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Technical Sports One, LLC 2004 Honda NSR250R Model Identification

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MC16 1987 1987 NSR 250 R MC16 - 62K Click for biggy The very first NSR 250R street model, went on sale in Japan October 1st, 1986 as a 1987 model. Fighting Red and White colors. Air valve front suspension and three spoke wheels.
MC16 1987 NSR250R (G) MC16-100 Vin Number MC16-1008077 to MC16-1020966 Terra Colors in Blue and White went on sale in March of 1987 in Japan. Air valve front suspension and three spoke wheels.
MC18 (NSR250R 2) 1988 NSR250R (2J) MC18-100 Vin Number MC18-1000020 to MC18-1026996 All new PGM II, this is the first version of the MC 18. It went on sale in Japan January 19th, 1988. Fighting Red and White colors.
MC18 (NSR250R 2) 1988 NSR250R (2J) MC18-100 Vin Number MC18-1000020 to MC18-1026996 All new PGM II, this is the first version of the MC 18. It went on sale in Japan January 19th, 1988. Terra Blue and White.
MC18 (NSR250R 4) 1988only NSR250R SP (4J) MC18-100 Vin Number MC18-1008557 to MC18-1020796 The very first NSR250R SP ever. Magtek wheels, non-dry clutch, and standard suspension ( non adjustable rear and front preload Only)went on sale March 15, 1988 in Japan. Rothmans colors.
MC18 (NSR250R 5K) 1989 NSR250R (5K / 5K-II) MC18-110 Vin Number MC18-1100017 to MC18-1119489 The second version of the MC18 PGM II. Also known as the R5K model. It went on sale February 10, 1989 in Japan. Fighting Red and White.
MC18 (NSR250R 5K) 1989 NSR250R (5K / 5K-II) MC18-110 Vin Number MC18-1100017 to MC18-1119489 The second version of the MC18 PGM II. Also known as the R5K model. It went on sale February 10, 1989 in Japan. Terra Blue and White.
MC18 (NSR250R 5K) 1989 NSR250R (5K / 5K-II) MC18-110 Vin Number MC18-1100017 to MC18-1119489 The second version of the MC18 PGM II. Also known as the R5K model. It went on sale February 10, 1989 in Japan. Black and gun metal grey or also known as the SEED Colors in Japan.
MC18 1989 only NSR250R SP (6K / 6K-II) MC18-110 Vin Number MC18-1100038 to MC18-1118089 The second SP model was sold in the Terra Racing colors of silver and white with green accents. Magtek wheels, fully adjustable front and rear suspension and newly introduced dry clutch for the SP model only.
MC21 1990-1991 NSR250R (7L) MC21-100 Vin Number MC21-1000001 to MC21-1024051 All new NSR 250R goes on sale in Japan from February 13, 1990. Known as the Gull Arm NSR or MC21. PGM III technology. Front forks adjustable for preload only. Rear non-adjustable.
MC21 1990-1991 NSR250R (7L) MC21-100 Vin Number MC21-1000001 to MC21-1024051 All new NSR 250R goes on sale in Japan from February 13, 1990. Known as the Gull Arm NSR or MC21. PGM III technology. Front forks adjustable for preload only. Rear non-adjustable.
MC21 1990-1991 NSR250R (7L) MC21-100 Vin Number MC21-1000001 to MC21-1024051 All new NSR 250R goes on sale in Japan from February 13, 1990. Known as the Gull Arm NSR or MC21. PGM III technology. Front forks adjustable for preload only. Rear non-adjustable.
MC21 1990only NSR250R SP (8L) MC21-100 Vin Number MC21-1000001 to MC21-1014511 SP ( Sport Production ) model in Cabin Racing colors, Magtek wheels, dry clutch, fully adjustable suspension front and rear with a limited production run of 2,500 units.
