2007 Honda Models Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

American Honda is pleased to announce the first of our new 2007 Powersports product offerings. The following models are included:

DUAL SPORT
XR650L

**2007 Honda Shadow Spirit **

Features & Benefits

Classic cruiser styling powered by a muscular 45-degree V-twin engine with massive low-end and mid-range performance makes the Shadow Spirit a standout in its class.

New for 2007

Metallic Silver color joins classic Black.

Engine/Drivetrain

The Shadow(R) Spirit's offset-dual-crankpin smooth-running 1099cc 45o V-twin engine pumps out massive low-end and mid-range power.
The engine's broad power delivery and five-speed transmission offer exceptional rideability around town and on the open road.
Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for efficient combustion and high power output at all rpm.
High-capacity nine-plate clutch with cable operation.
Maintenance-free hydraulic valve-lash adjusters make routine valve adjustments a thing of the past.
Other maintenance-free features include digital ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioners.
Dual 36mm constant-velocity carburetors offer crisp throttle response at all rpm.
Reliable electric-starter system.
Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, virtually maintenance-free operation.

Chassis/Suspension

Specially designed steel frame gives the Shadow Spirit a long, low custom stance.
Large 41mm extended front fork provides 6.3 inches of plush yet responsive travel.
Dual chromed shocks feature an advanced internal valve system for a comfortable ride.
Large-diameter front disc brake with twin-piston caliper combined with a heavy-duty drum rear brake provides excellent stopping power.
Strong and lightweight five-spoke cast-alloy wheels.
Massive 170/80-15 rear tire offers a wide footprint and a radical custom look.
Relaxed, comfortable riding position results from a long, low chassis and low 28.7-inch seat height.

Additional Features

Large 4.2-gallon fuel tank offers extended cruising range.
Handlebar switches and controls use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
Custom saddle and padded passenger backrest offer a high level of rider and passenger comfort.
Powerful halogen headlight.
Convenient push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
Comfortably padded large-diameter handgrips.
Polished aluminum handlebar switch housings and triple-clamp assembly.
Chromed side panels and dual staggered mufflers.
Maintenance-free YTX battery.
Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)).
Benefits include online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, travel discounts, trip routing, MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site (www.hrca.honda.com).
Look for the HRCA support team at select off-road events across the country.
For details on the HRCA, dealers should call (310) 783-3958, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

Available accessories

Touring accessories: Cruiser Shield, Backrest with Pad and Rear Carrier (two types).
Chrome accessories: Radiator Trim, Backrest Trim, Clutch Lever Bracket, Lever Bracket Holders, Horn, Handlebar Levers, Oil Filler Cap and Front Fender Ornament.
Billet accessories: Backrest Trim, Front Tank Mount Cover, Driveshaft Bolt Cover, Oil Filler Cap, Ignition and Clutch Cover Set, Master Cylinder Cap, Oil Dipstick and License Plate Frame.

**Additional accessories: ** Cycle Cover.
(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)

SPECIFICATIONS

Model: VT1100C

Engine Type: 1099cc liquid-cooled 45o V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 87.5mm x 91.4mm

Compression Ratio: 8.0:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion: Two 36mm constant-velocity

Ignition: Digital, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Five-speed

Final Drive: Shaft

Suspension: Front: 41mm fork; 6.3 inches travel Rear: Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.9 inches travel

Brakes: Front: Single disc with twin-piston caliper Rear: Drum

Tires: Front: 110/90-19 Rear: 170/80-15

Wheelbase: 65.0 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 32o 40'

Trail: 152.5mm (6.0 inches)

Seat Height: 28.7 inches

Dry Weight: 556 pounds

Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gallons, including 0.6-gallon reserve

Colors: Metallic Silver Black

Meets current EPA standards. California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

2007 Honda Shadow Sabre

Features & Benefits

With its distinctive street-rod styling, class-leading performance and ergonomics that offer true long-distance comfort, the Shadow Sabre is in a class of its own.

New for 2007

New Candy Black Cherry and Black/Flame colors.

