Honda XL 600V Transalp (1998)

The Honda XL 600V Transalp (1998) motorcycle has a four-stroke, 52oV-twin, SOHC engine with a capacity of 583cc. Its compression ratio is 9.2:1 and it has 2x 32mm Keihin carburetors. The ignition is electronic, and it has a 12Vdc, 12V/12Ah battery, AC-generator, electronic safeguard on the side stand, and an electrical starter. The maximum power it can generate is 55hp/41kW at 8000rpm, and its maximum torque is 52.6Nm/38.8 ft-lb at 6000rpm. The transmission is five-speed with chain final drive. The single downtube frame has a double-loop cradle of rectangular section. The front suspension has 41mm telescopic hydraulic forks, and the rear suspension is a pro-link monoshock. The front brakes have a single 276mm disc with a 2-piston caliper, and the rear brakes have a single 240mm disc with a 1-piston caliper. The motorcycle’s dimensions are 2260mm (length) x 865mm (width) x 905mm (height), with a wheelbase of 1505mm and a seat height of 850mm. It has a dry weight of 183.0kg/404lbs, a wet weight of 202.0kg/445lbs, and a fuel capacity of 18 litres/4.7 US gal. The average fuel consumption is 18.3km/lit, and it has a top speed of 172.5km/h. The braking distance for 60-0 and 100-0 is 13.3m and 42.1m, respectively. Technical information is available at and

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda XL 600V Transalp

Year: 1998

Engine: Four stroke. 52oV-Twin, SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 583 cc / 35.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 75.0 x 66 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Induction: 2x 32 mm Keihin Carburettor CV
Ignition: Electronic
Electrical: Electronical double CD-I ingnition; 12Vdc; 12V/12Ah battery; AC-generator; electrical starter; electronic safegard on side stand
Generator: 0.310 kW / 5000 rpm
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 55 hp / 41 kW @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque: 52.6 Nm / 38.8 ft-lb @ 6000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Gear Ratio: 1st: 2.500 2nd: 1.722 3rd: 1.333 4th: 1.111 5th: 0.961

Frame: Single downtube with double loop cradle of rectangular section
Front Suspension: 41 mm Telescopic hydraulic forks
Front Wheel Travel: 200 mm / 7.8 in
Rear Suspension: Pro-link monoshock
Rear Wheel Travel: 187 mm / 7.4 in
Front Brakes: Single 276 mm disc 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 240 mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 90/90-21
Rear Tyre: 120/90-17
Dimensions: Length 2260 mm / 89.0 in Width 865 mm / 34.0 in Height 905 mm / 35.6 in
Wheelbase: 1505 mm / 59.2 in
Seat Height: 850 mm / 33.5 in
Ground Clearance: 195 mm / 7.7 in
Dry Weight: 183.0 kg / 404 lbs
Wet Weight: 202.0 kg / 445 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 18 Litres / 4.7 US gal
Consumption Average: 18.3 km/lit
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 13.3 m / 42.1 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.4 sec / 152.8 km/h
Top Speed: 172.5 km/h

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