HONDA ELSINORE IDENTIFICATION GUIDE


CR ELSINORE MODELS

CR250M
Model Year: 1973 Product Code: 357

Frame VIN: CR250M-1000216~
Engine VIN: CR250ME-1000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / Expert Green

Ft: Fuel tank is brushed aluminum with green top panel and black stripes
Ft: Number Plates are Silver with Green oval panels
Ft: Fenders are Silver painted ABS plastic
Ft: Downswept exhaust pipe
Ft: 248cc 2-Stroke Piston Port Single, 5-Speed M0-'76

CR250M
Model Year: 1974 Product Code: 357

Frame VIN: CR250M-1000216~
Engine VIN: CR250ME-1000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / Expert Green

Ft: Fuel tank is brushed aluminum with green top panel and black stripes
Ft: Number Plates are Silver with Green oval panels
Ft: Fenders are Silver painted ABS plastic
Ft: Downswept exhaust pipe
Ft: 248cc 2-Stroke Piston Port Single, 5-Speed M0-'76

CR125M
Model Year: 1974 Product Code: 360

Frame VIN: CR125M-1000009~
Engine VIN: CR125ME-1000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / Expert Green

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with green top panel and black stripes
Ft: Number Plates are Silver with Green oval panels
Ft: Fenders are Silver painted ABS plastic
Ft: Downswept exhaust pipe
Ft: 123cc 2-Stroke Piston Port Single, 6-Speed M0-'78
Ft: CDI M0-'78

CR250M
Model Year: 1975 Product Code: 381

Frame VIN: CR250-2000001~
Engine VIN: CR250E-2000001~

Color: Clear / Tahitian Red / White

Ft: Fuel tank is brushed aluminum with red top panel and black stripes
Ft: Number Plates are red with black oval panels
Ft: Fenders are white color impregnated ABS plastic
Ft: Upswept exhaust pipe
Ft: Forward mounted shocks M1-'76

CR125M
Model Year: 1975 Product Code: 360

Frame VIN: CR125M-2000006~
Engine VIN: CR125ME-2000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic /Tahitian Red

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with red top panel and black stripes
Ft: Number Plates are red with black oval panels
Ft: Fenders are Silver painted ABS plastic

CR250M
Model Year: 1976 Product Code: 381

Frame VIN: CR250-3000001~
Engine VIN: CR250M-3000001~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Fuel tank, number plates & frame are red
Ft: Fenders are red, color impregnated plastic
Ft: Engine, Handlebars & number plate ovals are black

CR125M
Model Year: 1976 Product Code: 400

Frame VIN: CR125M-3000001~
Engine VIN: CR125ME-3000006~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Fuel tank, fenders, number plates & frame are red
Ft: Fenders are red, color impregnated plastic '76-'78
Ft: Shock springs are black '76-'77
Ft: Engine, Handlebars & number plate ovals are black

CR125M
Model Year: 1977 Product Code: 400

Frame VIN: CR125M-3100001~
Engine VIN: CR125ME-3100001~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ch: Fork boots & Grips are red '77-'78
Ch: Fork legs are painted silver

CR250R
Model Year: 1978 Product Code: 430

Frame VIN: CR250R-2000010~
Engine VIN: CR250RE-1000031~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Fuel tank is aluminum '78-'79
Ft: Side cover "CR250R Elsinore" decal is yellow/white/black
Ft: Engine color is red '78-'80
Ft: Single downtube frame, Side port exhaust '78-'79
Ft: 248cc 2-Stroke Reed Valve Single, 5-Speed '78-'80

CR125M
Model Year: 1978 Product Code: 400

Frame VIN: CR125M-3200025~
Engine VIN: CR125ME-3200028~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ch: Fork legs and shock springs are red

CR250R
Model Year: 1979 Product Code: 430

Frame VIN: CR250R-2100006~
Engine VIN: CR250RE-2100006~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Side cover "CR250R Elsinore" decal is white/black/yellow
Ch: Grid pattern reed valve

CR125R
Model Year: 1979 Product Code: 444

Frame VIN: JE01-2000010~
Engine VIN: JE01E-2000010~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Engine is red, Shock springs are black
Ft: Fork boots are black '79-'84
Ft: 23" front wheel, 18" rear wheel
Ft: 124cc 2-Stroke Reed Valve Single, 6-Speed '79-'80

