Honda XL1000V Varadero: review, history, specs


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Class: dual sport

Production: 1999-2011

Also called: Honda Varadero 1000

Related: Honda VTR1000

Successor: Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer

Models
Honda XL1000V Varadero

(Europe, Australia)

1999-2002

Honda XL1000V Varadero

(Europe)

2003-2006

Honda XL1000V Varadero

(Europe)

2007-2012

Honda Varadero 1000 (1999-2002))
Honda Varadero 1000 (2003-2006)
Honda Varadero 1000 (2007-2012)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1999 Europe, Australia Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: JH2SD01~

Code: XL1000VX

2000 Europe, Australia Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: JH2SD01~

Code: XL1000VY

2001 Europe, Australia Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V1

2002 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V2

2003 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V3

2004 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V4, XL1000VA4

2005 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V5, XL1000VA5

2006 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V6, XL1000VA6

2007 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V7, XL1000VA7

2008 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V8, XL1000VA8

2009 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000V9, XL1000VA9

2010 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD02~

Code: XL1000VA, XL1000VAA

2011 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD03~

Code: XL1000VB, XL1000VAB

2012 Europe Name: Honda Varadero 1000

Frame: VTMSD03~

Code: XL1000VC, XL1000VAC

Specifications

Honda XL1000V Varadero: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2295 mm / 90,4 in – Varadero (1999-2002)

2300 mm / 90,5 in – Varadero (2003-2006)

2292 mm / 90,2 in – Varadero (2007-2012)

Overall width 880 mm / 34,6 in – Varadero (1999-2002)

930 mm / 36,6 in – Varadero (2003-2006)

924 mm / 36,4 in – Varadero (2007-2012)

Overall height 1460 mm / 57,5 in – Varadero (1999-2002)

1465 mm / 57,7 in – Varadero (2003-2012)

Seat height 845 mm / 33,3 in – Varadero (1999-2002)

838 mm / 33,0 in – Varadero (2003-2012)

Wheelbase 1560 mm / 61,4 in
Ground clearance 195 mm / 7,7 in – Varadero (1999-2002)

181 mm / 7,1 in – Varadero (2003-2012)

Dry weight 220 kg / 485 lbs – Varadero (1999-2002)

235 kg / 518 lbs – Varadero (2003-2006)

245 kg / 540 lbs – Varadero (2007-2012)

Curb (wet) weight 250 kg / 551 lbs – Varadero (1999-2002)

265 kg / 584 lbs – Varadero (2003-2006)

269 kg / 593 lbs – Varadero (2007-2012)

277 kg / 610 lbs – Varadero ABS (2007-2012)

FRAME Type Diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel 43 mm telescopic fork, 175 mm (6,9 in) – Varadero (1999-2002)

43 mm telescopic fork, 155 mm (6,1 in) – Varadero (2003-2012)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm (Pro-Link) with mono-shock, 155 mm (6,11 in) – Varadero (1999-2002)

Swingarm (Pro-Link) with mono-shock, 145 mm (5,7 in) – Varadero (2003-2012)

Adjustable: spring pre-load, compression damping

Front tire size 110/80 R19 59H
Rear tire size 150/70 R17 69H
Front brake Double disc, 296 mm, 3-piston calipers, combined (with 2004 - ABS)
Rear brake Single disc, 256 mm, 3-piston caliper, combined (with 2004 - ABS)
Fuel capacity 25,0 l / 6,6 US gal
Trail 110 mm (4,3 in)
Fuel economy 5,5-6,4 l / 100 km
ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders, V-twin
Bore & Stroke 98,0 x 66,0 mm (3,90 x 2,60 in)
Displacement 996 cm³ (60,8 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.0:1 – Varadero (1999-2002)

9.8:1 – Varadero (2003-2012)

Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 94,0 hp (69,0 kW) / 8000 rpm
Max. torque 98 Nm (9,9 kg*m) / 6000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 3,9 sec
Top speed 200 km/h (124 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Keihin 42 mm – Varadero (1999-2002)

Fuel injection: PGM-Fi, 42 mm – Varadero (2003-2012)

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed – Varadero (1999-2002)

6-speed – Varadero (2003-2012)

Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.682
Final reduction 2.938
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.571

1.706; 1.684 – Varadero (2003-2012)

1.318; 1.292 – Varadero (2003-2012)

1.111; 1.100 – Varadero (2003-2012)

0.962; 0.969 – Varadero (2003-2012)

0.853 – Varadero (2003-2012)

ELECTRICAL Ignition Full transistorized
Alternator 315W at 5000 rpm – Varadero (1999-2002)

434W at 5000 rpm – Varadero (2003-2012)

Battery capacity 12V-12Ah – Varadero (1999-2002)

12V-18Ah – Varadero (2003-2012)

Images

Honda XL1000V Varadero: images, gallery.

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Videos

Honda XL1000V Varadero: video.

1998 Honda Varadero Bike Review
Honda Varadero Bike Review (2003)

Manuals

Honda XL1000V Varadero: manuals, parts, microfiches.