Honda CB750 Nighthawk Reviews from Romania

1992 Honda CB750 Nighthawk

Model year1992
Year of manufacture1992
First year of ownership2005
Most recent year of ownership2008
Acceleration marks 7 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 9 / 10
Handling marks 9 / 10
Braking marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
9.1 / 10
Distance when acquired16000 kilometres
Most recent distance23000 kilometres
Previous motorcycleYamaha RD 350

Summary:

Nearly perfect

Faults:

I encountered some electrical problems with the starter one year ago, finally it was nothing really serious, but it happened in a moment when I didn't have much time to fix it, and I really wanted to take a ride; whatever...

It is not very easy to find accessories for this model.

General Comments:

It is the most extraordinary bike regarding the mechanical reliability.

In fact the manufacturer designed and engineered the engine (and the mechanical parts) like a car one; basically there's no need to repair or service it never ever (of course, you need to take care a little bit, by changing the oil, brake pads, etc... when required and ensuring correct - minimal - maintenance).

It is quite comfortable, easy to handle, it doesn't vibrate and it isn't noisy (for a motorcycle)

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 14th February, 2008

1993 Honda CB750 Nighthawk

Model year1993
Year of manufacture1993
First year of ownership2005
Most recent year of ownership2005
Acceleration marks 7 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 8 / 10
Handling marks 9 / 10
Braking marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.9 / 10
Distance when acquired40000 miles
Most recent distance43000 miles
Previous motorcycleHonda CB450K6

Summary:

I would by a new one tomorrow, but they don't make them anymore..

Faults:

Rusty exhaust after 12 years.

Broken clutch cable at 40,000 miles.

Faulty engine starting switch – lights don't come out because of that.

Worn disk brake.

Speedometer is quite unreliable.

General Comments:

Very good value for the money.

Very comfortable and easy to handle.

Excellent mileage: 60 mpg!!

Engine runs and sounds excellent even at 43k - doesn't burn oil or anything.

Good for daily usage or for long runs.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 15th October, 2005

21st Jan 2009, 11:44

Actually, the non-US version is still manufactured and sold outside of the United States. It is called a CB750. It is identical to my 2000 model except for some cosmetic changes, and dual disk brake calipers on the front and single disk brake caliper on the rear. Search on the Internet and you will find it.

Average review marks: 9.0 / 10, based on 2 reviews