Honda Steed 600 (NV600): review, history, specs


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Class: cruiser

Production: 1988-1995

Also called: Honda NV600

Related: Honda VT600 Shadow

Models
Honda Steed 600 VLX

(Japan)

1988-1989

Honda Steed 600 VLX

(Japan)

1990-1995

Honda Steed 600 (1988-1989)
Honda Steed 600 (1990-1995)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1988 Japan Name: Honda Steed 600 VLX

Frame/Engine: PC21-100XXXX~

Code: NV600Cj

1989 Japan Name: Honda Steed 600 VLX

Frame/Engine: PC21-105XXXX~

Code: NV600Ck

1990 Japan Name: Honda Steed 600 VLX

Frame/Engine: PC21-110XXXX~

Code: NV600Cl

1992 Japan Name: Honda Steed 600 VLX

Frame/Engine: PC21-115XXXX~

Code: NV600Cn

1993 Japan Name: Honda Steed 600 VLX

Frame/Engine: PC21-120XXXX~

Code: NV600Cp

1994 Japan Name: Honda Steed 600 VLX

Frame/Engine: PC21-130XXXX~

Code: NV600Cr

1995 Japan Name: Honda Steed 600 VLX

Frame/Engine: PC21-140XXXX~

Code: NV600Ct

Specifications

Honda Steed 600: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2310 mm / 90,9 in
Overall width 760 mm / 29,9 in
Overall height 1130 mm / 44,5 in
Seat height 680 mm / 26,7 in
Wheelbase 1600 mm / 63,0 in
Ground clearance 140 mm / 5,51 in
Dry weight 196 kg / 432 lbs – Steed 600 (1988-1989)

199 kg / 439 lbs – Steed 600 (1990-1992)

201 kg / 443 lbs – Steed 600 (1993)

204 kg / 450 lbs – Steed 600 (1994-1995)

Curb (wet) weight 208 kg / 458 lbs – Steed 600 (1988-1989)

211 kg / 465 lbs – Steed 600 (1990-1992)

214 kg / 472 lbs – Steed 600 (1993)

217 kg / 478 lbs – Steed 600 (1994-1995)

FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock
Front tire size 100/90-19 (57S)
Rear tire size 170/80-15 M/C (77S)
Front brake Single disc, 296 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Drum
Fuel capacity 9,0 l / 2,37 US gal – Steed 600 (1988-1992)

11,0 l / 2,90 US gal – Steed 600 (1993-1995)

Trail 164 mm (6,45 in)
Fuel economy 2,62 l / 100 km – (60 km/h)
ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders V-twin
Bore & Stroke 75,0 x 66,0 mm
Displacement 583 cm³ (35,57 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Valve train Chain driven SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder
Max. power 36,0 hp (26,5 kW) / 6500 rpm
Max. torque 44,0 Nm (4,5 kg*m/min) / 3000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 7,9 sec
Top speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Keihin 34 mm
ID VDF 1
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 4-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.888
Final reduction
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV


2.571

1.700

1.227

0.931

ELECTRICAL Ignition Full transistor
Alternator 310W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-8Ah

Images

Honda Steed 600: images, gallery.

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Videos

Honda Steed 600: video.

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Manuals

Honda Steed 600: manuals, parts, microfiches.