Honda VF 1000 R

Honda VF 1000 R

First released in 1984, the Honda VF 1000 R came with numerous attractive features, such as the electronic starter system or the chain final drive.

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Model year
1984
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Make
Honda
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Engine Power
121.14 HP (89.1 kW) @ 10500 rpm
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Top Speed
144.16 mph

Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

  • Engine type:
    4 cylinders, 4-stroke, V4
  • Displacement:
    998 cc (60.98 cubic inches)
  • Bore × stroke:
    3.03 inch × 2.11 inch (oversquare - shortstroke)
  • Cooling system:
    Water cooled
  • Power:
    121.14 HP (89.1 kW) @ 10500 rpm
  • Throttle:
    Cable operated
  • Valves
    Valve train:
    DOHC, variable
    Valves per cylinder:
    4
  • Fuel and ignition
    Sparks per cylinder:
    1
    Fuel supply system:
    Carburetor
    Ignition type:
    TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
    Funnel diameter:
    1.42 inch
  • Compression:
    11:1
  • Engine mounting:
    Transverse
  • Lubrication system:
    Wet sump
  • Gear box:
    Manual 5-speed
  • Clutch:
    Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
  • Final drive:
    Chain
  • Spark plug pipe type:
    NGK, DPR 9EA-9
  • Motor oil:
    Semi-Synthetic, 10W/40
  • Starter:
    Electric

Dimensions

  • Weight
    Curb weight:
    599.7 lbs
    Dry weight:
    542.3 lbs

Chassis and suspension

  • Front
    Suspension:
    Cartridge
    Brake:
    Twin Disk
    Tire:
    120 / 80 R16
    Tire pressure:
    0.17 PSI
  • Rear
    Suspension:
    mono shock, Swingarm
    Brake:
    Disk
    Tire:
    140 / 80 R17
    Tire pressure:
    0.2 PSI
  • Frame type:
    steel, twin spar

Other

  • ABS available:
    No
  • Power-to-weight ratio:
    0.33 KW/lbs (3.05 lbs/HP)
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph):
    4.2 sec
  • Top speed:
    144.16 mph
  • Fuel capacity:
    6.6 gals
  • Number of riders:
    2 persons

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