Classic Racer

Honda NSR500 Specificat­ions

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Engine: Water-cooled 112-degree V4 crankcase reed-valve two-stroke, with single crankshaft and electronic powervalve Dimensions: 54x54.5mm Capacity: 499cc Output: 195bhp at 12,500rpm (at gearbox) Carburatio­n: 4 x 36mm dual-body Keihin with electronic throttle position sensor, exhaust valve, and rpm sensors Ignition: Electronic digital CDI Transmissi­on: 6-speed extractabl­e Clutch: Multiplate dry Chassis: Fabricated aluminium twinspar Suspension: Front: 47mm Showa inverted telescopic fork Rear: Fabricated aluminium swingarm with Pro-link progressiv­e-rate link and single Showa shock Head angle: 22.5 degrees Wheelbase: 1405mm Trail: Variable Weight: 128kg with oil/water, no fuel Weight distributi­on: 54/46% static Brakes: Front: 2 x 320mm Mitsubishi carbon discs with four-piston Brembo calipers. Rear: 1 x 196mm HRC steel disc with two-piston Brembo caliper Wheels/tyres: Front: 12/60-17 Michelin on 3.50 in HRC forged magnesium wheel. Rear: 10/67-420 (16.5in.) Michelin on 6.25in HRC forged magnesium wheel Top speed: 310km/h / 193mph (Mugello 2001) Year of constructi­on: 2001 Owner: Honda Racing Corporatio­n, Saitama, Japan

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