Honda XR650L

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Honda XR650L
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A modified XR650L
Manufacturer Honda
Assembly Japan
Class Dual sport
Engine Air-cooled 644 cc (39.3 cu in) SOHC dry-sump single-cylinder 4-stroke
Bore / stroke 100.0mm x 82.0mm
Compression ratio 8.3:1
Transmission Five-speed

Front-43mm air-adjustable leading-axle Showa cartridge fork with 16-position compression-damping adjustability; 11.6-inches of travel

Rear-Pro-link Showa single-shock with spring-preload, 20-position compression- and 20-position rebound-damping adjustability; 11.0-inches travel

Front-Single disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear-Single disc


Rake, trail

Rake- 27.0 degrees

Trail- 102.0mm (4.0 inches)
Wheelbase 57.3 inches (145.5 cm)
Seat height 37 in (940 mm)
Weight 349 lb (158 kg)[1] (wet)
Fuel capacity 2.8 US gal (11 l; 2.3 imp gal)
Oil capacity 1.9 L
Fuel consumption 47.7 mpg‑US (4.93 L/100 km; 57.3 mpg‑imp)[1]
Related Honda_TRX_700XX

The XR650L is a dual-sport motorcycle manufactured by Honda, part of the Honda XR series. It was released in 1992 as a 1993 model. It combines the RFVC engine from the proven NX650 Dominator dual sport with the lighter, off-road capable XR600R chassis, which is not road legal in the US (the XR600R). It has been produced virtually unchanged since 1993.

The engine is an air-cooled 644 cc (39.3 cu in) SOHC, dry-sump, single-cylinder, four-stroke. With an electric starter, headlight, taillight, turn signals, mirrors, US EPA and California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant exhaust system, and a 2.8-US-gallon (11-litre; 2.3-imperial-gallon) metallic fuel tank, the 650L has a 349 lb (158 kg) wet weight.[1] The seat height is 37 inches (940 mm).


  1. ^ a b c "Performance Index '10" (PDF), Motorcycle Consumer News, Bowtie Magazines, 2010, retrieved 2011-02-14 

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