Honda XL100: history, specs, pictures

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Honda XL100
Manufacturer
Also called XL 100
Production 1979
Class Dual-purpose
Predecessor Honda SL100
Successor Honda XL100S
Engine
100cc single cylinder, four-stroke
Top Speed 45 mph
Fuel System carburetor
Spark Plug NGK D8EA '74-78 [1]
Battery YUASA 6N6-3B '74-76
YUASA 6N4C-1B 77-78 [1]
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive Chain: 428x [1]
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.75-19 [1]
Rear Tire 3.25-17 [1]
Weight
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Related Honda XL250, Honda XR100
Manuals Service Manual

Brochures ·


The Honda XL100 was a 100cc single cylinder, four-stroke dual-sport motorcycle produced by Honda from 1975 to 1978.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear.



1974[edit]


1974 Honda XL100

The XL100K0 was sold in 1974 and came in just one color: Candy Topaz Orange. The "HONDA" decal on the tank and the "XL100" decal on the side cover were both black. The shock springs were chrome. The seat was pleated. The cylinder head was a one piece. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began XL100-1000001.

1975[edit]



The XL100K1 was sold in 1975 and came in one color: Candy Ruby Red with Special Silver Metallic. The fenders were silver painted steel. The seat was not pleated. The shock springs were black. The cylinder head was a one piece. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began XL100-1000001.

1976[edit]

1976 Honda XL100



The XL100'76 was sold in 1976 and came in just one color: Shiny Orange with Special Silver Metallic. The fenders were silver painted steel. The seat was not pleated. The shock springs were black. It had a 2-piece cylinder head. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began XL100-1200003.


1977[edit]

1977 Honda XL100



The XL100'77 was sold in 1977 and came in Tahitian Red. The fenders were color-impregnated plastic. The "XL100" side cover decal was black. The wheel hubs were painted silver. The handlebars were chrome. The seat was not pleated. The shock springs were black. It had a 2-piece cylinder head. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began XL100-1300001.

1978[edit]


The XL100'78 was sold in 1978 and came in one color: Tahitian Red. The "XL100" decal on the side cover was yellow and white. The wheel hubs were painted black. The handlebars were black. The seat was not pleated. The shock springs were black. It had a 2-piece cylinder head. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began XL100-1400001.


References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019. 


See Also[edit]


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