MC21 1991 NSR250R (7L) MC21-100 Vin Number MC21-1000001 to MC21-1024051 New color introduced for standard model, Front forks adjustable for preload only. Rear non-adjustable. Black and gun metal grey.
MC21 1991 NSR250R SE (9L) MC21-102 Vin Number MC21-1020502 to MC21-1023751 The first SE model ever to go on sale. Fully adjustable front and rear suspension. Dry clutch. Standard aluminum wheels, NOT magtek.
MC21 1991only NSR250R SP (8L-III) MC21-101 Vin Number MC21-1014681 to MC21-1016711 SP ( Sport Production ) model in Pentax Racing colors, Magtek wheels, dry clutch, fully adjustable suspension front and rear with a limited production run of 1,500 units.
MC21 1992-1993 NSR250R (7N) MC21-106 Vin Number MC21-1060001 to MC21-1075471 New colors for the standard R model. Front forks adjustable for preload only. Rear non-adjustable shock. Ross White and Real Blue.
MC21 1992-1993 NSR250R (9N) MC21-106 Vin Number MC21-1060006 to MC21-1074871 New colors for the SE model line. Fully adjustable suspension front and rear. Dry clutch and standard wheels. Fighting red and white.
MC21 1992-1993 NSR250R (9N) MC21-106 Vin Number MC21-1060006 to MC21-1074871 New colors for the SE model line. Fully adjustable suspension front and rear. Dry clutch and standard wheels. Black and Fighting Red colors.
MC21 1992 only NSR250R SP (8N) MC21-106 Vin Number MC21-1060012 to MC21-1069021 SP ( Sport Production ) model in Rothmans Racing colors, Magtek wheels, dry clutch, fully adjustable suspension front and rear with a limited production run of 1,500 units.
MC21 1993 Only NSR250R SP (8N-III) MC21-106 Vin Number MC21-1066667 to MC21-1075171 SP ( Sport Production ) model. Magtek wheels, dry clutch, fully adjustable suspension front and rear with a limited production run of 900 units. Flash colors. Commemorative edition.
MC28 1994-1995 NSR250R (R) MC28-100 Vin Number MC28-1000001 to MC28-1002443 MC28 models go on sale from November 11, 1993 as a 1994 model. R type with Front forks adjustable for preload only. Rear non- adjustable, no dry clutch and standard wheels.
MC28 1994-1995 NSR250R SE (2R) MC28-100 Vin Number MC28-1000001 to MC28-1006513 SE model with the fully adjustable front and rear suspension, dry clutch and choice of colors.
MC28 1994-1995 NSR250R SE (2R) MC28-100 Vin Number MC28-1000001 to MC28-1006513 SE model with the fully adjustable front and rear suspension, dry clutch and choice of colors.
MC28 1994 Only NSR250R SP (3R) MC28-100 Vin Number MC28-1000001 to MC28-1006013 SP model with fully adjustable front and rear suspension, dry clutch, Magtek wheels, limited production run of 1,500 units and the final year for Rothmans colors.
MC28 1995 Only NSR250R SP (3S) MC28-110 Vin Number MC28-1100001 to MC28-1100901 SP model with fully adjustable front and rear suspension, dry clutch, Magtek wheels, limited production run of 1,500 units. HRC tri-colors.
MC28 1996-1999 NSR250R SE (2T) MC28-120 Vin Number MC28-1200001 Up SE model NSR, fully adjustable front and rear suspension, dry clutch and standard aluminum wheels. SE lineup becomes the standard model from 1996 and up.
MC28 1996-1999 NSR250R SE (2T) MC28-120 Vin Number MC28-1200001 Up SE model NSR, fully adjustable front and rear suspension, dry clutch and standard aluminum wheels. SE lineup becomes the standard model from 1996 and up.
MC28 1996 Only NSR250R SP (3T) MC28-120 Vin Number MC28-1200001 Up The last SP model ever, fully adjustable front and rear suspension, dry clutch, Magtek wheels, limited production run of 1,000 units. Repsol colors.