The ultimate buyer’s guide, written by the people who actually own the bike
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Cheap doesn’t have to mean nasty. In fact the Honda Hornet 600 offers one of the highest fun per pound ratios of any bike you can buy on the used market. But there’s more – it’s a durable, capable, useable workhorse or commuter too.
Released in 1998, it’s a winning mix of Honda’s old but extremely well proven CBR600F engine in a basic but effective chassis. It only had minor updates for the first eight years of production, has sold huge numbers all over the world and has a massive, almost cult following. It’s one of those machines that belies its price tag and components.
It handles well, it’s good in town, it’s fast if you rev it but it’s got a low seat and it’s new-rider friendly too...
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Engine 599cc, liquid cooled, DOHC, 16-valve inline four Power 95bhp @ 12,000rpm Top speed 140mphTorque 46lb.ft @ 9,500rpm Dry weight 179kg Seat height 790mm Fuel capacity 16 litres
Engine 599cc, liquid cooled, DOHC, 16-valve inline four Power 94bhp @ 12,000rpm Top speed 140mphTorque 46lb.ft @ 10,000rpm Dry weight 176kg (181kg) Seat height 790mm Fuel capacity 16 litres
Engine 599cc, liquid cooled, DOHC, 16-valve inline four Power 95bhp @ 12,000rpm Top speed 140mphTorque 47lb.ft @ 10,000rpm Dry weight 183kg Seat height 790mm Fuel capacity 17 litres
Engine 599cc, liquid cooled, DOHC, 16-valve inline four Power 101bhp @ 12,000rpm Top speed 145mphTorque 47lb.ft @ 10,000rpm Dry weight 173kg Seat height 800mm Fuel capacity 19 litres
Posted: 16/05/2012 at 16:43
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