Engine/Drivetrain

The Shadow(R) Sabre(TM)'s engine pumps out class-leading low-end and mid-range power for superb acceleration and gratifying roll-on performance.
The engine's broad power delivery provides spirited performance and exceptional rideability around town or on the open road.
Rubber-mounted engine with offset-dual-pin crankshaft provides perfect primary balance, enhances engine smoothness and delivers superior rider comfort.
Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for efficient combustion and high power at all rpm.
Maintenance-free hydraulic valve-lash adjusters eliminate routine valve adjustments.
Other maintenance-free features include digital ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioners.
Dual 36mm constant-velocity carburetors offer crisp throttle response at all rpm.
Reliable electric-starter system.
Extensive chrome finishing of engine parts includes crankcase covers, clutch cover and left-rear engine cover.
Black-finished crankcases and cylinders with buffed fin edges complete the custom street-rod look.
Chromed dual-exhaust system enhances appearance and produces throaty exhaust note.
Reliable five-speed transmission with carefully selected gear ratios to maximize acceleration

Chassis/Suspension

Low 27.2-inch seat height, comfortable dragster-style seat and semi-swept handlebar combine to create a superbly comfortable riding position.
Specially designed sturdy steel frame gives the Shadow Sabre a long, low, custom stance.
Large 41mm extended front fork provides 4.7 inches of plush yet responsive travel.
Dual chromed rear shocks have 3.9 inches of wheel travel and feature an advanced internal valve system for a comfortable ride.
Front disc brake features a twin-piston caliper with a large-diameter 316mm rotor. Combined with the rear single-piston caliper and 276mm brake disc, brakes provide excellent stopping power.
Strong cast-aluminum wheels.
Wide, low 120/90-18 front tire enhances street-rod styling and contributes to a comfortable ride.
Massive 170/80-15 rear tire offers a wide foot print and a radical custom look.
Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, low-maintenance operation.

Additional Features

Street-rod styling features chrome fork-leg covers, deeply valanced fenders and beautiful cast-aluminum wheels machined to a satin finish.
Dragster-style seat boasts a low 27.2-inch seat height for flat-footed confidence during low-speed maneuvers.
Rider comfort is enhanced with comfortable ergonomics and a firmly padded saddle.
Large 4.2-gallon gas tank offers extended cruising range.
Speedometer face features white background with large, easy-to-read numerals.
Solid aluminum footpegs with wide rubber trim enhance the custom street-rod look.
Polished aluminum handlebar switch housings and triple-clamp assembly.
Comfortably padded large-diameter handgrips.
Handlebar switches and controls use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
Convenient push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
Powerful 55w/60w halogen headlight.
Durable, maintenance-free 14-amp-hour battery.
Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)).
Benefits include online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, travel discounts, trip routing, MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site (www.hrca.honda.com).
Look for the HRCA support team at select off-road events across the country.
For details on the HRCA, dealers should call (310) 783-3958, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

Available accessories

Touring accessories: Saddlebags, Touring Bag, Tank Belt, Backrest with Pad (two types) and Rear Carrier (two types).
Chrome accessories: Backrest Trim, Rider Floorboards, Radiator Guard, Radiator Trim, Sidecovers, Front Fender Guard Rail, Front Fender Extension, Rear Fender Extension, Lightbar, Spotlight Visors, Saddlebag Supports, Headlight Visor, Oil Filler Cap, Master Cylinder Cap, Handlebar Risers, Handlebar Clamps, Driveshaft Cover, Triple-Clamp Cover, Front Fender Ornament, Handlebar Levers, Clutch Lever Bracket, Lever Bracket Holders and Horn.
Billet accessories: Backrest Trim, Rider Footpegs, Passenger Footpegs, Passenger Floorboards, Driveshaft Bolt Cover, Front Tank Mount Cover, Dipstick, Oil Filler Cap, Master Cylinder Cap, License Plate Frame, Ignition and Clutch Covers, Handlebar Clamp, Caliper Caps, Rear Fender Rails and Handlebar Risers.

**Additional accessories: **

Cycle Cover.
(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)

Specifications

Model: VT1100C2

Engine Type: 1099cc liquid-cooled 45o V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 87.5mm x 91.4mm

Compression Ratio: 8.0:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion: Two 36mm constant-velocity

Ignition: Digital, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Five-speed

Final Drive: Shaft

Suspension Front: 41mm fork; 4.7 inches travel
Rear: Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.9 inches travel

Brakes Front: Single 316mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Single 276mm disc with single-piston caliper

Tires Front: 120/90-18
Rear: 170/80-15

Wheelbase: 64.6 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 32.7o

Trail: 161mm (6.3 inches)

Seat Height: 27.2 inches

Dry Weight: 577 pounds

Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gallons, including 0.6-gallon reserve

Colors: Candy Black Cherry, Black/Flame

Meets current EPA standards.
California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

2007 Honda Shadow Aero

Features & Benefits

Athletic handling, a big-bike look and feel, unique retro-styling, a low seat and an attractive price make the Aero the perfect choice for discerning riders who demand more for less.

New for 2007

New Pearl White, Pearl Black/Metallic Titanium and Black/Red Pinstripe colors join Metallic Silver/Pearl White and classic Black.

