Honda VFR750R RC30: review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1987-1990

Successor: Honda RVF750R RC45

Model
Honda VFR750R (RC30)

1987-1990

(Japan, Europe, North America, Australia)

Honda VFR750R (RC30)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1987 Japan Name: Honda VFR750R

Code: VFR750RH

1988 Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand Name: Honda VFR750R

Code: VFR750RJ

1989 Europe, Canada, Australia Name: Honda VFR750R

Code: VFR750RK

1990 Europe, USA Name: Honda VFR750R

Code: VFR750RL

Specifications

Honda VFR750R (RC30): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2045 mm / 80,5 in

2085 mm / 82,1 in – Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Finland, Norway

Overall width 700 mm / 27,6 in
Overall height 1100 mm / 43,3 in
Wheelbase 1410 mm / 55,5 in
Ground clearance 130 mm / 5,1 in
Seat height 785 mm / 30,9 in
Dry weight 180 kg / 397 lbs – VFR750R (Japan)

185 kg / 408 lbs

Curb (wet) weight 201 kg / 443 lbs – VFR750R (Japan)

208 kg / 458 lbs

FRAME Type Backbone (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel 43 mm telescopic fork Showa (fully adjustable), 120 mm / 4,7 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Pro-Arm & Pro-Link with mono-shock (fully adjustable), 130 mm / 5,1 in
Front tire size 120/70-V17

120/70-VR17 – Switzerland

Rear tire size 170/60-VR18
Front brake Double disc, 310 mm, 4-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 220 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 18,0 l / 4,8 US gal (reserve – 3,5 l)
Trail 91 mm / 3,6 in
Fuel economy 5,74 l / 100 km (41 mpg)
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 11.0:1
Valve train Gear driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 77,0 hp (56,6 kW) / 9500 rpm – VFR750R (Japan)

112,0 hp (82,3 kW) / 11000 rpm

Max. torque 71,0 Nm (7,1 kgf*m) / 7000 rpm – VFR750R (Japan)

74,0 Nm (7,4 kgf*m) / 10500 rpm

0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) 3,5 sec
Top speed 249 km/h (155 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin 38 mm
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, hydraulic operated

Slipper clutch

Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.939
Final reduction 2.500
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.400

1.941

1.631

1.434

1.291

1.192

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI with computerized electronic advance
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator, 374W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-8Ah

Images

Honda VFR750R (RC30): images, gallery.

Honda VFR750R RC30
Honda VFR750R RC30
Honda VFR750R RC30

Videos

Honda VFR750R (RC30): video.

HONDA VFR750R full power RC30