Honda XR70: history, specs, pictures

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Honda XR70
Manufacturer
Also called XR70R, XR 70 R
Production 1997 - 2003
Class Trail
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 47.0mm x 41.4mm
Top Speed 42 mph
Spark Plug NGK CR6HSA '97-03 [1]
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed
Final Drive Chain: 420x86
Front Sprocket 15
Rear Sprocket 36
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.50-14 ‘97-03 [1]
Rear Tire 3.00-12 ‘97-03 [1]
Wheelbase 42.01 inches (1067 mm)
Length 61.61 inches (1565 mm)
Width 27.32 inches (694 mm)
Seat Height 25.79 inches (655 mm)
Weight 127.87 pounds (58.0 Kg) (dry),
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 1.48 Gallon (5.60 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Honda XR70R a 70cc, single cylinder, four stroke, off-road minibike manufactured by Honda between 1997 and 2003.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 47.0mm bore x 41.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 71.8 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 3-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The XR70R was fitted with a 1.48 Gallon (5.60 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 127.87 pounds (58.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 42.01 inches (1067 mm) long.


1997[edit]

1997 Honda XR70R



1997 XR70R'97

  • A new off road model (i.e., no headlight or mirrors, etc.)
  • Engine: 70cc
  • Available color: Shasta White
  • Serial number began: JH2DE020*VK000001
  • Spark Plug: NGK CR6HSA

1998[edit]

1998 Honda XR70R



  1. 1998 XR70R'98 Similar to the 1997 model except the fuel tank was redesigned to include a yellow "HONDA" wing logo
  2. Serial number began: JH2DE020*WK100001.


2002[edit]

2002 Honda XR70R



2002 XR70R'02

  • Available color: Red
  • Engine: Air cooled, single cylinder four stroke
  • Displacement: 72cc
  • Bore and stroke: 47mm x 41.4mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.0:1
  • Valve system: SOHC 2-valve
  • Carburetion: Single, 13mm
  • Ignition: CDI
  • Starting system: Kick
  • Transmission: 3-speed with auto clutch
  • Final drive: Chain
  • Front suspension: 27 mm fork, 100 mm travel
  • Rear suspension: Single shock 88mm travel
  • Front tire: 2.50-14
  • Rear tire: 3.00-12
  • Front brake: Mechanical drum
  • Rear brake: Mechanical drum
  • Seat height: 655mm (25.8 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 1067mm (42.0 in.)
  • Dry weight: 58 kg (128 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 5.6 liters
  • Available Color: Red


2003[edit]

2003 Honda XR70R
2003 Honda XR70R in Red
2003 Honda XR70R in Red
2003 Honda XR70R in Red



2003 XR70'03

  • Available color: Red
  • Engine: 72cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
  • Bore and stroke: 47.5 x 41.4 mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.0:1
  • Transmission: Three-speed with automatic clutch
  • Ignition: CDI
  • Final drive: Chain 15T/36T
  • Front suspension: 27mm telescopic fork; 99mm (3.9 in.) travel
  • Rear suspension: Pro-Link Showa single-shock; 89mm (3.5 in.) travel
  • Front tire 2.50-14
  • Rear tire: 3.00-12
  • Ground clearance: 163mm (6.4 in.)
  • Seat height: 655mm (25.8 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 1067mm (42.0 in.)
  • Dry weight: 58 kg (128 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 5.7 liters (including 1.1 liters reserve)


See Also[edit]


References[edit]

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


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