Honda NT650V Deauville (1998 - 2005) review

A capable bike. And that's the most exciting thing about it!

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By Visordown on Thu, 10 Jul 2003 - 12:07

Details
Manufacturer:
Honda
Category:
Tourers
Price:
£ 5849
Overall
3
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dull as dishwater, but if dependable and unbreakable is what you’re after, this could be it
You know you can count on a Deauville day in, day out
But would you have a burning desire to ride it?

Yes, it’s dull as dishwater, but if dependable and unbreakable is what you’re after, this could be it. Just don’t expect to stay awake riding it

Yes, it’s dull as dishwater, but if dependable and unbreakable is what you’re after, this could be it. Just don’t expect to stay awake riding it

Length (mm) 2215
Width (mm) 780
Height (mm) 1260
Dryweight (kg) 228
Seats 0
Seat Height (mm) 814
Suspension Front 41mm telescopic fork, 115mm axle travel
Suspension Rear Single damper, 120mm axle travel
Adjustability Rear Adjustable preload
Wheels Made Of 'S'-section triple-spoke cast aluminium
Tyres Front 120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Tyres Rear 150/70 ZR17M/C (69W)
Brakes Front 296mm dual hydraulic disc with Combined 3-piston callipers
Brakes Rear 276mm hydraulic disc with dual-piston calliper
Tank Capacity (litres) 19
Wheelbase (mm) 1475
Ground Clearance (mm) 144
Trail (mm) 116
Chassis Diamond: steel twin-spar
Cubic Capacity (cc) 647
Max Power (bhp) 55
Max Power Peak (rpm) 7750
Torque (ft/lb) 41
Torque Peak (rpm) 6250
Bore (mm) 79
Stroke (mm) 66
Valve Gear SOHC
Compression Ratio 9.2
Ignition Digital transistorised with electronic advance
Cooling Liquid cooled
Fuel Delivery 36mm slant-type CV-type carburettor x 2
Stroke Type Four Stroke
Drive Shaft

Score Breakdown
Overall
3
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