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1978 XL250S'78

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with two head pipes
    • Spark plug: D8EA
    • Plug gap: .028
    • Battery: 6N4-2A-4 -- 6-volt
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Chain: #520 x 102
    • Front sprocket: 14 T
    • Rear sprocket: 53 T
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front wheel: 23"
    • Rear wheel: 18"
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Color: one color: Tahitian Red
    • The gas tank stripes were black, red, and light orange
    • The "HONDA" tank decal was white
    • The "XL250S" side cover decal was black and white
    • The instrumentation featured only a speedometer
    • The serial number began XL250S-5000041.
1978 XL250S
1978 XL250S

1979 XL250S'79

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with two head pipes
    • Spark plug: D8EA
    • Plug gap: .028
    • Battery: 6N4-2A-4 -- 6 volt
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Chain: #520 x 102
    • Front sprocket: 14 T
    • Rear sprocket: 53 T
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front wheel: 23"
    • Rear wheel: 18"
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Color: Tahitian Red
    • The gas tank stripes were black, red, and yellow
    • The "HONDA" tank logo was black
    • The instrumentation featured only a speedometer
    • The serial number began XL250S-5100007.
1979 XL250S
1979 XL250S

1980 XL250S'80

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with two head pipes
    • Spark plug: D8EA
    • Plug gap: .028
    • Battery: 6N4-2A-4
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Chain: #520 x 102
    • Front sprocket: 14 T
    • Rear sprocket: 53 T
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front wheel: 23"
    • Rear wheel: 18"
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Color: Helios Red
    • The gas tank and side cover stripes were red, orange, and white
    • The "HONDA" tank logo was red outlined in white
    • The "XL250S" side cover logo was white
    • The control levers and kickstarter arm were black
    • The instrumentation featured only a speedometer
    • The speedometer had an 85 mph (135 km) limit
    • The serial number began XL250-2000001.
1980 XL250S
1980 XL250S

1981 XL250S'81

  • ENGINE
    • Engine Type: 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with two head pipes
    • Spark plug: D8EA
    • Plug gap: .028
    • Battery: 6N4-2A-4
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • Transmission: 5-speed
    • Chain: #520 x 102
    • Front sprocket: 14 T
    • Rear sprocket: 53 T
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • Front wheel: 23"
    • Rear wheel: 18"
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • Color: Monza Red and Black
    • The gas tank and side covers were 2-tone red and black
    • The "HONDA" tank logo was black
    • The "XL250S" side cover logo was red and white
    • The swingarm was painted silver
    • The control levers and kickstarter arm were black
    • There was a 2-piece instrumentation: speedometer and indicator light pod
    • The instrumentation featured only a speedometer
    • The speedometer had an 85 mph (135 km) limit
    • The serial number began JH2MD010*BM300001.
1981 XL250S
1981 XL250S



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