2013 Honda CB1300S C-ABS

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Honda CB1300S C-ABS

The big, muscular CB1300S C-ABS is the king of Honda’s Naked stable. Its retro styling centres around its impressive inline-4 engine; a fuel-injected, liquid-cooled DOHC power plant that’s tuned for maximum enjoyment. It’s capably delivers raw excitement while placing a firm focus on seamless control and strong midrange performance. Acceleration is strong and exhilarating while Combined-ABS boosts rider confidence. Handling is enhanced by a low seat height for a machine of this size. The seat is comfortable and provides plenty of pillion space, as well as concealing a lockable storage space. The distinctive half-fairing and tinted windscreen protects the rider from wind fatigue at high speeds. The front styling is compact and aerodynamic, integrating air vents that deflect air away from the rider. With its generous 21-litre fuel tank and long-term comfort, the huge power of the CB1300S can be enjoyed in a wide range of situations, including commuting and two-up touring.


Honda CB1300S C-ABS
  • EURO-3. Complies with EURO-3 emissions regulations.
  • Honda Ignition Security System. Only allows the bike to be started by its original encoded keys to effectively protect against theft.
  • Combined Antilock Brake System.Optimises the balance of front and rear braking control while counteracting tyre slip when braking over variable road conditions.
  • Honda Evolutional Catalysing System. Oxygen-sensing system maintains an optimal air fuel mixture for the most effective catalytic reduction of exhaust emissions.
  • Programmed Fuel Injection. Map-type computerised system maintains strong power and responsive performance in all conditions.


Honda CB1300S C-ABS
Engine TypeLiquid cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC inline-4
CarburationPGM-FI electronic fuel injection
IgnitionComputer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advance
Max. Torque117 Nm at 5,500 rpm
Max. Power Output114 bhp at 7,500 rpm
Compression Ratio9.6 : 1
Engine Displacement1284 cc
Bore & Stroke78 x 67.2 mm
Final Drive#530 O-ring sealed chain
Weight236 kg
Ground Clearance135 mm
Wheelbase1,515 mm
Fuel Capacity21 litres (including 4.5-litre warning light reserve)
Seat Height790 mm
Length x Width x Height2,220 x 790 x 1,120 mm
Suspension RearDual conventional dampers with 5-step adjustable spring pre-load and rebound damping, 116 mm axle travel
Brakes Rear256 x 6mm dual-piston calliper disc with ABS and sintered metal pads
Suspension Front43mm cartridge-type telescopic fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping, 109 mm axle travel
Wheels FrontU-section 5-spoke cast aluminium
Tyres Front120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Brakes Front310 x 4.5 mm dual disk with 4-piston callipers ABS and sintered metal pads
Wheels RearU-section 5-spoke cast aluminium
Tyres Rear18/55 ZR17M/C (73W)

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