1988 Honda CBR600F Hurricane - Honda Hurricane

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1988 CBR600F Hurricane

1987 CBR600F Hurricane

 

1988 Honda CBR600F Hurricane

1988 Honda CBR600F Hurricane

The second production year of the Honda Hurricane saw little change other than the paint scheme. Why mess with perfection?

The Honda Hurricane was the first 600cc production bike that could run under 11 seconds in the quarter mile, it weighed 20 pounds less and produced 10 more horsepower than it's closest competitor.

For the first three years of production, the CBR600F Hurricane saw almost zero competition from the 600cc class of sportbikes. Honda effectively out-sold the Kawasaki Ninja and the Suzuki Katana, which is exactly what they set out to do.

1988 Honda CBR600F Hurricane Pics and Specs

Factory Colors 1988 Honda 600 Hurricane red and white

1988 Honda CBR600F Hurricane - Fighting Red with Pearl Crystal White

1988 Honda Hurricane grey and blue

1988 Honda CBR600F Hurricane - Medium Grey Metallic with Granite Blue Metallic

Engine
Engine Type 598cc liquid-cooled inline four-cylinder
Bore And Stroke 63mm x 48mm
Induction PGM-FI with automatic enricher circuit
Ignition Computer-controlled digital transistorised with three-dimensional mapping
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Valve Train DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Horsepower 85 hp
   
Drive Train
Transmission Close-ratio six-speed
Final Drive #525 O-ring-sealed chain
   
Chassis, Suspension and Brakes
Front Suspension 41mm fully adjustable forks, 130 mm travel
Rear Suspension Rising rate linkage, fully adjustable, 110mm travel
Front Brake Dual 276mm discs with two-piston calipers
Rear Brake Single 220mm disc
Front Tire 110/80ZR-17 radial
Rear Tire 130/80ZR-17 radial
   
Dimensions
Wheelbase 55.3 inches
Seat Height 31.9 inches
Dry Weight 401 pounds
Curb Weight 443 pounds
Fuel Capacity 4.2 gallons

Parts and Accessories for the 1988 Honda CBR600F Hurricane

If you happen to be lucky enough to own one of these legendary sportbikes, you probably already know where to find the parts and accessories to keep her in top condition. Just in case you don't, here are some places that I have found that sell OEM parts for the 1988 Honda CBR600F Hurricane

OEM Parts
 
Aftermarket Parts and Accessories
 
   
   
   
   

1988 Honda Hurricane

The original Honda Hurricane concept was the platform of today's Honda CBR line. The line has certainly improved over the years but one thing remains the same - Honda has consistently produced high performance, well-bred and affordable sportbikes - and it all started with the Hurricane.

 

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