Honda XL600V Transalp: review, history, specs


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Class: dual sport

Production: 1987-1999

Successor: Honda XL650V Transalp

Also called: Honda Transalp 600

Models
Honda XL600V Transalp

(Europe, North America, Japan)

1987-1990

Honda XL600V Transalp

(Europe)

1991-1993

Honda XL600V Transalp

(Europe)

1994-1996

Honda XL600V Transalp

(Europe)

1997-1999

Honda Transalp 600 (1987-1990)
Honda Transalp 600 (1991-1993)
Honda Transalp 600 (1994-1996)
Honda Transalp 600 (1997-1999)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1987 Europe, Japan Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VH

1988 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VJ

1989 Europe, North America Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VK, XL600V A / XL600V AC

1990 Europe, North America Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VL, XL600V A / XL600V AC

1991 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VM

1992 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VN

1993 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VP

1994 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VR

1996 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VT

1997 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VV

1998 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VW

1999 Europe Name: Honda Transalp 600

Code: XL600VX

Specifications

Honda XL600V Transalp: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2280 mm / 89,4 in
Overall width 865 mm / 34,0 in – XL600VH- XL600VP

905 mm / 35,6 in – XL600VR- XL600VX

Overall height 1280 mm / 50,4 in – XL600VH- XL600VJ

1310 mm / 51,6 in – XL600VK- XL600VP

1300 mm / 51,2 in – XL600VR- XL600VX

Seat height 850 mm / 33,4 in
Wheelbase 1505 mm / 59,2 in
Ground clearance 225 mm / 8,9 in – XL600VH- XL600VJ

200 mm / 7,9 in – XL600VK- XL600VL

195 mm / 7,7 in – XL600VM- XL600VX

Dry weight 175 kg / 388 lbs – XL600VH- XL600VL

183 kg / 404 lbs – XL600VM- XL600VR

189 kg / 417 lbs – XL600VT- XL600VX

Curb (wet) weight 194 kg / 428 lbs – XL600VH- XL600VL

202 kg / 445 lbs – XL600VM- XL600VX

FRAME Type Semi-double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm telescopic fork, 200 mm (7,87 in)
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm (Pro-Link) with mono-shock, 187 mm (7,36 in)

Adjustable: spring pre-load

Front tire size 90/90-21 (54S)
Rear tire size 120/90 (130/80)-17M (64S)
Front brake Single disc, 276 mm, 2-piston caliper - XL600VH- XL600VT

Double disc, 256 mm, 2-piston calipers - XL600VV- XL600VX

Rear brake Drum, 130 mm - XL600VH- XL600VL

Single disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper - XL600VM- XL600VX

Fuel capacity 18,0 l / 4,75 US gal (including reserve – 3,5 l)
Trail 108 mm (4,25 in)
Fuel economy 5,0 – 6,0 l / 100 km
ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders 52°, 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 50,3 hp (37,0 kW) / 8000 rpm
Max. torque 52,0 Nm (5,3 kg*m) / 6000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 5,6 sec
Top speed 164 km/h (102 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Keihin CV, 34 mm
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.888
Final reduction 3.133
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.571 (XL600VH- XL600VR); 2.500 (XL600VT- XL600VX)

1.777 (XL600VH- XL600VR); 1.722 (XL600VT- XL600VX)

1.380 (XL600VH- XL600VR); 1.333 (XL600VT- XL600VX)

1.125 (XL600VH- XL600VR); 1.111 (XL600VT- XL600VX)

0.961

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI - XL600VH- XL600VR

Transistorized - XL600VT- XL600VX

Alternator 310W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-12Ah

Images

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Videos

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Manuals

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