Honda NX650 Dominator

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The Honda NX 650 Dominator touring enduro model was first introduced in 1988 and was produced until 2000 (official sales continued until 2003). The model was export-oriented and practically did not occur in Japan, the main sales regions are Europe, North America and Oceania.

The model was based on a 1-cylinder 4-stroke air-cooled engine with a volume of 644 cc. see, issuing 44-46 hp. power and 56 Nm of torque. The maximum performance of the motor was reached at 5000-6000 rpm. Modifications to this engine have been installed on the Honda FMX 650, Honda XR 650, Honda SLR 650 and Honda FX 650 Vigor models.

Of the features of the Honda NX 650 Dominator, a steel frame, disc brakes, simple suspensions in the form of a conventional telescopic fork and a monoshock, dry sump (oil in the frame), 5-speed gearbox and 152 kg of dry weight should be distinguished.

The model was sold on the market until the early 2000s, after which it disappeared from dealers and did not receive further development.

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Honda NX650 Dominator
Honda NX650 Dominator
Honda NX650 Dominator


Specifications Honda NX650 Dominator:

ModelHonda NX650 Dominator
Motorcycle typetourist enduro
Release year1988-1999
Engine type1-cylinder, 4-stroke
Working volume644 cc cm.
Bore / stroke100.0mm x 82.0mm
Compression ratio8.3: 1
Number of valves per cylinderSOHC, 4 valves
Fuel supply systemcarburetor, 1x Keihin CV, 42.5mm
Ignition typeDC-CDI
Maximum power46 hp (33.8 kW) @ 6000 rpm - NX650 (1988-1990)

44 h.p. (32.3 kW) @ 6000 rpm - NX650 (1991-1999)

Maximum torque56 Nm (5.7 kgm) at 5000 rpm
Drive typechain
Front tire size90 / 90-21 54S
Rear tire size120 / 90-17 64S
Front brakes1 disc, 256 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brakes1 disc, 220 mm, 1-piston caliper
Front suspension41mm telescopic fork, 220mm travel
Rear suspensionpendulum Pro-Link with mono-shock absorber (preload adjustment), stroke - 195 mm
Fuel tank capacity13.0 L (including 2.5 L reserve) - (1988-1991)

16.0 L (including 2.5 L reserve) - (1992-1999)

Length2195 mm
Width890 mm
Height1220 mm
Wheelbase1435 mm
Saddle height870 mm
Maximum speed153 km / h
Acceleration to 100 km / h (0-100)6.5 sec
Motorcycle weight152 kg - dry

168 kg - equipped

Fuel consumption

Average fuel consumption for the Honda NX650 Dominator is 4.7 liters per 100 kilometers. The exact value depends on the riding style, the surface of travel and the load on the motorcycle.