A 4-stroke Engine: The Natural Choice for a Comeback

Honda returned to the 500 cc class of the World Motorcycle Grand Prix series in 1979, following a twelve-year hiatus. The machine they had developed for their comeback-an entry in the World Grand Prix's most prominent class-was the NR500, powered by a four-stroke, DOHC V-four engine.... Read more ...

The oval piston engine (0X engine, developed in 1979) was a product of Honda's drive to conquer technical challenges.
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