2006 Honda XR650R
With dozens of championships to its credit, the XR650R is the undisputed king of
enduros and wilderness trails the world over thanks to its lightweight aluminium frame,
race-bred suspension and massively powerful liquid-cooled 4-valve Unicam engine.
Features and Benefits;
Liquid-cooled four-valve 649cm3 SOHC single-cylinder engine provides maximum
power while maintaining Honda's legendary dependability and simplicity.
Compact, lightweight engine weighs only 40kg.
Dry-sump oiling system incorporates oil tank into frame for optimum cooling and
Unique engine design separates crankshaft and generator rotor from engine oil,
eliminating windage resistance to allow for a freer-revving engine.
NiCaSil cylinder lining is lightweight and provides cooler and quieter operation for
extended engine life.
37mm intake valves and 32mm exhaust valves provide maximum engine efficiency.
Automatic decompression starting system with handlebar-mounted compression
release for easy starts.
40mm carburettor features crisp response and excellent rideability.
Capacitor Discharge ignition (CDI) with electronic advance.
Gear-driven counter-balancer for engine smoothness.
Maintenance-free automatic camchain tensioner.
Dual aluminium radiators for optimum cooling and maximum performance.
Free-flowing two-into-one stainless steel headpipes are lightweight and durable.
Primary kickstarting allows quick start-ups in any gear.
Extended kickstart lever allows a slow, strong kick to spin the engine quickly for
predictable, accurate starts.
Lightweight magnesium clutch cover provides easy access for maintenance.
Easy shifting 5-speed transmission.
New-generation aluminium frame combines optimum rigidity and balance with
maximum strength and durability.
Removable sub-frame is also aluminium.
Main frame incorporates engine oil tank with easy-to-use dipstick.
Tapered-roller steering head bearings maintain precise steering action.
46mm Kayaba cartridge-type front fork with adjustable compression and rebound
Minimal fork protrusion below the axle increases clearance in ruts.
Tapered aluminium swingarm is lightweight and strong.
Swingarm pivot is combined with rear engine mount for compactness, light weight
and an overall reduction in the number of components.
44mm fully adjustable long-travel Kayaba piggyback rear damper.
Dual-piston front and single-piston rear callipers squeeze large, 240mm stainless
steel rotors for excellent stopping power.
CR250R front master cylinder ensures excellent brake feel and stopping power.
Lightweight hubs, aluminium rims and straight-pull spokes.
Large-diameter rear axle for improved rear wheel tracking.
Comfortable seat allows easy rider movement.
Large, durable fenders provide excellent protection from the elements.
Enduro-style headlight and taillight.
Compact, lightweight integrated headlight/number plate.
One-piece high-impact plastic skidplate protects underside of engine cases, water
pump and hoses.
Resettable, easy-to-read three-digit competition odometer.
High-quality controls include comfortable grips and dogleg levers with brush guards.
Unique manual compression-release lever is mounted on top of clutch lever.
Light-effort throttle and clutch pull reduce rider fatigue.
Wide-section folding, cleated footpegs are comfortable and self-cleaning.
Aluminium shift lever with folding tip.
Aluminium rear brake pedal.
Easy access to the reusable large foam air filter.
Large-volume, spark arrester-equipped silencer for maximum power and low noise.
Honda Racing-inspired colours and graphics.
Optional HRC Power-Up Kit, for closed-course use only, increases peak power
output and provides broad additional power throughout the rpm range.
Technical Specifications - XR650R (type ED);
Engine Type - Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 4-valve SOHC single
Displacement - 649cm3
Bore x Stroke - 100 x 82.6mm
Compression Ratio - 10 : 1
Max. Power Output - 45kW/6,750min-1 (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque - 64Nm/5,500min-1 (95/1/EC)
Carburation - 40mm Keihin piston-valve carburettor
Fuel Tank Capacity - 10 litres (including 2-litre reserve)
Ignition System - Capacitor discharge (CDI) with electronic advance
Starter - Primary kick
Transmission - 5-speed
Primary Reduction - 1.651 (71/43)
Gear Ratios - 1; 3.083 (37/12), 2; 2.125 (34/16), 3; 1.666 (30/18), 4; 1.333 (28/21), 5; 1.115 (29/26)
Final Reduction - 3.429 (48/14)
Final Drive - #520 O-ring-sealed chain
Frame Type - Semi-double cradle; aluminium twin-spar
Dimensions - (LxWxH) 2,255 x 825 x 1,244mm
Wheelbase - 1,488mm
Caster Angle - 27° 32'
Trail - 111mm
Seat Height - 939mm
Ground Clearance - 307mm
Dry Weight - 137kg
Kerb Weight - 141kg
Suspension Type - Front, 46mm leading-axle cartridge-type telescopic fork with
adjustable compression and rebound damping, 285mm axle travel
Rear - Pro-Link with adjustable spring preload and
compression/rebound damping, 308mm axle travel
Type - Front, Aluminium rim/Tangentially Located (TL) spokes
Rear - Aluminium rim/Tangentially Located (TL) spokes
Rim Size - Front, 21 x 1.60
Rear - 18 x 2.15
Tyres - Front, 80/100-21 51P
Rear - 110/100-18 70P
Type - Front, 240mm hydraulic disc with dual-piston calliper and sintered
Rear - 240mm hydraulic disc with single-piston calliper and sintered
All specifications are provisional and subject to change without notice.