Honda NX650 Dominator

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Honda NX650 Dominator
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Manufacturer Honda
Production 1988-2001
Class Dual-sport
Engine 643.7 cc single-cylinder four-stroke engine
Power 44.00 hp (32 kW) at 6000 RPM
Torque 53 Nm {4.6 kgf·m} at 5500 RPM
Transmission 5-speed
Tires 90/90-21 54S (front), 120/90-17 64S (rear)
Wheelbase 1435 mm
Seat height 865 mm
Weight 154.0 kg (dry)
Fuel capacity 16 liters, of which 2.5 l reserve
Related Honda SLR 650

The Honda NX650 Dominator is a dual-sport motorcycle of the Japanese manufacturer Honda. It was manufactured from 1988 to 2000. The main difference between model years are the graphics and details in the fairing. The original J spec (1988) Japanese model featured both electric and kick starting which was dropped to electric only on all later models. The Dominator is unique in that it carries the engine oil in the frame, similar to older British bikes. The Dominator has a cult following which can be accredited to its handling capability both on and off road and also because of the recent fashion of conversion to 'Supermoto' or 'streetracker' styles. Secondhand models continue to fetch good prices for machines of relatively low cubic capacity and are much sought after amongst enthusiasts.

In addition to the NX 650, there were also NX125, NX250, NX350, NX400 and NX500 variations. The NX350 Sahara was produced in Brazil until 1999, when it was replaced with the NX400 Falcon model. This last motorcycle was also produced in Brazil from 1999 to 2009, when it was discontinued.