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1983 Honda CX650T


1983 Honda CX650T Pictures
The CX650T was fast, but insure. The more sedate versions of Honda's CX family were less expensive, and sold better.
The CX650T was fast, but insure. The more sedate versions of Honda's CX family were less expensive, and sold better.

The CX's V-twin was unusual in that each of the head's four valves were operated by pushrods rather than overhead cams. Mounted "sideways" in the frame à la Moto Guzzi, the rather pedestrian engine grew significantly stronger with the addition of electronic fuel injection and a turbocharger.

Th 1983 CX650T's turbocharged version of Honda's popular 650-cc V-twin had a robust 97 horsepower.
Th 1983 CX650T's turbocharged version of Honda's popular 650-cc V-twin had a robust 97 horsepower.
Windshield, fairing, gauges and mirrors were nicely integrated into the CX650T's basic design.
Windshield, fairing, gauges and mirrors were nicely integrated into the CX650T's basic design.
Turbocharged motorcycles did provide more power without increasing displacement. Several makers offered them over the years, but without lasting success.
Turbocharged motorcycles did provide more power without increasing displacement. Several makers offered them over the years, but without lasting success.

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