Honda NSR125

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1989 Honda NSR125R

Built by Honda Italy and only available in that country, the NSR 125 is unusual in using many Italian components such as carburetor, shocks, and brakes. Small capacity bikes are very popular in Europe, and the NSR was the best seller in 1990.


1990 Honda NSR125

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Honda NSR125
Also called NSR125R Super Sprint, NSR 125 R Super Sprint, NSR125R, NSR 125 R, NSR 125
Production 1989 - 2004
Class Sport Bike
Liquid cooled, single cylinder, 2 strokes
Bore / Stroke 55.9mm x 55.9mm
Compression ratio 6.5:1
Top Speed 75 mph (120 km/h)
Horsepower 15.02 HP (11.2 KW) @ 9500RPM
Torque 11.06 ft/lbs (15.0 Nm) @ 8000RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition cdi-unit
Transmission Gear box: 6 Speed

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: wet plate
Suspension Front: Marzocchi hydraulic forks
Rear: Marzocchi shock with pro-kink
Brakes Front: Single disc with 2 piston calipers
Rear: Single disc
Front Tire 100/80-17
Rear Tire 130/70-17
Wheelbase 52.99 inches (1346 mm)
Length 81.69 inches (2075 mm)
Width 26.38 inches (670 mm)
Seat Height 31.1 inches (790 mm)
Weight 291.01 pounds (132.0 Kg) (dry), 132.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 3.43 Gallon (13.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 5.00 liters/100 km (20.0 km/l or 47.04 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The Honda NSR 125 R was a Liquid cooled, single cylinder, 2 strokes Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Honda between 1989 and 2004. It could reach a top speed of 75 mph (120 km/h). Max torque was 11.06 ft/lbs (15.0 Nm) @ 8000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 15.02 HP (11.2 KW) @ 9500 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled Liquid cooled, single cylinder, 2 strokes. A 55.9mm bore x 55.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 124.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a membrane & power valve.


The bike has a 6 Speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet plate.


It came with a 100/80-17 front tire and a 130/70-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Single disc with 2 piston calipers in the front and a Single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Marzocchi hydraulic forks while the rear was equipped with a Marzocchi shock with pro-kink. The NSR 125 R was fitted with a 3.43 Gallon (13.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 291.01 pounds (132.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 52.99 inches (1346 mm) long.

1989 - 1995 Honda NSR 125 R[edit]

The NSR 125 R, a sport motorcycle designed by Honda between 1989 and 1995, was equipped by the Japanese manufacturer with a two stroke engine and a displacement of 124cc developing 28 horsepower at 10000rpm.

1996 - 2002 Honda NSR 125 R[edit]

1996 - 2002 Honda NSR 125 R

Manufactured by Honda between 1996 and 2002, the NSR 125 R is a sport motorcycle which came with a two stroke engine and a displacement of 124cc and 15 horsepower at 9500rpm.

2004 Honda NSR 125 R[edit]

2004 Honda NSR 125 R

Released in 2003, the NSR 125 R is a Honda sport motorcycle equipped with a two stroke engine with a displacement of 124cc developing 15 horsepower at 9500rpm.

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