The new motocross model 2021 Honda XR650L is arriving, and it looks more sporty than before. Compared to the previous model, the upcoming one features plenty of improvements. If you didn’t know, this dual-sport motorcycle was, for the first time, introduced in 1992 as a 1993 model.
It comes with long-travel suspension and a rugged steel frame, providing a smooth ride on any terrains. On top of that, it’s powered by an air-cooled 644cc single-cylinder engine that offers great reliability and plenty of power. Moreover, like the previous model, the new one comes with an electric starter, making your life easier. The release date of this model is set for the next year, and Honda revealed that it will cost around $7380.
2021 Honda XR650L Design
The forthcoming 2021 Honda XR650L features plenty of innovations this time. First of all, it comes with a steel frame designed to handle off-road travel intensity. Honda also added an improved Pro-Link rear suspension system offering a comfortable ride over small bumps and ripples. On top of that, the front air-adjustable 43mm fork offers 16-position damping adjustability for the best off-road riding.
Besides, the manufacturer added a new 21-inch front wheel that is ideal for different riding conditions. Lastly, the rear wheel is 18-inch and is calibrated to provide a better overall ride and more protection against flats.
2021 Honda XR650L Engine Specs
The 2021 Honda XR650L is the bike powered by an air-cooled 644cc single-cylinder engine that provides great performance. According to the manufacturer, this engine will be improved, and it will deliver excellent fuel efficiency.
The innovative XR’s dry-sump design is used, and it keeps the powerful engine safe, eliminates any damage. The next great thing is that the frame backbone doubles as the engine’s oil tank. Generally, thanks to that, the frame itself acts like a giant oil cooler.
Release Date and Price
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Japanese manufacturer decided to move the release date of 2021 Honda XR650L for the next year. The new model will most likely be available to purchase in the first quarter. Pricing has been revealed, and expect Honda XR650L to cost $7000, without a destination charge of $380.