This is the second year of the 500 cc RFVC engine.
It was developed in 600 from 1985 and then in 650 on the famous Dominator.
The 500 being the playful because of its capacity to rev up faster than the 600.
The model here by CLASSIC RED is "matching number", that is to say that the engine and chassis numbers correspond to this model. The bike is in perfect condition. The engine and chassis have past the 100 checkpoints according to Honda's original specifications.
It is fitted with the very rary Honda genuine handguards that appeared in 1984 on this XR500.
The XR500 was one of the most used motorbike by private riders on the Paris Dakar that year. Robust, reliable, she even won the women's category.
This XR is for sale with its regular licence, Honda brand, type PE03