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1972-73 Motosport 250 XL250

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 248cc 4-stroke OHC 4-valve single cylinder
    • Spark plug: D8EA
    • Plug gap: .028
    • Battery: 6N6-3B -- 6 volt
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Chain: #520 x 102
    • Front sprocket: 15 T
    • Rear sprocket: 48 T
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • One color was available: Custom Silver Metallic
    • The fuel tank, fenders, and headlight shell were silver while the fuel tank stripes and fender stripes were red
    • The "MOTOSPORT 250" muffler emblem was red and white
    • The side cover was black without emblems
    • The frame serial number began XL250-1000049 while it is significant that the engine serial number began SL250E-1000001 rather than XL -- which shows its relation to the Motosport series.
1972-73 Honda XL250K0
1972-73 Honda XL250K0

1974 XL250K1

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 248cc 4-stroke OHC 4-valve single cylinder
    • Spark plug: D8EA
    • Plug gap: .028
    • Battery: 6N6-3B -- 6 volt
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Chain: #520 x 102
    • Front sprocket: 15 T
    • Rear sprocket: 48 T
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Color: tornado Blue Metallic
    • The gas tank stripes were orange and black
    • The "XL250" muffler and side cover emblems were orange and white
    • The side cover and headlight shell were black
    • The instrumentation was tilted toward the rider
    • The serial number began XL250-2000001
    • The engine serial number began XL250E not SL250E.
1974 XL250K1
1974 XL250K1

1975 XL250K2

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 248cc 4-stroke OHC 4-valve single cylinder
    • Spark plug: D8EA
    • Plug gap: .028
    • Battery: 6N6-3B -- 6 volt
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Chain: #520 x 102
    • Front sprocket: 15 T
    • Rear sprocket: 48 T
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Color: Excel Black with Red
    • The gas tank was a 2-tone red and black
    • The fenders and side covers were black
    • The "XL250" muffler and side cover emblems were red and white
    • The headlight shell was silver
    • The serial number began XL250-3000001.
1975 XL250K2
1975 XL250K2

1976 XL250'76

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 248cc 4-stroke OHC 4-valve single cylinder
    • Spark plug: D8EA
    • Plug gap: .028
    • Battery: 6N6-3B -- 6 volt
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Chain: #520 x 102
    • Front sprocket: 15 T
    • Rear sprocket: 48 T
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • The frame was new and the chassis design featured an upswept exhaust
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Color: one color: Candy Sapphire Blue with white
    • The gas tank and side covers were blue
    • The fenders were white, color impregnated plastic
    • The intake manifold was center mounted
    • The serial number began XL250-4000001.
1976 XL250
1976 XL250



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