Honda XRV750 Africa Twin: review, history, specs


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Class: dual sport

Production: 1990-2000

Predecessor: Honda XRV650 Africa Twin

Successor: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

Also called: Honda Africa Twin 750

Models
Honda XRV750 Africa Twin

(Japan, Europe)

1990-1992

Honda XRV750 Africa Twin

(Japan, Europe)

1993-2000

Honda Africa Twin 750 (1990-1992) RD04
Honda Africa Twin 750 (1993-2000) RD07

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1990 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: RD04~

RD04-1000001 to RD04-1000389 (Japan)

Code: XRV750L

1991 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: RD04~

RD04-1030001 to RD04-1030350 (Japan)

Code: XRV750M

1992 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: RD04~

RD04-1060001~ (Japan)

Code: XRV750N

1993 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: RD07~, JH2RD07~

RD07-1000001 to RD07-1000174 (Japan)

Code: XRV750P

1994 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: RD07~, JH2RD07~

RD07-1100001 to RD07-1100150 (Japan)

Code: XRV750R

1995 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: RD07~, JH2RD07~

RD07-1200001 to RD07-1200100 (Japan)

Code: XRV750S

1996 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: JH2RD07A~, JH2RD07B~, JH2RD07C~, JH2RD07D~

RD07-1300001 to RD07-1300117 (Japan)

Code: XRV750T

1997 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: JH2RD07A~, JH2RD07B~, JH2RD07C~, JH2RD07D~

RD07-1400001 to RD07-1400243 (Japan)

Code: XRV750V

1998 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: JH2RD07A~, JH2RD07B~, JH2RD07C~, JH2RD07D~

RD07-1500001~ (Japan)

Code: XRV750W

1999 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: JH2RD07A~, JH2RD07B~, JH2RD07C~, JH2RD07D~

RD07-1600001~ (Japan)

Code: XRV750X

2000 Japan, Europe Name: Honda Africa Twin 750

Frame: JH2RD07A~, JH2RD07B~, JH2RD07C~, JH2RD07D~

RD07-1610001~ (Japan)

Code: XRV750Y

Specifications

Honda XRV750 Africa Twin: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2330 mm / 91,7 in - XRV750L - XRV750N

2320 mm / 91,3 in - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Overall width 895 mm / 35,2 in - XRV750L - XRV750N

905 mm / 35,6 in - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Overall height 1420 mm / 55,9 in - XRV750L - XRV750N

1430 mm / 56,3 in - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Seat height 880 mm / 34,6 in - XRV750L - XRV750N

865 mm / 34,0 in - XRV750P - XRV750R

870 mm / 34,2 in - XRV750S - XRV750Y

Wheelbase 1560 mm / 61,4 in - XRV750L - XRV750N

1555 mm / 61,2 in - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Ground clearance 190 mm / 7,5 in - XRV750L - XRV750N

195 mm / 7,7 in - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Dry weight 209 kg / 461 lbs - XRV750L - XRV750N

207 kg / 456 lbs - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Curb (wet) weight 236 kg / 520 lbs - XRV750L - XRV750N

234 kg / 516 lbs - XRV750P - XRV750Y

FRAME Type Single downtube with double-loop cradle, rectangular section, steel
Front suspension, travel 43 mm telescopic fork, 220 mm (8,66 in)
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm (Pro-Link) with mono-shock, 210 mm (8,27 in) - XRV750L - XRV750N

Swingarm (Pro-Link) with mono-shock, 214 mm (8,42 in) - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Adjustable: spring pre-load, rebound damping

Front tire size 90/90-21 54S - XRV750L - XRV750N

90/90-21 54H - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Rear tire size 130/90-17 68S - XRV750L - XRV750N

140/80 R17 69H - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Front brake Double disc, 276 mm, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 256 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 24,0 l / 6,34 US gal - XRV750L - XRV750N

23,0 l / 6,07 US gal - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Trail 113 mm / 4,44 in - XRV750L - XRV750N

108 mm / 4,25 in - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Fuel economy 3,33 l / 100 km (on 60 km/h) - XRV750L - XRV750N

4,15 l / 100 km (on 60 km/h) - XRV750P - XRV750R

3,97 l / 100 km (on 60 km/h) - XRV750S - XRV750Y

ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders 52°, V-twin
Bore & Stroke 81,0 x 72,0 mm
Displacement 742 cm³ (45,27 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Valve train Chain driven SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder
Max. power 62,0 hp (45,3 kW) / 7500 rpm - XRV750L - XRV750N (Europe)

57,0 hp (41,9 kW) / 7500 rpm - XRV750L - XRV750R (Japan)

60,0 hp (44,1 kW) / 7500 rpm - XRV750P - XRV750Y (Europe)

58,0 hp (42,6 kW) / 7500 rpm - XRV750S - XRV750Y (Japan)

Max. torque 62,7 Nm (6,4 kg*m) / 6500 rpm - XRV750L - XRV750N (Europe)

60,0 Nm (6,1 kg*m) / 5500 rpm - XRV750L - XRV750R (Japan)

62,0 Nm (6,3 kg*m) / 6500 rpm - XRV750P - XRV750Y (Europe)

60,0 Nm (6,1 kg*m) / 6000 rpm - XRV750S - XRV750Y (Japan)

0 to 100 km/h 4,6 sec
Top speed 170 km/h (105 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Keihin flat-slide, 36,5 mm - XRV750L - XRV750N

Carburetor, 2x Keihin CV, 36,0 mm - XRV750P - XRV750Y

ID VDG8C - XRV750L - XRV750N

VP50E - XRV750P - XRV750S

VP51B - XRV750T - XRV750Y

DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.763
Final reduction 2.687
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


3.083

2.062

1.550

1.272

1.083

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI - XRV750L - XRV750R

Full transistorized - XRV750S - XRV750Y

Alternator 360W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-14 Ah - XRV750L - XRV750N

12V-12 Ah - XRV750P - XRV750Y

Images

Honda XRV750 Africa Twin: images, gallery.

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Videos

Honda XRV750 Africa Twin: video.

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Manuals

Honda XRV750 Africa Twin: manuals, parts, microfiches.