Honda XRE300

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Honda XRE300
Honda XRE300 ano2010.jpg
Manufacturer Honda
Production 2009-
Predecessor Honda XR250 Tornado
Honda NX4 Falcon
Class Dual-sport
Engine 291 cc (17.8 cu in), DOHC, 4-valve, air-cooled, single
Bore / stroke 79 mm × 59.5 mm (3.11 in × 2.34 in)
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Transmission 5 speed, wet multi-plate clutch, chain drive manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork, 245mm travel
Rear: Pro-link 225mm travel
Brakes Front: single 256 mm disc, two-piston caliper (base) or three-piston caliper (C-ABS)
Rear: single 220m disc, single-piston caliper
Optional Combined ABS
Tires Front: 90/90 - 21"M/C (54S)
Rear: 120/80 - 18"M/C (62S)
Metzeler Enduro 3
Wheelbase 1,417 mm (55.8 in)
Dimensions L: 2,171 mm (85.5 in)
W: 830 mm (33 in)
H: 1,181 mm (46.5 in)
Seat height 860 mm (34 in)
Fuel capacity 13.6 L (3.6 US gal)
Oil capacity 2 L (0.53 US gal)

The Honda XRE 300 is a single-cylinder dual-sport motorcycle designed and manufactured by Honda in Brazil. It was launched in August 2009 to simultaneously replace the Japanese firm's two South American on/off-road motorcycles: the XR250 Tornado and the NX4 Falcon.[1] Unlike these motorcycles' 250 cc and 400 cc engines, the fuel-injected (Programmed fuel injection) 300 cc engine in the XRE300 meets Brazil's new PROMOT 3 emissions rules.[2][better source needed] It has an anti-lock brake (ABS) option.[3]

Heavily based on its 250 cc predecessor, the XRE300 is aimed at urban riders but can be used for light trail work.[4] The XRE300 is used by motorized infantry brigades of the Brazilian army.[5]

Models[edit]

There are different versions of the same model:

  • Brazil initial Model 2009 - 2014
  • Brazil, Colombia 2015 - Current
  • Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, 2017 - current[6]
    • New digital LCD Display

Since 2014 the motorcycle include new improvements such as:

  1. new viscosus air filter technology
  2. new iridium spark plug
  3. The fuel pump is inside the fuel tank

Fuel technology[edit]

All the XRE Models can use either gasoline or ethanol, which Honda's PGM-FI system can detect and adapt to.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tizzani, Aldo (1 June 2009). "Honda XRE 300 substituirá Tornado e Falcon" (in Portuguese). Webmotors. Archived from the original on June 21, 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Ghigonetto, Ricardo (1 June 2009). "XRE 300: sofisticação e versatilidade no asfalto e na terra" (in Portuguese). Honda Brasil. Archived from the original on 2009-06-09. Retrieved 17 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Honda XRE 300 Website" (in Portuguese). Honda Brasil. Archived from the original on 28 August 2009. Retrieved 25 August 2009. 
  4. ^ Arruda, Lucídio (7 July 2009). "Substituta da Tornado chega mais sofisticada e com nova proposta" (in Portuguese). MotoX.com.br. Retrieved 17 August 2009. 
  5. ^ Reportagens. "Operacional" (in Portuguese). Revistaoperacional.com.br. Retrieved 2015-11-13. 
  6. ^ a b "XRE 300 | Honda Motocicletas". www.honda.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-04-01. 

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