CR250R
Model Year: 1980 Product Code: 467

Frame VIN: ME03-2001031~
Engine VIN: ME03E-2000087~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Seat is black with red "CR" logo
Ft: Fuel tank is plastic '80-'09
Ch: FIM-type side number plates '80-'09
Ch: Double downtube frame, Center port exhaust

CR125R
Model Year: 1980 Product Code: 466

Frame VIN: JE01-2100025~
Engine VIN: JE01E-2100069~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Seat is black with red "CR125R" logo
Ch: Fuel tank is plastic '80-'09
Ch: FIM-type side number plates '80-'09
Ch: 21" Front Wheel, 18" Rear Wheel '80-'94
Ch: Shock springs are red

CR80R
Model Year: 1980 Product Code: 169

Frame VIN: HE02-5000020~
Engine VIN: HE02E-5000024~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Engine is red '80-'81
Ft: Seat is black with red "CR80R" logo
Ft: Fuel tank is steel, twin rear shocks '80-'81
Ft: FIM-type side number plates '80-'00
Ft: Tubular swingarm is red
Ft: 80cc 2-Stroke Reed Valve Air-Cooled Single, 6-Speed '80-'82

CR450R
Model Year: 1981 Product Code: KA5

Frame VIN: JH2PE020*BC000001~
Engine VIN: PE020E*5000001~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Engine is red
Ft: Seat is black with white "450R" logo
Ft: Fuel tank stripe is black/white
Ft: Number plate ovals are yellow
Ft: 431cc 2-Stroke Reed Valve Air-Cooled Single, 4-Speed
Ms: Honda's first production "Open Class" MX bike
Ms: Last year "Elsinore" name used for the MX models

CR250R
Model Year: 1981 Product Code: KA4

Frame VIN: JH2ME030*BC00025~
Engine VIN: ME03E*2300045~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Tank shrouds & number plate ovals are white
Ft: Seat is black with white "250R" logo '81-'82
Ft: Double leading shoe front brake, Left side kick starter '81-'83
Ft: Pro-Link rear suspension '81-'09
Ft: Drum rear brake '81-'86
Ft: 246cc 2-Stroke Liquid-Cooled Reed Valve Single, 5-Speed '81-'85

CR125R
Model Year: 1981 Product Code: KA3

Frame VIN: JH2JE010*BC200032~
Engine VIN: JE01E*2200031~

Color: Tahitian Red / White

Ft: Tank shrouds are white, engine is red
Ft: Number plate ovals are black '81-'87
Ft: Seat is black with white "125R" logo '81-'82
Ft: Pro-Link rear suspension '81-'09
Ft: 123cc 2-Stroke Liquid-Cooled Reed Valve Single, 6-Speed '81-'86

CR80R
Model Year: 1981 Product Code: 169

Frame VIN: JH2HE020*BK100009~
Engine VIN: HE02E*5100001~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Fuel tank is plastic, Pro-Link rear suspension '82-'09
Ft: Number plate panels are black '82-'87
Ft: Aluminum alloy wheel rims '82-'09
Ch: Engine color is black '82-'88

CR480R
Model Year: 1982 Product Code: KA5

Frame VIN: JH2PE020*CC100019~
Engine VIN: PE02E*5100026~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Engine is red
Ft: Seat is black with white "480R" logo
Ft: Number plate ovals are yellow '82-'83
Ft: 472cc 2-Stroke Reed Valve Air-Cooled Single, 4-Speed, 51 HP

CR250R
Model Year: 1982 Product Code: KA4

Frame VIN: JH2ME030*CC400021~
Engine VIN: ME03E*2300045~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Tank shroud is red & number plate ovals are white
Ft: Fork boots are black '82-'84
Ft: Wheel rims are silver '82-'85
Ft: Engine is black '82-'88
Ms: "Elsinore" name discontinued for this model series

CR125R
Model Year: 1982 Product Code: KA3

Frame VIN: JH2JE010*CC300001~
Engine VIN: JE01E*2300001~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Tank shroud is red & number plate ovals are black
Ft: Fork boots are black '82-'84
Ft: Engine is black '82-'84
Ft: 38mm Front forks, Single leading shoe front brake '82-'83
Ms: "Elsinore" name discontinued for this model series