Engine/Drivetrain

745cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.
Crankshaft features long-stroke design along with high-mass ACG to produce strong V-twin feel and low-rpm torque peak.
Single 34mm constant-velocity carburetor offers crisp throttle response.
Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for excellent combustion efficiency and high power output.
Finned cylinders enhance appearance and give a big-bike look.
Aluminum radiator maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life.Mounted between frame rails for enhanced appearance.
Wide-ratio five-speed transmission.
Reliable electric starting system.
Ignition with electronic advance offers dependability and is maintenance-free.
Air-injection system reduces emissions by injecting air into the exhaust ports to ensure complete combustion.
Sleek two-into-one exhaust system encloses two fully independent pipe and silencer sets in a single long, large-diameter case.

Chassis/Suspension

Innovative frame design features large, steel tube backbone reaching back from massive cast steering head to rear of the engine case for simplicity and strength.
Sturdy and responsive 41mm front fork features large-diameter chrome steel shrouds and large billet-aluminum triple-clamp for a distinctive retro look. Delivers confident, neutral handling control and plush 4.6-inch wheel travel.
Large 4mm-thick fork brace mounted under fender enhances rigidity.
Dual-shock rear suspension features five-position spring preload adjustability and eye-catching chrome covers, while offering 3.5 inches of wheel travel for a smooth, well-controlled ride.
Large-section tires are mounted on traditional spoked wheels with wide chrome rims. The front end features a fat 120/90-17 tire that provides a wide footprint and matches the substantial style of the machine.
Single front disc brake with twin-piston caliper grips a 296mm drilled rotor between sintered metal pads. Rear brake features a 180mm drum.
Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, low-maintenance operation.
Speedometer is set into the front of the fuel tank for classic retro styling.

Additional Features

Tank-mounted speedometer features an attractive chrome instrument housing.
Instrument lights mounted inside meter for optimum visibility.
Chrome highlights include: cylinder-head cover, air-cleaner cover, left and right engine sidecovers, brake and clutch lever brackets, rear brake pedal, shift lever, swingarm pivot cap, ignition ignition switch cover, handlebar, rear shock covers and headlight.
Solid aluminum footpegs with wide rubber trim bands project a custom-made look.
Handlebar is positioned low and wide for a comfortable feel, and is mounted on rubber-cushioned risers to reduce vibration.
Broad, low-slung solo seat with detachable passenger seat.
Stylish 3.7-gallon fuel tank.
Classically styled and powerful 60w/55w halogen headlight.
Large, custom-styled taillight and attractive retro-styled turn-signal indicators.
Steering-head lock and helmet lock for added security when parked.
Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)).
Benefits include online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, travel discounts, trip routing, MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site (www.hrca.honda.com).
Look for the HRCA support team at select off-road events across the country.
For details on the HRCA, dealers should call (310) 783-3958, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

Available accessories

Touring accessories: Custom Windshield, Backrest with Pad (Tall and Low) and Rear Carrier (Square Tube).
Chrome accessories: Backrest Trim (Tall and Low), Lightbar, Spotlight Visors, Front Fender Guard Rail, Rear Fender Guard Rail, Radiator Guard, Front Fender Tip, Front Fender Trim, Rear Fender Trim, Swingarm Pivot Cover Set, Seat Trim Rail, Solo Rider Rear Carrier, Driveshaft Cover and Master Cylinder Cap (Chrome and Chrome Billet).
Leather accessories: Saddlebags (Plain, Studded and Fringed), Front Pouch (Plain, Studded and Fringed), Touring Bag (Plain, Studded and Fringed) and Tank Belt (Plain and Studded).

**Additional accessories: **

Cycle Cover.
(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)

Specifications

Model: VT750

Engine Type: 745cc liquid-cooled 52o V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 79mm x 76mm

Compression Ratio: 9.6:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion: Single 34mm constant-velocity

Ignition: CD with electronic advance, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Wide-ratio five-speed

Final Drive: Shaft

Suspension Front: 41mm fork; 4.6 inches travel

Rear: Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel

Brakes Front: Single 296mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: 180mm drum

Tires Front: 120/90-17
Rear: 160/80-15

Wheelbase: 64.5 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 34o

Trail: 161mm (6.3 inches)

Seat Height: 25.9 inches

Dry Weight: 519.4 pounds

Fuel Capacity: 3.7 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve

Colors: Pearl White, Pearl Black/Metallic Titanium, Black/Red Pinstripe, Metallic Silver/Pearl White, Black Meets current EPA standards.

