2006 Honda XR650L
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– 2006 Honda XR650L
For adventure both on and off the pavement, the durable, powerful, electric-start XR650L has earned a reputation as the premier dual-sport ride.
Features & Benefits
Bulletproof 644cc SOHC four-stroke engine produces power and torque ideally suited for both on- and off-road riding.
Radial Four-Valve Combustion Chamber (RFVC) allows excellent combustion efficiency and high power output.
42.5mm constant-velocity carburetor offers crisp throttle response, excellent driveability and maximum power.
Reliable electric starter system allows easy push-button starting.
Gear-driven counterbalancer minimizes bothersome and tiring vibration.
Free-flowing two-into-one exhaust system with quiet, USDA-qualified spark arrester/muffler.
Maintenance-free automatic cam chain tensioner and solid-state CD ignition with electronic advance keep you out of the shop and on the road.
Dry-sump engine maximizes power by minimizing crankshaft windage and engine temperature.
Durable five-speed transmission offers a gear for every on- or off-road situation.
Heavy-duty multi-plate clutch.
Heavy-duty, low-maintenance #520 O-ring drive chain.
Semi-double-cradle steel frame is lightweight, strong and offers precise handling manners.
43mm XR(TM)-spec Showa cartridge fork features 16-position compression damping adjustability and superb off-road performance.
Pro-Link(R) single-shock rear suspension system features a fully adjustable 46mm Showa damper for exceptional rear wheel control both on- and off-road.
Lightweight, strong and durable aluminum box-section swingarm with quick-detach rear wheel.
Front and rear disc brakes offer superb stopping power.
Lightweight yet super-strong wheels.
Frame-mounted passenger footrests allow two-up riding capability.
Aggressive dual-purpose front and rear tires offer excellent performance both on- and off-road.
18-inch rear wheel for greater tire selection.
Lightweight rims and hubs feature straight-pull spokes.
Honda Racing-inspired colors and graphics.
Combination headlight/number plate and dual air flow shrouds direct cool air to the engine.
Enduro-style headlight features high/low beams.
Motocross-style seat is comfortable and allows maximum rider movement.
Large, durable fenders keep debris off the rider.
Lightweight tubular engine guard.
Rear-fender-mounted tool kit.
Wide-section folding, cleated footpegs are comfortable and self-cleaning.
High-output 12-volt electrical system.
Flex-mounted turn signals resist breakage.
Compact speedometer features tripmeter/ odometer, a neutral light as well as high beam, turn signal and sidestand indicators.
Easy-to-use choke allows easy cold-weather starts.
Push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
High-quality controls include comfortable grips and brush guards.
Convenient helmet lock and tool kit are standard equipment.
Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider’s Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance, one year of Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site (www.hrca.honda.com) and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.
Engine Type: 644cc air-cooled dry-sump single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore and Stroke: 100mm x 82mm
Compression Ratio: 8.3:1
Valve Train: SOHC; four-valve RFVC
Carburetion: 42.5mm diaphragm-type constant-velocity
Ignition: Solid-state CD with electronic advance
Final Drive: #520 O-ring-sealed chain; 15T/45T
Suspension Front: 43mm air-adjustable leading-axle Showa cartridge fork with 16-position compression damping adjustability; 11.6 inches travel
Rear: Pro-Link Showa single shock with spring preload, 20-position compression and 20-position rebound damping adjustability; 11.0 inches travel
Brakes Front: Single disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Single disc
Tires Front: 3.00-21
Wheelbase: 57.3 inches
Rake (Caster Angle): 27.0
Trail: 102mm (4.0 inches)
Seat Height: 37.0 inches
Ground Clearance: 13.0 inches
Dry Weight: 324 pounds
Fuel Capacity: 2.8 gallons, including 0.6-gallon reserve
Suggested Retail Price: $5,799.00