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Honda Motorcycles
Scrambler CL450

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CL450K0 The CL450K0 (also designated CB450D) was sold in 1967. It came in one of three color schemes: Metallic Silver with Black, Candy Red with Black, or Candy Blue with Black. The upper forks and headlight shell were black. The fenders were chrome. The two chrome exhaust pipes were upswept one on each side. The "450" side cover decal was on a checkerboard stripe. The engine was a 444cc DOHC parallel twin with dual CV carburetors. The transmission was a 4-speed. The serial number began CB450-1000001.
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Scrambler 450 CL450K1 The Honda Scrambler 450 designated CL450K1 was sold in 1968-69. Three colors were available: Candy Blue, Candy Red, and Metallic Silver. The fuel tank wing emblem reads "HONDA 450". The upper forks and headlight shell were black. The front fender had braces. The exhaust system was directed to the left side of the bike and over the gearbox. It had a two-piece heat shield and a 1-piece chrome muffler. The engine was a 444cc 4-stroke DOHC parallel twin with two CV carburetors. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began CL450-1000001.
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CL450K2 The CL450K2 Scrambler 450 was sold in 1969 and was available in one of three colors: Candy Red, Candy Blue, or Metallic Silver. The gas tank stripe was gold. The "HONDA" emblem on the tank was white. The upper forks and headlight shell were black. The seat surface was pleated. The front fender had braces. The taillight lens was rectangular. The "450 DOHC" side cover emblem was gold. The exhaust system was directed to the left side of the bike and over the gearbox. The engine was a 444cc 4-stroke DOHC parallel twin with two CV carburetors. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began CL450-1012469.
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CL450K3 The CL450K3 Scrambler 450 was sold in 1970 in one of three colors: Candy Ruby Red, Candy Sapphire Blue, or Candy Topaz Orange. The gas tank stripes were white. The upper forks and headlight shell were the basic color (red, blue, or orange). The "450 DOHC" side cover emblem was gold. The seat surface was pleated. The taillight lens was rectangular. The exhaust system was directed to the left side of the bike and over the gearbox. The engine was a 444cc 4-stroke DOHC parallel twin with two CV carburetors. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began CL450-4000001.
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CL450K4 The CL450K4 Scrambler 450 was sold in 1971 in one of three colors: Candy Topaz Orange, Strato Blue Metallic, or Poppy Yellow Metallic. The gas tank stripes were black. The side cover emblem reads "DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM 450". The upper forks and headlight shell were the basic color (red, blue, or orange). The seat surface was pleated. The taillight lens was rectangular. The exhaust system had a one-piece heat shield and a one-piece chrome muffler. The engine was a 444cc 4-stroke DOHC parallel twin with two CV carburetors. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began CL450-4100001.
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CL450K5 The CL450K5 Scrambler 450 was sold from 1972 to 1973. It came in just two colors: Magna Red and Planet Blue Metallic. The gas tank had a new oval shape. The stripes on it were white and orange. The side cover emblem reads "DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM 450". The seat surface was pleated. The upper forks were chrome. The headlight shell was black. The exhaust system had a three-piece heat shield and a two-piece chrome muffler. The engine was a 444cc 4-stroke DOHC parallel twin with two CV carburetors. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began CL450-5000001.
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CL450K6 The CL450K6 Scrambler 450 was sold in 1974 and came in just one color: Candy Sapphire Blue Flake. The gas tank stripes were white and black. The "450 DOHC" side cover emblem was white and red. The gas tank shape went back to the shape of the K1 to K4 models. The seat surface was pleated. Behind the seat was a chrome grip pipe. The instruments were tilted toward the rider. The exhaust system had a 3-piece head shield and a 2-piece black muffler. The engine was a 444cc 4-stroke DOHC parallel twin with two CV carburetors. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began CL450-6000011.
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