CR80R
Model Year: 1982 Product Code: GC4

Frame VIN: JH2HE020*CK200015~
Engine VIN: HE02E*5200001~

Color: Tahitian Red

Ft: Fuel tank is plastic, Pro-Link rear suspension '82-'09
Ft: Number plate panels are black '82-'87
Ft: Aluminum alloy wheel rims '82-'09
Ch: Engine color is black '82-'88

CR480R
Model Year: 1983 Product Code: KA5

Frame VIN: JH2PE020*DC200018~
Engine VIN: PE02E*5200001~

Color: Flash Red

Ft: Seat is blue with white "CR" logo
Ft: "480R" Swingarm decal is black
Ch: Rear section of frame is detachable
Ch: 5-Speed transmission

CR250R
Model Year: 1983 Product Code: KA4

Frame VIN: JH2ME030*DC500016~
Engine VIN: ME03E*2500030~

Color: Flash Red

Ft: Seat is blue with white "CR" logo '83-'87
Ft: "250R" Swingarm decal is black
Ft: Right side drive chain & sprocket '83-'87
Ft: Aluminum silencer '83-'09

CR125R
Model Year: 1983 Product Code: KA3

Frame VIN: JH2JE010*DC400014~
Engine VIN: JE01E*2400045~

Color: Flash Red

Ft: Seat is blue with white "CR" logo '83-'87
Ft: "125R" Swingarm decal is black
Ch: Expansion chamber has aluminum silencer '83-'09

CR80R
Model Year: 1983 Product Code: GC4

Frame VIN: JH2HE040*DK000001~
Engine VIN: HE04E-5000001~

Color: Flash Red

Ft: Seat is blue with white "CR" logo '83-'85
Ft: "80R" Swingarm decal is black
Ch: 79cc 2-Stroke Reed Valve Liquid-Cooled Single, 6-Speed

CR60R
Model Year: 1983 Product Code: GF5

Frame VIN: JH2DE010*DK000012~
Engine VIN: DE01E*5000015~

Color: Flash Red

Ft: Seat is blue with white "CR" logo '83-'84
Ft: "60R" Swingarm decal is black/silver
Ft: 22mm Carburetor
Ft: 58cc 2-Stroke Reed Valve Air-Cooled Single, 6-Speed '83-'84


QR MINI MOTO MODEL

QR50
Model Year: 1983 Product Code: ???

Frame VIN: ???-????~
Engine VIN: ???-????~

Color: Flash Red

Ft: Seat is blue with white "Mini Moto" logo '83
Ft: Gold 3-Spoke Rims
Ft: 12mm Carburetor
Ft: 49.4cc 2-Stroke Air-Cooled Single, 1-Speed Automatic '83


MR ELSINORE MODELS

MR50
Model Year: 1974 Product Code: 131

Frame VIN: MR50-1000001~
Engine VIN: MR50E-1000001~

Color: Daytona Orange

Ft: Front number plate is white
Ft: Left side number plate is orange with white oval panel
Ft: 49cc 2-Stroke Single, 3-Speed manual clutch K0*K1
Ft: Premix lubrication system K0*K1

MR175
Model Year: 1975 Product Code: 373

Frame VIN: MR175-1000001~
Engine VIN: MR175E-1000001~

Color: Glare Green / Silver / Black

Ft: Fuel tank is green painted steel
Ft: Side cover is black and headlight shell is silver with chrome rock guard K0-'76
Ft: Fenders are silver painted ABS plastic
Ft: 171cc 2-Stroke Piston Port Single, 5-Speed K0-'77

MR50
Model Year: 1975 Product Code: 131

Frame VIN: MR50-2000001~
Engine VIN: MR50E-2000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic /Tahitian Red

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with red top panel and black stripes
Ft: Number Plate is red with black oval panel
Ft: Fenders are red color impregnated ABS plastic
Ft: Front number plate is white plastic

