|Bore × Stroke (mm)||72 x 48 mm|
|Carburation||PGM-FI electronic fuel injection|
|Compression Ratio||11.8 : 1|
|Engine Displacement (cc)||782|
|Engine Type (cm³)||Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC 90° V4|
|Max. Power Output||77.9 kW/10250 rpm|
|Max. Torque||75.1 Nm/8500 rpm|
|Oil Capacity (Litres)||3.8L|
The legendary VFR800F was completely updated for 2014 with a sharp, contemporary looks, a brand new telescopic fork, Pro-arm swingarm, wheels and bodywork. Plus, adjustable seat height, standard-fit Traction Control System, ABS, heated grips and Honda’s unique self-cancelling indicators. It also shed 7kg compared to the previous model, with the engine re-tuned for greater low and mid-range torque. For 2017 a new silver colour is available, a DC charger socket added and the engine is EURO4 compliant.
The V4 engine configuration is a special one for Honda, going back nearly 40 years. A complex, yet compact unit, it has a unique power delivery and a soul all its own. Honda’s current RC213V MotoGP machine uses a V4, as does the flagship sport-touring VFR1200F. It’s a powerplant woven tightly into Honda’s engineering DNA.
And nowhere has the V4 engine been more at home than in the legendary VFR800F series – a truly all-round motorcycle that’s always done sport as well as it tours, and all areas in between, with or without a pillion. It has inspired huge loyalty among owners over the last two decades and it’s estimated there are still 75,000 VFRs in regular use across Europe.
The legion of VFR800F fans know exactly what they like about their bike, what they’d like more – and less – of in a new model. With such an important model Honda has listened intently to customers’ views; in essence they want a high-quality motorcycle with strong low and mid-range torque, light and slim but just as capable and adaptable, with a return to the evocative look and feel of VFRs of the past.RO4 compliant.