Honda VFR750F: review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1986-1997

Also called: Honda VFR750 Interceptor

Successor: Honda VFR800F

Models
Honda VFR750F

1986-1989

(Europe, Japan, North America, Australia)

Honda VFR750F

1990-1993

(Europe, Japan, North America, Australia)

Honda VFR750F

1994-1997

(Europe, Japan, North America, Australia)

Honda VFR750F (RC24, 1986-1989)
Honda VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)
Honda VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1986 Europe, Japan, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC24~

Code: VFR750FG

1987 Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC24~

Code: VFR750FH

1988 Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC24~

Code: VFR750FJ

1989 Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC24~

Code: VFR750FK

1990 Europe, Japan, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC36~

Code: VFR750FL

1991 Europe, Japan, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC36~

Code: VFR750FM

1992 Europe, Japan, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC36~

Code: VFR750FN

1993 Europe, Japan, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC36~

Code: VFR750FP

1994 Europe, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC36~

Code: VFR750FR

1995 Europe, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC36~

Code: VFR750FS

1996 Europe, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC36~

Code: VFR750FT

1997 Europe, North America, Australia Name: Honda VFR750F

Frame: RC36~

Code: VFR750FV

Specifications

Honda VFR750F: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2175 mm / 85,6 in – VFR750F (RC24)

2180 mm / 85,6 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

2125 mm / 83,7 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Overall width 730 mm / 28,7 in – VFR750F (RC24)

700 mm / 27,6 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

720 mm / 28,3 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Overall height 1170 mm / 46,1 in – VFR750F (RC24)

1185 mm / 46,7 in – VFR750F (RC36)

Wheelbase 1480 mm / 58,3 in – VFR750F (RC24)

1470 mm / 57,9 in – VFR750F (RC36)

Ground clearance 135 mm / 5,3 in – VFR750F (RC24)

140 mm / 5,1 in – VFR750F (RC36)

Seat height 795 mm / 31,3 in – VFR750F (RC24)

800 mm / 31,5 in – VFR750F (RC36)

Dry weight 199 kg / 438 lbs – VFR750F (RC24)

216 kg / 476 lbs – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

211 kg / 465 lbs – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Curb (wet) weight 222 kg / 489 lbs – VFR750F (RC24)

240 kg / 529 lbs – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

237 kg / 523 lbs – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

FRAME Type Diamond (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel 37 mm telescopic fork (with anti-dive system), 140 mm / 5,5 in – VFR750F (RC24, 1986-1987)

41 mm telescopic fork (with anti-dive system), 140 mm / 5,5 in – VFR750F (RC24, 1988-1989)

41 mm telescopic fork, 140 mm / 5,5 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

41 mm telescopic fork (adjustable spring pre-load), 130 mm / 5,1 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load), 105 mm / 4,1 in – VFR750F (RC24, 1986-1987)

Swingarm Pro-Arm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load ), 130 mm / 5,1 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

Swingarm Pro-Arm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load, rebound damping ), 130 mm / 5,1 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Front tire size 110/90-V16 – VFR750F (RC24, 1986-1987)

110/80-V17 – VFR750F (RC24, 1988-1989)

120/70-VR17/ZR17 – VFR750F (RC36)

Rear tire size 130/80-V18 – VFR750F (RC24, 1986-1987)

140/80-V17 – VFR750F (RC24, 1988-1989)

170/60-VR17/ZR17 – VFR750F (RC36)

Front brake Double disc, 276 mm, 2-piston calipers – VFR750F (RC24, 1986-1987)

Double disc, 296 mm, 2-piston calipers – VFR750F (RC24, 1988-1989, RC36)

Rear brake Single disc, 256 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 20,0 l / 5,3 US gal – VFR750F (RC24)

19,0 l / 5,0 US gal – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

21,0 l / 5,5 US gal – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Trail 108 mm / 4,2 in – VFR750F (RC24)

100 mm / 3,9 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

99 mm / 3,9 in – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Fuel economy 4,8-7,9 l / 100 km (tested)
ENGINE Type Water 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 – VFR750F (RC24)

11.0:1 – VFR750F (RC36)

Valve train Gear driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 105,0 hp (77,0 kW) / 11500 rpm – max. power for RC24

100,0 hp (74,0 kW) / 10000 rpm – max. power for RC36

77,0 hp (57,0 kW) / 9500 rpm – VFR750F (Japan)

Max. torque 70,5 Nm (7,2 kg*m) / 8500 rpm – max. torque for RC24 (1986-1987)

74,0 Nm (7,5 kg*m) / 9000 rpm – max. torque for RC24 (1988-1989)

73,0 Nm (7,4 kg*m) / 9500 rpm – max. torque for RC36 (1990-1993)

73,0 Nm (7,4 kg*m) / 8000 rpm – max. torque for RC36 (1994-1997)

64,0 Nm (6,5 kg*m) / 7500 rpm – VFR750F (Japan)

0 to 100 km/h 3,4-3,7 sec
Top speed 233-240 km/h (145-149 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin 34,5 mm (VD B0B) – VFR750F (RC24)

Carburetor, 4x Keihin 36 mm (VD JBA, VD JJA) – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)

Carburetor, 4x Keihin 34 mm (VP34A) – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.939
Final reduction 2.812 – RC24

2.687 – RC36

Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.846

2.062

1.631

1.333

1.153

1.035

ELECTRICAL Ignition Full transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 350W – VFR750F (RC24, 1986-1987)

Three-phase AC, 335W – VFR750F (RC24, 1988-1989)

Three-phase AC, 374W – VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1990)

Three-phase AC, 370W – VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Battery capacity 12V-12Ah – RC24

12V-10Ah – RC36

Images

Honda VFR750F: images, gallery.

Honda VFR750F (RC24)
Honda VFR750F (RC36, 1990-1993)
Honda VFR750F (RC36, 1994-1997)

Videos

Honda VFR750F: video.

1994 - 1997 Honda VFR750 Review

Manuals

Honda VFR750F: manuals, parts, microfiches.