Honda Motosport 600 (XL600) Motorcycles


1983 XL600R’83

  • It came in one color: Monza Red
  • The gas tank, side covers, fenders, headlight cowl, and frame were red
  • The seat, fork boots, number plate panels, and engine were black
  • The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver
  • The “600R” side cover decal was solid white
  • The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors and two head pipes
  • The transmission was a 5-speed.
  • Engine: RFVC radial valve, 589cc dual-carburetor dry sump
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Suspension: Pro-LinkTM rear suspension
  • Brake: Disc front brake
  • Wheelbase: 1420mm (55.9 in.)
  • Dry weight: 134 kg (295.3 lb)
  • Seat height: 860mm (33.8 in.)
  • Front wheel travel: 229mm (9 in.)
  • Rear wheel travel: 203mm (8 in.)
  • Tank, side covers, fenders, headlight cowl, and frame are red
  • Seat, Fork boots, number plate panels, and engine are black
  • Wheels, fork legs, and swingarms are silver
  • “600R” side cover decal is solid white
  • V.I.N.: JH2PD0301DM000027
  • Engine serial number: PD03E-5000053

1984 XL600R’84

  • It came in one color: Monza Red (in some countries it was called Flash Red).
  • The “600R” side cover decal was red with a white outline.
  • The gas tank, side covers, fenders, headlight cowl, and frame were red.
  • The seat, fork boots, number plate panels, and engine were black.
  • The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver.
  • The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors, dry sump, and two head pipes.
  • The transmission was a 5-speed.
Brake Disc front brake
Suspension Pro-LinkTM rear suspension
Final Drive
Engine RFVC radial valve, 589cc dual-carburetor dry sump
Wheelbase 1420mm (55.9 in.)
Seat Height 860mm (33.8 in.)
Ground Clearance
Dry Weight 134 kg (295.3 lb)
Wheels Front 229mm (9 in.)
Wheels Rear 203mm (8 in.)

1985 XL600R’85

  • It came in Flash Red
  • The seat, fork boots, and shock spring were blue
  • The tank wing decal was red, white, and blue
  • The “600R” tank decal was white and blue
  • The number plate panels were yellow
  • The gas tank, side covers, fenders, headlight cowl, and frame were red
  • The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver
  • The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors and two head pipes
  • The transmission was a 5-speed
  • The serial number began JH2PD030*FK200003
Brake Disc front brake
Suspension Pro-LinkTM rear suspension
V.I.N JH2PD0312FK200003
Engine RFVC radial valve, 589cc dual-carburetor dry sump
Wheelbase 1420mm (55.9 in.)
Seat Height 860mm (33.8 in.)
Engine serial number PD03E-5200001
Dry Weight 134 kg (295.3 lb)
Wheels Front 229mm (9 in.)
Wheels Rear 203mm (8 in.)

1986 XL600R’86

  • It came in Shasta White with Southern Blue
  • The gas tank was 3-tone blue, red, and white
  • The fenders, side covers, frame, and headlight cowl were white
  • The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were gold color
  • The engine was red
  • The number plate panels were black
  • The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors and two head pipes
  • The transmission was a 5-speed
  • The serial number began JH2PD030*GK300001
Brake Disc front brake
Suspension Pro-LinkTM rear suspension
V.I.N JH2PD0312FK200003
Engine RFVC radial valve, 589cc dual-carburetor dry sump
Wheelbase 1420mm (55.9 in.)
Seat Height 860mm (33.8 in.)
Engine serial number PD03E-5200001
Dry Weight 134 kg (295.3 lb)
Wheels Front 229mm (9 in.)
Wheels Rear 203mm (8 in.)
  • Seat, Fork boots, and shock springs are blue
  • Fuel tank is 3-tone blue/red/white
  • Fenders, side covers, frame, and headlight cowl are white
  • Wheels, fork legs, and swingarm are gold color
  • Engine is red
  • Number plate panels are black
  • Calif
  • V.I.N.: JH2PD0313GK300001
  • 49 State V.I.N.: JH2PD0304GK300001
  • Engine serial number: PD03E-5300001

1987 XL600R’87

  • It came in Shasta White with Southern Blue
  • The gas tank was 3-tone: blue, red, and white
  • The red stripe was actually 3-tone dark, medium, and light red
  • The wheels, fork legs, and swingarm were silver
  • The fenders, side covers, frame, and headlight cowl were white
  • The engine was red
  • The number plate panels were black
  • The engine was a 589cc OHC RFVC single cylinder with two carburetors and two head pipes
  • The transmission was a 5-speed
  • The serial number began JH2PD030*HK400001
  • Engine: RFVC radial valve, 589cc dual-carburetor dry sump
Brake Disc front brake
Suspension Pro-LinkTM rear suspension
V.I.N JH2PD0312FK200003
Engine RFVC radial valve, 589cc dual-carburetor dry sump
Wheelbase 1420mm (55.9 in.)
Seat Height 860mm (33.8 in.)
Engine serial number PD03E-5200001
Dry Weight 134 kg (295.3 lb)
Wheels Front 229mm (9 in.)
Wheels Rear 203mm (8 in.)
  • Fuel tank is 3-tone blue, red, white
  • The red color is really a 3-tone dark/medium/light color
  • Seat, Fork boots, and shock springs are blue
  • Fenders, side covers, frame, and headlight cowl are white
  • Wheels, fork legs, and swingarm are silver
  • Number plate panels are black
  • Calif
  • V.I.N.: JH2PD0312FK200003
  • 49 State V.I.N.: JH2PD0303FK200003
  • Engine serial number: PD03E-5200001

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