California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

2007 Honda Shadow Spirit 750

Features & Benefits

With its street-rod styling and impressive torque, the Shadow Spirit 750 furthers the VT750-series' legacy of being the best-selling cruisers in Honda's line-up.

New for 2007

New Metallic Titanium, Candy Dark Red and Black/Red Pinstripe Flame colors join classic Black.

Engine/Drivetrain

745cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive low-rpm torque and usable power over a broad rpm range.
Long-stroke 52o V-twin engine design provides a satisfying, classic V-twin feel.
Dual 34mm constant-velocity carburetors offer crisp throttle response.
Carburetor electric-heater system improves rideability and ensures smooth operation in cold conditions.
Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for excellent combustion efficiency and high power output.
CD ignition with electronic advance offers dependability and is maintenance-free.
Silent-type maintenance-free camshaft-chain adjusters.
Aluminum radiator with cooling fan maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life.
Sleek two-into-two exhaust system features bullet-style mufflers for a classic street-rod style.
Wide-ratio five-speed transmission.

Chassis/Suspension

Large, rectangular-section steel tube backbone frame and massive cast steering head are both strong and very rugged.
Frame features forged pivot-plates, rigid engine-mounting and large, rectangular-section swingarm.
Sturdy and responsive 41mm front fork features a large billet-aluminum triple-clamp. Together they deliver confident, neutral handling and a plush ride with 5.1 inches of wheel travel.
Large 4mm-thick fork brace mounted under the fender enhances rigidity and steering precision.
Dual chromed rear shocks feature an advanced internal valve system and five-position spring preload adjustability, while offering 3.2 inches of wheel travel for a smooth, well-controlled ride.
Progressive springs and plush front and rear suspension settings provide a low-slung street-rod look while delivering excellent handling characteristics.
Has traditional spoked wheels with wide chromed rims.
Large 110/80-19 front and 160/80-15 rear tires provide abundant traction and complement the Spirit 750's stylish good looks.
Single 296mm front disc brake with twin-piston caliper grips the drilled rotor between sintered metal pads. Rear brake features a 180mm drum.
Durable O-ring- sealed drive chain.

Additional Features

Tank-mounted speedometer features an attractive chromed instrument housing.
Semi-swept handlebar design provides a comfortable, upright riding position. The handlebar is mounted on rubber-cushioned risers to reduce vibration.
Dragster-style seat boasts a low 26.6-inch seat height for confidence during low-speed maneuvers.
Chrome highlights include: cylinder-head cover, air cleaner cover, left and right engine sidecovers, brake and clutch lever brackets, rear brake pedal, shift lever, footpeg brackets, sidestand, chainguard and swingarm pivot cap.
Buffed-aluminum front brake master cylinder.
Black treatment of engine center cases and cylinders with polished treatment on cylinder fins.
Computer-designed multi-reflector headlight features a 60w/55w halogen bulb for superb lighting.
Custom-styled taillight and attractive bullet-shaped turn indicators.
Long, custom-designed 3.6-gallon fuel tank.
Chopper-style rear fender.
Durable, maintenance-free 12-amp-hour battery.
Steering-head lock for added security when parked.
Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)).
Benefits include online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, travel discounts, trip routing, MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site (www.hrca.honda.com).
Look for the HRCA support team at select off-road events across the country.
For details on the HRCA, dealers should call (310) 783-3958, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

Available accessories

Touring Accessories: Custom Windshield, Leather Saddlebags, Leather Tank Belt, Leather Front Pouch, Leather Backrest Bag, Leather Touring Bag, Solo Seat with Rear Fender Panel, Backrest with Pad (Tall and Low) and Rear Carrier (Square Tube). Chrome Billet accessories: Master Cylinder Cap, Handlebar Clamps, Oil Dipstick, Brake Caliper Cap and License Plate Frame.

**Additional accessories: **

Cycle Cover. (Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)

Specifications

Model: VT750DC

Engine Type: 745cc liquid-cooled 52 V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 79mm x 76mm

Compression Ratio: 9.0:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion: Two 34mm diaphragm-type constant-velocity

Ignition: CD with electronic advance, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Wide-ratio five-speed

Final Drive: O-ringsealed chain

Suspension: Front: 41mm fork; 5.1 inches travel

Rear: Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.2 inches travel

Brakes: Front: Single 296mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Drum

Tires: Front: 110/80-19
Rear: 160/80-15

Wheelbase: 64.8 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 34

Trail: 152mm (6.0 inches)

Seat Height: 26.6 inches

Dry Weight: 496 pounds

Fuel Capacity: 3.6 gallons, including 1.3-gallon reserve

Colors: Metallic Titanium, Candy Dark Red, Black/Red Pinstripe Flame, Black Meets current EPA standards.

