Honda VF750 Magna: review, history, specs


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Class: cruiser

Production: 1982-2003

Also called: Honda Magna 750, Honda VF750C

Models
Honda VF750 Magna

1982-1986

(Europe, North America, Japan)

Honda Magna V45

1987-1992

(Europe, North America, Japan)

Honda Magna

1993-2003

(Europe, North America, Japan)

Honda VF750 Magna (1982-1986)
Honda Magna V45 (1987-1992)
Honda Magna 750 (1993-2003)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1982 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda VF750 Magna

Code: VF750CC

1983 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda VF750 Magna

Code: VF750C

1984 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda VF750 Magna

Code: VF750CE

1985 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda VF750 Magna

Code: VF750CF

1986 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda VF750 Magna

Code: VF750CG

1987 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna V45

Code: VF750CH

1988 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna V45

Code: VF750CJ

1993 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750CP

1994 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750CR

1995 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750CS

1996 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750CT

1997 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750CV

1998 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750CW

1999 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750CX

2000 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750CY

2001 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750C1

2002 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750C2

2003 Europe, North America, Japan Name: Honda Magna

Code: VF750C3

Specifications

Honda Magna 750: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2235 mm / 88,0 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

2385 mm / 93,9 in – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

2365 mm / 93,1 in – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Overall width 815 mm / 32,1 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

810 mm / 31,9 in – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

850 mm / 33,5 in – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Overall height 1195 mm / 47,0 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

1155 mm / 45,5 in – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

1135 mm / 44,7 in – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Wheelbase 1540 mm / 60,6 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

1660 mm / 65,3 in – Magna 750 (1987-2003)

Ground clearance 165 mm / 6,5 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

150 mm / 5,9 in – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

155 mm / 6,1 in – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Seat height 725 mm / 28,5 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

695 mm / 27,4 in – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

710 mm / 27,9 in – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 242 kg / 533 lbs – Magna 750 (1982-1992)

245 kg / 540 lbs – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork with Anti-dive system, 140 mm / 5,5 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

Telescopic fork 39 mm – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

Telescopic fork cartridge 41 mm, 150 mm / 5,9 in – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with twin-shock, 99 mm / 3,9 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

Swingarm with twin-shock – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

Swingarm with twin-shock (adjustable spring pre-load), 99 mm / 3,9 in – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Front tire size 110/90-18 61H – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

100/90-19 57H – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

120/80-17 61V – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Rear tire size 130/90-16 67H – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

150/80-15 70H – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

150/80-15 M/C 70V – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Front brake Double disc, 275 mm, 2-piston calipers – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

Single disc, 2-piston caliper – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

Single disc, 315 mm, 2-piston caliper – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Rear brake Drum
Fuel capacity 14,0 l / 3,7 US gal – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

13,0 l / 3,4 US gal – Magna 750 (1987-2003)

Trail 105 mm / 4,1 in – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

152 mm / 6,0 in – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

137 mm / 5,4 in – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Fuel economy 2,63 l / 100 km (60 km/h) – Magna 750 (1982-1992)

4,25 l / 100 km (60 km/h) – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders V 90°
Bore & Stroke 70,0 x 48,6 mm
Displacement 748 cm³ (45,6 cu in)
Compression ratio 10.5:1 – Magna 750 (1982-1986), Magna 750 (1993-2003)

10.2:1 – Magna 750 (1987-1992)

Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 72 hp (53,0 kW) / 9500 rpm – Magna 750 (1982-1986), Japan

77 hp (56,6 kW) / 9000 rpm – Magna 750 (1987-1992), Japan

75 hp (55,2 kW) / 9000 rpm – Magna 750 (1993-2003), Japan

Max. torque 60 Nm (6,1 kgf*m) / 7500 rpm – Magna 750 (1982-1986), Japan

65 Nm (6,6 kgf*m) / 7000 rpm – Magna 750 (1993-2003), Japan

0 to 100 km/h 4,3 sec
Top speed 196 km/h (122 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CV 32 mm – Magna 750 (1982-1992)

Carburetor, 4x Keihin CV 34 mm – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate

Hydraulic operated – Magna 750 (1982-1992)

Cable operated – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Transmission 6-speed – Magna 750 (1982-1992)

5-speed – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Final drive Shaft – Magna 750 (1982-1992)

Chain – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Primary reduction 1.187 – Magna 750 (1982-1992)

1.939 – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Final reduction
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI (overdrive)


2.294 – Magna 750 (1982-1992); 2.846 – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

1.619 – Magna 750 (1982-1992); 1.882 – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

1.291 – Magna 750 (1982-1992); 1.450 – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

1.074 – Magna 750 (1982-1992); 1.227 – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

0.896 – Magna 750 (1982-1992); 1.035 – Magna 750 (1993-2003)

0.750 – Magna 750 (1982-1992)

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

Fully transistorized – Magna 750 (1987-2003)

Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator 300W at 5000 rpm – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

Three-phase A.C. Generator 345W at 5000 rpm – Magna 750 (1987-2003)

Battery capacity 12V-14Ah – Magna 750 (1982-1986)

12V-12Ah – Magna 750 (1987-2003)

Images

Honda Magna 750: images, gallery.

Honda VF750 Magna (1982-1986)
Honda VF750 Magna (1982-1986)
Honda VF750 Magna (1982-1986)
Honda Magna V45 (Super Magna) 1987-1992
Honda Magna V45 (Super Magna) 1987-1992
Honda Magna V45 (Super Magna) 1987-1992
Honda Magna 750 (1993-2003)
Honda Magna 750 (1993-2003)
Honda Magna 750 (1993-2003)

Videos

Honda Magna 750: video.

1994 HONDA VF750 MAGNA 750

Manuals

Honda Magna 750: manuals, parts, microfiches.