Honda XL100: history, specs, pictures

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Honda XL100
1975 Honda XL100 in Red
Manufacturer Honda
Also called XL 100
Production 1979
Predecessor Honda SL100
Engine 100cc single cylinder, four-stroke
Fuel system carburetor
Sparkplug NGK D8EA '74-76 , 77-78
Battery YUASA 6N6-3B '74-76
YUASA 6N4C-1B 77-78
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Related Honda XL250, Honda XR100
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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.

1979 Honda XL 100 S[edit]

1979 Honda XL100



The XL100S'79 was sold in 1979 and came in Tahitian Red. The gas tank stripes and side cover stripes were yellow, gray, and black. The shock springs and turn signal housings were chrome. The bike had a 19" front wheel and a 17" rear wheel. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began HD01-5002640.

1980[edit]

1980 Honda XL100



The XL100S'80 was sold in 1980 and came in Helios Red. The gas tank stripes and side cover stripes were orange, yellow, and white. The "HONDA" tank decal was red outlined in white. The shock springs and turn signal housing were black. The handlebar levers were black. The bike had a 19" front wheel and a 17" rear wheel. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began HD01-5100009.

1981[edit]

1981 Honda XL100



The XL100S'81 was sold in 1981 and came in one color: Monza Red with Black. The frame color was also black. The side cover panels were black. The bike had a 19" front wheel and a 16" rear wheel. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2HD050BK000011.

1981 Honda Motorcycle Full-Line Brochure

1982[edit]



The XL100S'82 was sold in 1982 and came in one color: Monza Red. The gas tank had a black stripe on top. The frame was red. The "100S" logo on the side cover was white and red. The side cover panels were black. The bike had a 19" front wheel and a 16" rear wheel. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2HD0500CK100003.

1983[edit]

1983 Honda XL100



The Honda XL100S'83 was sold in 1983. One color was available: Monza Red. The "100S" side cover logo was white. The seat was black with a white "XL" logo. The side cover panels were black. The front wheel was 19" while the back was 16". The engine was a single cylinder 99cc OHC with a 5-speed transmission and manual clutch. The serial number began JH2HD0501DK200001.

1984[edit]



The XL100S'84 was sold in 1984 and came in one color: Monza Red. The "100S" side cover logo was red and white. The side cover panels were black. The bike had a 19" front wheel and a 16" rear wheel. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission.

  • Engine: 99cc four-stroke OHC
  • Transmission: Close-ratio five-speed
  • Rear suspension: Twin, five-way adjustable rear shocks
  • Wheelbase: 1225mm (48.2 in.)
  • Dry weight: 81 kg (178.5 lb)
  • Seat height: 800mm (31.5 in.)
  • The serial number began JH2HD0506EK300001.

1985[edit]

1985 Honda XL100



The XL100S'85 was sold in 1985 and came in one color: Flash Red. The gas tank wing decal was red, white, and blue. The "100S" gas tank decal was white and blue. The seat was blue with a white "XL" logo. The side cover panel was yellow. The bike had a 19" front wheel and a 16" rear wheel. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 99cc and linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2HD0500FK400001.



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