Sport
  • Inline-Four History
    1969 Honda CB750K0
    02/01/2004 - Honda® invented the transverse inline-four motorcycle concept with the CB750K0, and forged the very foundation of motorcycling for generations to come. The mighty CB750K0 and all-new CBR®1000RR serve as technological bookends ...
  • 2004 RC51 - Specifications
    09/03/2003 - Model RVT1000R Engine Type 999cc liquid-cooled 90 V-twin Bore and Stroke ...
  • 2004 RC51 - Features
    09/03/2003 - As V-twin sport bikes go, the RC51 stands without peer. With World and National Superbike championships to its credit, multiple wins in the Daytona 200, and enthusiast accolades galore, the RC51 offers unparalleled performance f...
  • 2002 RC51 Development Story
    09/03/2003 - The long-standing truism that racing improves the breed serves as the perfect watchword for Honda's RC51™. How so? In the year 2000, Honda unveiled the RC51 as a purpose-built racing platform designed to battle in Superbike comp...
  • Honda Superbike Racing History
    2004 Honda RC51
    09/03/2003 - The arrival of Honda's newest Superbike racing creation for the 2000 season, the RC51™, created a cosmic convergence of sorts. First, 2000 marked the 30th anniversary of Honda's first AMA victory in America's most illustri...
  • Model History
    09/03/2003 - 1979 CB750F Before being drafted as Honda's first Superbike in 1980, the CB750F broke some new technological ground of its own. Patterned after the Honda RCB endurance racers that won three European endurance crowns, a new twin-cam 16-...
  • Interceptor Timeline
    1983 Honda VF750F
    09/03/2003 - 1983 VF750F Interceptor Honda's original VF750F Interceptor® rewrote the rules in the sport bike class. With its liquid-cooled 90° V-4 engine and race-bred chassis, the Interceptor was the quickest 750 on the market, and...
  • A Heritage Of Greatness - In Two Arenas
    09/03/2003 - Beginning with its debut in 1983, the Honda Interceptor® earned landmark status in dual arenas, notching credentials as a sport bike with the uncanny depth of its street-going capabilities, as well as building its reputation as an ...
  • VTEC And The New Interceptor
    09/03/2003 - Versatility--it's the key to any engine's operation. Early engines had carburetors without throttles, so they always ran wide-open. As internal-combustion-engine design progressed, adjustable components let engines produce power over ...
  • 2004 Interceptor/Interceptor ABS - Specifications
    09/03/2003 - Model VFR800FI / VFR800FI ABS Engine Type 781cc liquid-cooled 90° V-4 Bore and Strok...
  • 2004 Interceptor/Interceptor ABS - Features
    09/03/2003 - From the thrill of its powerful V-4 VTEC engine to the legendary quality of its fit and finish, the Interceptor continues to define the standard in sportbike touring. No wonder Cycle World magazine called it the World's Best Stree...
  • 2004 NSR50R - Specifications
    09/03/2003 - Model RS50 Displacement 49cc Bore x Stroke 39.0 x 41.4mm ...
  • 2004 NSR50R - Features
    09/03/2003 - HRC has elevated the mass-production road model NSR50 to pure competition status. The bodywork is a replica of Honda's World Grand Prix-dominating NSR series. Features Engine • 49cc liquid-cooled reed-valve two-stroke...
  • Dream 50R - Model History
    09/03/2003 - The 2004 Dream 50R commemorates Honda's early racing history and the dream Mr. Honda had for international competition. Model History In 1962, Honda stunned the racing world by displaying its first 50cc-class works machine, the RC110...
  • 2004 Dream 50R - Specifications
    09/03/2003 - Model AR02 Displacement 49cc Bore x Stroke 40.0 x 39.6 ...
  • 2004 Dream 50R - Features
    09/03/2003 - Engine • 49cc four-stroke engine produces 7 bhp at 13,500 rpm. • HRC® racing parts include: camshaft, valve springs, low-friction cam chain, crankshaft and lightweight AC generator. • Six-speed close-ratio ...
  • Racing Timeline
    09/02/2003 - Honda's Hurricane 600 makes its debut the same year the AMA introduces the 600 SuperSport class. The two make a perfect match, with Honda's newly minted 600 sweeping to victory in all nine races. DOUG POLEN, the 600 SuperSport class' ...
  • Unit Pro-Link
    09/02/2003 - Honda's RC211V gave Repsol Honda rider Valentino Rossi a distinct edge over the competition, an edge he used to win the 2002 MotoGP world championship. There was one particular advantage, though, he used to devastating effect: The abi...
  • Dual Stage Programmed Fuel Injection
    09/02/2003 - The blink of an eye takes about one-quarter of a second, or 250 milliseconds. At 15,000 rpm, each intake and exhaust valve of Honda's CBR600RR opens and closes 125 times a second, or 8 milliseconds. That means the valves will open and...
  • 2003 CBR600RR Timeline
    09/02/2003 - Honda's first CBR600 was a breakthrough machine in a number of ways. To start, its unique full bodywork allowed designers to forego the usual engine and frame cosmetics, and instead devote development dollars to pure performance. The ...