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1984 Honda 500 Interceptor Motorcycles for sale

The Honda VF500F (badged as "Interceptor" for the US and Canada market) is a 498 cc displacement V4 engine, sport motorcycle manufactured from 1984 to 1986 only. It is widely regarded as one of the finest handling motorcycles of the 1980s. This particular bike is in really good condition. 1992 Honda NR750 RC40 - Classic MotorbikesOct 21, 2013 · Hondas technological tour de force originated in the failed NR500 V4 four-stroke racer of 1978 that had been conceived to challenge the two-strokes then dominating Grands Prix. Restricted by the rules to a maximum of four cylinders, Honda built what was, in effect, a V8 with conjoined bores.

1992 Honda NR750 RC40 oval piston V4 Honda Superbike

Jan 17, 2019 · Hondas concept of an oval-pistoned engine (or more correctly, a bore/piston with straight sides and semicircular ends) began with the development of the 1979 NR500 GP machine. Honda Bonhams :1,408 kilometres from new,1992 Honda NR750 Honda's technological tour de force originated in the failed NR500 V4 four-stroke racer of 1978 that had been conceived to challenge the two-strokes then dominating Grands Prix. Restricted by the rules to a maximum of four cylinders, Honda built what was, in effect, a V8 with conjoined bores. Bonhams :c.1992 Honda NR750 Frame no. RC40 2000098Honda's technological tour de force originated in the failed NR500 V4 four-stroke racer of 1978 that had been conceived to challenge the two-strokes then dominating Grands Prix. Restricted by the rules to a maximum of four cylinders, Honda built what was, in effect, a V8 with conjoined bores.

Exotic Motorcycles:The Morbidelli V8 - Motorcycle

Aug 03, 2009 · Ask any two-wheeled techno-freak for a short list of the most exotic motorcycles ever made, and itll surely contain the mid-1950s Moto Guzzi V8 500cc GP racer, as well as the 1980s Honda oval-piston V4 NR500/750 a V8 by any other name, with its 32 valves and eight connecting rods. HRC's greatest bikes:The rarest, sexiest V4 of all MCNSep 18, 2015 · HRC's greatest bikes:The rarest, sexiest V4 of all. Back in the late 1980s Honda made a final bid for racetrack glory with its oval-piston V4 engine. The ultra-rare NR750 racer was built to Honda NR - Honda WikiHonda's NR (New Racing) V-four motorcycle engine series started in 1979 with the 500cc NR500 Grand Prix racer that used oval pistons. This was followed during the 1980s by a 750cc endurance racer version known as the NR750. The oval piston concept allowed for eight valves per cylinder which generated more power due to the increased air/fuel mixture throughput and compression.

Honda's greatest failure, the NR500 MCN

Nov 21, 2015 · Then we stopped racing. We came back in 1979 with the V4 NR500. I think the origin of Honda motorcycles at the moment is the NR. For me and The History of Honda's V4 Obsession - Bennetts UKSep 20, 2015 · Not only did it have a monocoque chassis, the NR500 came with Hondas first V4 four-stroke engine. And it wasnt just any V4 The NR500 had oval rather than conventional round pistons. The rules didnt actually say this wasnt allowed and it was, potentially, a very clever move by Honda. Unaffordable Excellence:1992 Honda NR750 RC40 Jun 13, 2017 · 1992 Honda NR750 RC40 Engine:748cc 90-degree water-cooled DOHC oval-piston V4, eight titanium valves and two titanium connecting rods per cylinder, 101.2mm x 50.6mm x 42mm bore and stroke, 11.7:1 compression ratio, 125hp @ 14,000rpm at crankshaft Top speed:163mph/263kmh (claimed, in street legal form) Fueling:PGM-FI electronic fuel injection and engine management

What engine is this? Page 3 RC51 Forums

Apr 10, 2014 · Check this bad boy out. This was Honda's RC115 50cc twin from 1965.. The next year (1966), it got a shorter stroke and larger bore and became the RC116. Of the RC116 engine, this is noted:"Difference between the RC115 and the RC116 is nr500 Archives - Rare SportBikes For SaleNov 08, 2010 · The idea resulted in the NR500 and later the NR750 endurance bikes. The road bike would have to wait a few years. In 1993 the NR was released as a bold statement of Honda technology. This again sets the NR apart. It wasnt built to really be the best bike on the track. It was built to showcase what Honda engineers can do.The NR500 Honda MotoVueJan 31, 2015 · According to their calculations, an estimated output of 130hp at 23,000rpm was possible. A cylinder head for the Honda NR500. To prove the potential of this design a single cylinder slave engine was built, initially with two valves, which showed the engine would rev.