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Honda VF 1000 F
Honda VF 1000 F

Honda VF1000

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The Honda VF1000 of motorcycles was manufactured by Honda and was between 1984 and 1988 . The is named after its V-4 998 cc Double cam 16 valve engine.



The first of Honda 1000 cc VF range, known as the Interceptor, was launched in the USA and Canada in 1984 .

The Interceptor had a 998cc 113 BHP 16 V-4 engine with double head chain driven The bike featured adjustable rear suspension with braced front forks, aluminium ComStar wheels (16 front, 17 inch rear), and an half fairing and lower with single rectangular Three discs comprised the system with dual and twin piston calipers at the and a single disc with piston calipers at the rear.

The was available in Blue/White/Red (Candy Blue with Shasta Black/Red/White (Candy Alamona Red Pearl Shell White) or The Honda and Interceptor striping the tank and side panels red or blue.

The 1000 Interceptor had the word in white on red across the side and VF1000F stenciled in white on the the V-FOUR graphic is outlined in red on the cowl, later the Interceptor is dropped and VF1000F appears in on red across the side panels.

In the Interceptor was launched as the FE model in and reported engine power was increased to Convert/hp . Features as Honda’s dive control (TRAC) and adjustable suspension still present with the change being the colour available in Red/White, Blue/White and the graphics are in red on a white background, the graphic is replaced with below the tank and the Honda graphic stretches across the fairing. The aluminium Comstars are now The VF1000F was discontinued in April

The evolution of the VF1000F(1) to the VF1000F2 in April 1985 with the (and subsequent rare FG) The styling of the bike changed new side panels and grab The Convert/LoffAoffDbSon front wheel was with an Convert/LoffAoffDbSon wheel and the was available in Silver/Blue or Silver/Red.

The tank graphic appears in and VF1000F is moved to the rear of the panel in black.

The VF1000FF was in Europe, Australia and Canada and was in August 1987.


In 1984 Honda introduced the in Europe. Its styling was a celebration of the racing heritage and the VF1000R was a for the technology Honda had developed on the

The super sports bike featured the same 998 cc V-4 engine in its section pipe frame but was the first VF1000 to have driven cams] that become a trademark of future V4 beginning with the VFR750 . The modifications increased the claimed of the V4 engine to Convert/bhp or 125bhp Release).

The RE colour scheme was Fighting Red Shasta White and Candy Blue. The bike had a red front fork legs, centre and seat. The upper fairing, tank, and 1000R stripe blue and the lower fairing was

Like the VF500 and VF750 the has the Honda wings on the tank.

The system remains unchanged the VF1000F but dual floating discs and racing style calipers on the ventilated rear enhance the braking. The Convert/LoffAoffDbSon and Convert/LoffAoffDbSon rear NS type ComStars came on quick-release holders, and other features as the endurance racer style headlights, adjustable clutch and brake levers, full racing fairing and solo cowl made the R very

Honda VF 1000 F
Honda VF 1000 F

The RE was discontinued in April 1985 to be by the VF1000RF. The bike was redesigned the twin headlights) to satisfy the market who had to wait a year the bike was sold in the USA. The RF was in the same colour scheme as the RE but revised decals.

In March the VF1000RG was introduced in the Rothmans colours with revised decals. This was discontinued in 1987. Six months later, in 1988, the VF1000RF was discontinued.

Following the release of the VF1000FF in . a fully faired version was and the VF1000F2(F) was launched in April

The powerful 1000 cc V-4 had been into two super sports and it was now time to show that the VF be a real sports tourer

The Convert/bhp F2 included the same changes we had seen in the VF1000FF but added a more aerodynamic fairing which covered of the engine, and changed the seat to improve comfort for rider and over long distances.

The scheme available was Silver or Red VF1000 in black and FII in red appearing the pillion seat to the rear of the panels on the silver model, the graphics on the red model all in white.

The F2 has the of the French 24 hour endurance Bol d’or across the top of the fairing the indicator, giving this VF Bol d’or nickname. An extra is included to assist cooling and is into the Wind tunnel fairing. The fairing, designed to rider comfort and reduce has a built in ventilation system and storage pockets.

The cockpit was too with a centrally mounted and coolant temperature gauge, new speedometer and tachometer with backgrounds. The twin headlights seen on the VF1000R are also on some models.

Suspension and braking specifications the same as the VF1000F/FE. Engine and modifications were carried from the development of the R and FF models, but the F2 had chain driven cams.

The was discontinued in May 1986 .

Honda VF 1000 F
Honda VF 1000 F
Honda VF 1000 F
Honda VF 1000 F


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