Honda XR70: history, specs, pictures

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Honda XR70
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Manufacturer Honda
Also called XR70R, XR 70 R
Production 1997 - 2003
Engine single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 47.0mm x 41.4mm
Sparkplug NGK CR6HSA '97-03
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Wheelbase 42.01 inches (1067 mm)
Dimensions L 61.61 inches (1565 mm)
W 27.32 inches (694 mm)
Seat height 25.79 inches (655 mm)
Weight 127.87 pounds (58.0 Kg)
Fuel capacity 1.48 Gallon (5.60 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual
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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)


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