Honda VF1000F (Interceptor, VF1000F2): review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1984-1986

Related: Honda VF1000R

Models
Honda VF1000F (Interceptor)

1984-1986

(USA, Europe)

Honda VF1000F2

1985-1986

(Europe)

Honda VF1000F (Interceptor)
Honda VF1000F2

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1984 USA, Europe Name: Honda VF1000F (Interceptor - USA)

Code: VF1000FE

1985 Europe Name: Honda VF1000F; Honda VF1000F2

Code: VF1000FF; VF1000F2F

1986 Europe Name: Honda VF1000F; Honda VF1000F2

Code: VF1000FG; VF1000F2G

Specifications

Honda VF1000F / VF1000F2: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2210 mm / 87,0 in – VF1000F

2270 mm / 89,4 in – VF1000F2

Overall width 765 mm / 30,1 in
Overall height 1250 mm / 49,2 in – VF1000F

1275 mm / 50,2 in – VF1000F2

Wheelbase 1505 mm / 59,2 in – VF1000F

1550 mm / 61,0 in – VF1000F2

Ground clearance 135 mm / 5,3 in – VF1000F

145 mm / 5,7 in – VF1000F2

Seat height 820 mm / 32,3 in – VF1000F

815 mm / 32,1 in – VF1000F2

Dry weight 233 kg / 514 lbs – VF1000F

245 kg / 540 lbs – VF1000F2

Curb (wet) weight 258 kg / 570 lbs – VF1000F

271 kg / 597 lbs – VF1000F2

FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm air-assist telescopic fork (adjustable rebound damping) with Anti-dive system (TRAC), 155 mm / 6,1 in – VF1000F

41 mm air-assist telescopic fork (adjustable rebound damping) with Anti-dive system (TRAC), 140 mm / 5,5 in – VF1000F2

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Pro-Link with air-assist mono-shock (adjustable rebound damping), 120 mm / 4,7 in
Front tire size 120/80 V16 – VF1000F

100/90 V18 – VF1000F2

Rear tire size 140/80 V17
Front brake Double disc, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 23,0 l / 6,1 US gal (reserve – 3,5 l) – VF1000F

23,0 l / 6,1 US gal (reserve – 4,0 l) – VF1000F2

Trail 98 mm / 3,9 in – VF1000F

116 mm / 4,6 in – VF1000F2

Fuel economy 6,7 l / 100 km (35 mpg)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders V 90°
Bore & Stroke 77,0 x 53,6 mm
Displacement 998 cm³ (60,5 cu in)
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 116,0 hp (85,3 kW) / 10000 rpm – full-power models
Max. torque 88,0 Nm (9,0 kgf*m) / 7500 rpm – VF1000F (full-power models)

89,0 Nm (9,1 kgf*m) / 8000 rpm – VF1000F2 (full-power models)

0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) 3,8 sec
Top speed 232 km/h (144 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin VD 36 mm
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, hydraulic operated
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.971 – VF1000F

1.888 – VF1000F2

Final reduction 2.529
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.733

1.894

1.500

1.240

1.037

ELECTRICAL Ignition Fully transistorized
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator 350W at 5000 rpm – VF1000F

Three-phase A.C. Generator 360W at 5000 rpm – VF1000F2

Battery capacity 12V-16Ah

Images

Honda VF1000F / VF1000F2: images, gallery.

Honda VF1000F (Interceptor)
Honda VF1000F (Interceptor)
Honda VF1000F2
Honda VF1000F2

Videos

Honda VF1000F / VF1000F2: video.

1984 VF1000F
VF1000F-II

Manuals

Honda VF1000F / VF1000F2: manuals, parts, microfiches.