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Honda XL600R
Manufacturer Honda
Production 83-87
Engine 600cc
Sparkplug DPR8EA-9 '83-87
Battery YB3L-A '83-87
Front Tire 3.00-21 '83-87
Rear Tire '83-87
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The Honda XL600R is a motorcycle produced by Honda from 1983 to 1987.

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1983

1983 Honda XL600R
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red
1983 Honda XL600R in Red



The XL600R'83 was sold in 1983 in one color: Monza Red. The gas tank, side covers, fenders, headlight cowl, and frame were red. The seat, fork boots, number plate panels, and engine were black. The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver. The "600R" side cover decal was solid white. The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors and two head pipes. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began JH2PD030*DM000027

1984

1984 Honda XL600R
1984 Honda XL600R in Monza Red
1984 Honda XL600R in Monza Red
1984 Honda XL600R in Monza Red



The XL600R'84 was sold in 1984 in one color: Monza Red (in some countries it was called Flash Red).

  • The "600R" side cover decal was red with a white outline.
  • The gas tank, side covers, fenders, headlight cowl, and frame were red.
  • The seat, fork boots, number plate panels, and engine were black.
  • The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver.
  • The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors, dry sump, and two head pipes.
  • The transmission was a 5-speed.
  • Suspension: Pro-Link™ rear suspension
  • Brake: Disc front brake
  • Wheelbase: 1420mm (55.9 in.)
  • Dry weight: 134 kg (295.3 lb)
  • Seat height: 860mm (33.8 in.)
  • Front wheel travel: 229mm (9 in.)
  • Rear wheel travel: 203mm (8 in.)
  • The serial number began JH2PD030*EM100006

1985

1985 Honda XL600R



The XL600R'85 was sold in 1985 in Flash Red. The seat, fork boots, and shock spring were blue. The tank wing decal was red, white, and blue. The "600R" tank decal was white and blue. The number plate panels were yellow. The gas tank, side covers, fenders, headlight cowl, and frame were red. The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver. The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors and two head pipes. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began JH2PD030*FK200003

1986

1986 Honda XL600R
1986 Honda XL600R
1986 Honda XL600R
1986 Honda XL600R
1986 Honda XL600R
1986 Honda XL600R in White
1986 Honda XL600R in White
1986 Honda XL600R in White
1986 Honda XL600R in White
1986 Honda XL600R in White



The XL600R'86 was sold in 1986 in Shasta White with Southern Blue. The gas tank was 3-tone blue, red, and white. The fenders, side covers, frame, and headlight cowl were white. The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were gold color. The engine was red. The number plate panels were black. The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors and two head pipes. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began JH2PD030*GK300001

1987

1987 Honda XL600R
1987 Honda XL600R in White
1987 Honda XL600R in White
1987 Honda XL600R in White
1987 Honda XL600R in White



The XL600R'87 was sold in 1987 in Shasta White with Southern Blue. The gas tank was 3-tone: blue, red, and white. The red stripe was actually 3-tone dark, medium, and light red. The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver. The fenders, side covers, frame, and headlight cowl were white. The engine was red. The number plate panels were black. The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors and two head pipes. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began JH2PD030*HK400001


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Honda XL600
Manufacturer Honda
Also called XL600RM (reduced effect), XL 600 RM (reduced effect), XL600R (reduced effect), XL 600 R (reduced effect), XL600RM, XL 600 RM, XL600V Transalp (reduced effect), XL 600 V Transalp (reduced effect), XL600LM, XL600V Transalp, XL600R, XL 600 V Transalp, XL 600 R, XL 600 LM, XL 600
Production 1983 - 2000
Class Enduro
Engine v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 75.0mm x 66.0mm
Compression ratio 8.8:1
Top speed 104 mph (167 km/h)
Horse Power 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 8000RPM
Torque 39.09 ft/lbs (53.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Fuel system Keihin Carburetor
Battery 9.2:1
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: 41mm Showa hydraulic telescopic forks
Rear: Pro-link single shock
Brakes Front: dual disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 130/80-17
Wheelbase 59.25 inches (1505 mm)
Dimensions L 86.81 inches (2205 mm)
Seat height 33.46 inches (850 mm)
Weight 432.11 pounds (196.0 Kg) (dry), 207.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters)
Fuel consumption 0.60 litres/100 km (166.7 km/l or 392.03 mpg)
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The Honda XL600V Transalp was a v2, four-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Honda between 1983 and 2000. It could reach a top speed of 104 mph (167 km/h). Max torque was 39.09 ft/lbs (53.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 8000 RPM.

Engine

The engine was a liquid cooled v2, four-stroke. A 75.0mm bore x 66.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 583.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive

The bike has a 5-speed transmission.

Chassis

It came with a 90/90-21 front tire and a 130/80-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 41mm Showa hydraulic telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Pro-link single shock. The XL600V Transalp was fitted with a 4.76 Gallon (18.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 432.11 pounds (196.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 59.25 inches (1505 mm) long.

1987 Honda XL 600 RM

The XL600 RM is a Honda motorcycle equipped with an air cooled, single cylinder, four stroke, 591cc engine developing 44 horsepower at 6500rpm. Thanks to its engine, the bike is able to reach a top speed 142 km/h.


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