Honda NS500

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Honda NS500
Manufacturer
Production 1982-1983
Class Racing
Predecessor Honda NR500
Successor Honda NSR500
Engine
Weight
Manuals Service Manual

The Honda NS500 is a 500cc Grand Prix racing motorcycle of the early 1980s, powered by a two-stroke V3 engine. Created as a replacement for the innovative but unsuccessful four-stroke NR500, the bike went against Honda's preference for four-stroke machines but proved very effective and quickly won the 1983 500cc World Championship with Freddie Spencer onboard. After a relatively short lifespan the bike was replaced by the even more successful two-stroke V4 engine powered NSR500.



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