B 1981  
XL125S-C 1982  
XL125R-C 1982 Pro-link,
XL125R-F 1985  
XL185S-Z 1979  
XL185S-B 1981  
XL250 1974  
XL250S-Z 1979  
XL250S-A 1980  
XL250S-B 1981  
XL250R-C 1982

Pro-link,

XL250R-F 1985  
XL500S-Z 1979  
XL500R-C 1982

Pro-link,

XL600R-D 1983

Pro-link,

XL600LM-F 1985

Pro-link, electric-start,

CB350F Four

- Sports

- 347cc SOHC 4-cyl air-cooled 5-speed

 

1972 - CB350F* (first model)

1973 - CB350F1*

CB400F Four

- Super-sports

- 408cc SOHC 4-cyl air-cooled 6-speed

 

1974 - CB400F (first model)

1975 - CB400F1* (minor changes)

1976 - CB400F2 (new colours, tank stripes)

CB500 Four

- Sports

- 498cc SOHC 4-cyl Air-cooled 5-speed

 

1971 - CB500

1972 - CB500-K1

1973 - CB500-K2

1974 - CB500-K3

CB750 Four

- Super-sports

- 736cc SOHC 4-cyl air-cooled 5-speed

 

1969 - CB750 (first model)

1970 - CB750-K0 (minor changes)

1971 - CB750-K1 (minor changes)

1972 - CB750-K2

                                                  1973 - CB750-K3*

                                                  1974 - CB750-K4*

                                                  1975 - CB750-K5*

                                                  1976 - CB750-K6

                                                  1977 - CB750-K7

                                                  1978 - CB750-K8*

 

GL1000 Gold Wing

- Tourer

- 997cc 4-Cyl Liquid-cooled 5-speed Shaft

 

1975 - GL1000 (first model, shown)

1976 - GL1000-K1

1977 - GL1000-K2

1978 - GL1000-KZ

1979 - GL1000-KZ

GL1100 Gold Wing

- Tourer

- 1085cc 4-cyl Liquid-cooled 5-speed Shaft

 

1980 - GL1100

1980 - GL1100I Interstate (shown)

1981

1982 - GL1100A Aspencade

1983

 

CBX

- Super-sports

- 1047cc DOHC 6-cyl Air-cooled 6-speed

 

1979 - CBX-Z (first model)

1980 - CBX-A* (minor changes)

 

CBX (Touring)

- Sports-tourer

- 1047cc DOHC 6-cyl Air-cooled 6-speed

 

1981 - CBX-B (plus fairing, pro-link etc)

1982 - CBX-C (minor changes) 

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