California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

2007 Honda Shadow VLX/VLX Deluxe

Features & Benefits

Cruiser fans looking for classic styling, an incredibly low seat height and a readily affordable price can find it all in the Shadow VLX and VLX Deluxe.

New for 2007

New Light Pearl Blue Metallic color joins Candy Dark Red on the Shadow(R) VLX Deluxe model.
Unique Shadow VLX Deluxe feature: Brilliant chrome finish on cylinder-head covers, right and left engine covers, and left-rear engine cover.

Engine/Drivetrain

583cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.
Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for excellent combustion efficiency and high power output.
Coolant-heated carburetor is tuned for excellent power and rideability.
Finned cylinders enhance appearance.
Aluminum radiator maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life.
Wide-ratio four-speed transmission.
Dual exhaust system offers a rumbling sound and custom appearance.
Reliable electric starting system.
CD ignition with electronic advance offers dependability and is maintenance-free.
Maintenance-free automatic cam-chain tensioners.

Chassis/Suspension

Double-cradle steel frame allows a long wheelbase, and a low seat height of just 25.6 inches.
39mm front fork offers a compliant, controlled ride.
Specially designed swingarm gives the bike a custom, hardtail look.
Rear shock has seven-position spring preload adjustability.
Single-disc front brake with twin-piston caliper and a drum rear brake.
Chrome-plated rims and spokes.
Massive 170/80-15 rear tire offers excellent grip and provides a low, custom look.
Durable O-ring- sealed drive chain.
Chromed handlebar and forward-mounted footpegs are rubber-mounted for reduced vibration and offer a comfortable riding position.

Additional Features

Custom-style seat is wide and low in the rear and narrow in the front, with dense foam to provide a comfortable 25.6-inch seat height.
Chrome-plated halogen headlight.
Simple, easy-to-read instrumentation.
Helmet lock and tool kit.
Soft, comfortable handgrips.
Solid aluminum footpegs with wide rubber trim bands project a custom-made look.
Standard fork lock.
12-volt maintenance-free battery.
Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)).
Benefits include online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, travel discounts, trip routing, MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site (www.hrca.honda.com).
Look for the HRCA support team at select off-road events across the country. For details on the HRCA, dealers should call (310) 783-3958, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

Available accessories

Touring accessories: Cruiser Shield, Backrest with Pad, Rear Carrier Rack (Round Tube) and Rear Carrier Rack (Square Tube).
Chrome accessories: Oil Filler Cap, Backrest Emblems, Footpegs, Backrest Trim, Radiator Guard, Lever Set and Air Cleaner Cover Emblem.
(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)

Specifications

Model: VT600C (Standard) / VT600CD (Deluxe)

Engine Type: 583cc liquid-cooled 52o V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 75mm x 66mm

Compression Ratio: 9.2:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion: Single 34mm diaphragm-type constant-velocity

Ignition: CD with electronic advance, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Wide-ratio four-speed

Final Drive: O-ring- sealed chain

Suspension: Front: 39mm fork; 5.7 inches travel
Rear: Single shock with seven-position spring preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel

Brakes: Front: Single disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Drum

Tires: Front: 100/90-19
Rear: 170/80-15

Wheelbase: 63.0 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 35o

Trail: 161mm (6.3 inches)

Seat Height: 25.6 inches

Dry Weight: 452 pounds (VT600C) / 458 pounds (VT600CD)

Fuel Capacity: 2.9 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve

Colors: VT600CD: Light Pearl Blue Metallic, Candy Dark Red

VT600C: Black

Meets current EPA standards.

California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

2007 Honda XR650L

Features & Benefits

For adventure both on and off the pavement, the durable, powerful, electric-start XR650L has earned a reputation as the premier dual-sport ride.

Engine/Drivetrain

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.

Chassis/Suspension

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.

Additional Features

Honda Racing(TM)-inspired colors and graphics.
Combination headlight/number plate and dual airflow 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.
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 for simple cold-weather starts.
Push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
High-quality controls include comfortable grips and brush guards.
Convenient helmet lock and rear-fender-mounted tool kit are standard equipment.
Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)).
Benefits include online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, travel discounts, trip routing, MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site (www.hrca.honda.com).
Look for the HRCA support team at select off-road events across the country.
For details on the HRCA, dealers should call (310) 783-3958, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

Specifications

Model: XR650L

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

Transmission: Five-speed

Final Drive: #520 O-ringsealed 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
Rear:4.60-18

Wheelbase: 57.3 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 27.0o

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

Color: Red

Meets current CARB and EPA standards.
California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.