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vt250

The VT250 or Spada MC20 was a Honda motorcycle built between late 1988 and the end of 1989.
The Spada's handling was enhanced due to its "CASTEC" cast aluminium frame, which is 5 kilograms (11 lb) lighter and over 30% stiffer than the previous steel version. It was geared to a theoretical top speed of 160 km/h (99 mph) at a 13,500 rpm redline. Note that these figures are directly calculated from the gear and reduction ratios of the Honda Spada Workshop Manual. Tyre height is approximated at 70mm.
The VT250 Spada used Nissin brakes, Enkei wheels and a Showa rear-shock. It was designed by Mitsuyoshi Kohama, the designer also responsible for the first Fireblade, the NR750 and the Hornet. The model was principally marketed in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, although used models can also be found further afield, including Europe. Following the VT250 Spada, the Honda VTR250 was produced, which had a lower power output of 32 hp (24 kW) and a trellis frame in place of the cast aluminium frame.

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