MR250
Model Year: 1976 Product Code: 395

Frame VIN: MR250-1000001~
Engine VIN: MR250E-1000001~

Color: Light Ruby Red / White

Ft: Fuel tank & side covers are red, 3.4 gallon tank
Ft: Fenders are white color impregnated plastic
Ft: Headlilght has silver shell & chrome rock guard
Ft: 248cc 2-Stroke Piston Port Single, 5-Speed

MR175
Model Year: 1976 Product Code: 373

Frame VIN: MR175-2000001~
Engine VIN: MR175E-2000001~

Color: Light Ruby Red / White / Black

Ft: Fuel tank is red painted steel
Ft: Side cover is black
Ft: Fenders are white impregnated plastic

MR175
Model Year: 1977 Product Code: 373

Frame VIN: MR175-2100001~
Engine VIN: MR175E-2100001~

Color: Bright Red

Ft: Fuel tank is red painted steel
Ft: Side cover is red with black number oval
Ft: Fenders are red color impregnated plastic
Ft: Headlight shell is black with chrome rock guard
Ch: New side cover design doubles as number plate


MT ELSINORE MODELS

MT250
Model Year: 1974 Product Code: 358

Frame VIN: MT250-1000001~
Engine VIN: MT250E-1000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / Daytona Orange

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with orange top panel and black stripes
Ft: Side cover and headlight shell are Silver
Ft: Fenders are Silver painted ABS plastic K0-K1
Ft: Upswept exhaust pipe with chrome heat shield
Ft: 248cc 2-Stroke Piston Port Single, 5-Speed. Oil injection K0-'76

MT125
Model Year: 1974 Product Code: 361

Frame VIN: MT125-1000001~
Engine VIN: MT125E-1000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / Blue

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with blue top panel and black stripes
Ft: Side cover and headlight shell are Silver
Ft: Fenders are Silver painted ABS plastic K0-K1
Ft: Upswept exhaust pipe with chrome heat shield
Ft: 123cc 2-Stroke Piston Port Single, 5-Speed. Oil injection K0-'76

MT250
Model Year: 1975 Product Code: 358

Frame VIN: MT250-2000001~
Engine VIN: MT250E-2000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / Tahitian Red / Black

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with red top panel and black stripes
Ft: Side cover and headlight shell are black
Ft: Side cover decal is yellow/white
Ft: Fenders are silver painted ABS plastic
Ft: Exhaust heat shield is black K1-'76

MT125
Model Year: 1975 Product Code: 361

Frame VIN: MT125-2000001~
Engine VIN: MT125E-2000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / Tahitian Red / Black

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with red top panel and black stripes
Ft: Side cover is black
Ft: Exhaust system heat shield is black

MT250
Model Year: 1976 Product Code: 358

Frame VIN: MT250-3000001~
Engine VIN: MT250E-3000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / White / Aquarius Blue / Black

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with blue top panel and black stripes
Ft: Side cover and headlight shell are black
Ft: Fenders are white color impregnated plastic
Ft: Side cover decal is yellow/white

MT125
Model Year: 1976 Product Code: 361

Frame VIN: MT125-3000001~
Engine VIN: MT125E-3000001~

Color: Custom Silver Metallic / Blue / Black

Ft: Fuel tank is silver painted steel with blue top panel and black stripes
Ft: Side cover is black
Ft: Fenders are white color impregnated plastic

MT125R
Model Year: 1977 Product Code: 325

Frame VIN: MT125R2F-1081~
Engine VIN: MT125R2E-1081~

Color: Primer White

Ft. Fiberglas Fairing, Tank, Fender & Seat Cowl '77*'78
Ft. Mechanical Front Disc Brake with Leading Caliper
Ft. 123cc 2-Stroke Air-Cooled Single; 6-Speed '77*'78
Ms. Manufactured By Honda Racing Service Center (RSC)
Ms. Designed For Closed-Course, Competition Use (Road Racing)

MT125R
Model Year: 1978 Product Code: 325

Frame VIN: MT125R2F-1591~
Engine VIN: MT125R2E-1591~

Color: Primer White

Ch. Hydraulic Front Disc Brake with Trailing Caliper
Ch. Expansion Chamber Redesigned
Ch. Horsepower Increased From 26 To 28
Ms. Designed For Closed-Course, Competition Use (Road Racing)