HONDA TALON SPOTTERS GUIDE

Sound like you know what you’re talking about

The Talons are taking over. The win in two different classes at this years Baja 1000 will solidify the new machine as a threat on and off the track. It’s time to study up and know how to spot the right Honda Talon model when it passes by. We have put together a quick Honda Talon spotters guide that will help you look like you know what you’re talking about the first time you spot a 2019 Honda Talon  2020 Honda Talon or 2021 Honda Talon

2021 Honda Talon 1000R FOX Live Valve Action
2021 Honda Talon 1000X FOX Live Valve Action

 

2021 Honda Talon 1000R
2021 Honda Talon 1000X
2021 Honda Talon 1000X-4
2021 Honda Talon 1000X-4 FLV
2020 Honda Talon 1000X-4 FOX Live Valve
2020 Honda Talon 1000X-4

 

 

2019 Talon 1000R

 

2019 Talon 1000R

 

2019 Talon 1000X

 

2019 Talon 1000X

Quick tips:

The Honda Talon 1000X has the following:

A Talon “Claw” logo

64 -inch wide stance

The Honda Talon 1000R has the following:

Honda “wing” logo

68.4-inch wide stance

The Honda Talon 4 has the following:

64″ wide stance

The 4-seater is only available in the the narrow width

There are no “wide” or “long travel” version with 4-seats

From the back, you can see the differences in suspension and hub design clearly. The wider R has a 5 link suspension which has two radius rods, two upper control arms and one big trailing arm.

The X model still uses two radius rods way out back then only lower trailing arm.

The suspension arms on all models match their body color except the Lime car which has silver arms. . All four models have black seats with accents matching their respective bodywork colors.

Read 10 more things Hondas Specs don’t tell you about the Talon HERE.

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