Honda VF1000R: review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1984-1986

Related: Honda VF1000F

Models
Honda VF1000R

1984-1986

(Europe, USA – from 1986)

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Honda VF1000R

1985

(USA)

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Honda VF1000R 1984-1986 (Europe, USA - from 1986)
Honda VF1000R 1985 (USA)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1984 Europe Name: Honda VF1000R

Code: VF1000RE

1985 USA, Europe Name: Honda VF1000R

Code: VF1000RF

1986 USA, Europe Name: Honda VF1000R

Code: VF1000RG

Specifications

Honda VF1000R: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2170 mm / 85,4 in
Overall width 730 mm / 28,7 in
Overall height 1200 mm / 47,2 in
Wheelbase 1505 mm / 59,2 in
Ground clearance 135 mm / 5,3 in
Seat height 810 mm / 31,9 in
Dry weight 249 kg / 549 lbs

244 kg / 538 lbs – VF1000R (from 1985)

Curb (wet) weight
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
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
Rear tire size 140/80 V17
Front brake Double disc, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 25,0 l / 6,6 US gal (reserve – 4,5 l) – VF1000R (Europe)

23,5 l / 6,2 US gal (reserve – 4,5 l) – VF1000R (USA)

Trail 98 mm / 3,9 in
Fuel economy 6,9 l / 100 km (34 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 11.0:1

10.7:1 – VF1000R (from 1985)

Valve train Gear driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 122,0 hp (89,7 kW) / 10000 rpm – full-power models
Max. torque 92,0 Nm (9,4 kgf*m) / 8000 rpm – full-power models
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) 3,4 sec
Top speed 249 km/h (155 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
Final reduction 2.529
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.733

1.882

1.500

1.240

1.037

ELECTRICAL Ignition Fully transistorized
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator 360W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-16Ah

Images

Honda VF1000R: images, gallery.

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Videos

Honda VF1000R: video.

VF1000R (1984)

Manuals

Honda VF1000R: manuals, parts, microfiches.