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Honda VFR 1200 X Crosstourer

tourers such as the BMW R 1200 GS and the VFR 1200 X Crosstourer need to be comfortable on-road and off, and have provision for luggage. fulfil these criteria aplomb. But, how do they

Although the Honda has more it is also heavier than the GS, but the feel and ability to soak up and winding roads are very One thing the VFR doesn’t have is the torque reaction from the boxer engine of the BMW.

We can compare some details another Honda, the recently NC700. This bike is biased towards commuting touring. The parallel-twin NC has a mass of 214 kg and a low of gravity, while the VFR makes do a conventional high-mounted fuel a V4 engine, high-ish seat of 850 mm and a mass of 275 kg.

Of course, the elevated stance provide long-travel, compliant even if the bike feels top-heavy than it should.

The is digital, but unfortunately the ribbon-style rev cannot be read unless the sun is you – a common problem with LCD You also have to stretch to the instrument cluster to toggle trip-computer information. A button on the would have been

The computer provides a fuel-consumption and temperature read-out. If it’s remember your gloves as grips are conspicuous in their

On the go, you don’t really need to 
the engine speed; the red line is at 8 400 r/min, it is unnecessary to go near there because 5 000 to 6 000 is sufficient for most purposes all that torque on tap. The pulls well from above 2 000 r/min and the gruff of the V4 is pleasant. Top gear can be snicked as low as 70 km/h and a flick of the wrist see satisfying acceleration.

At low engine speed, the rush of is accompanied by a gruff engine that’s more of a fun vibe an irritation. Now and then, a touch of vibes typical of four-cylinder can be felt but not enough to upset the of sophistication.

Traction control, detects and corrects wheel is standard; along with ABS it provides a package of safety so when playing with of power and only two small patches of rubber. Steel wheels are said to provide as well as more give on bumps than less alloy-spoked rims. There is no stand, which saves but this does mean when working on or servicing the you would probably need to up some portable support for the wheel to keep the bike

Note that a similar is available with an Adventure that includes a top box, main stand, cowl kit and a 12 V power outlet and heated

The VFR matches the R 1200 GS blow-for-blow. at R13 000 more than the German the Honda is overpriced.

Honda VFR 800 X
Honda VFR 800 X

Nicol Honda is very brave in on the mighty R 1200 GS


1 237 cm 3. V4, liquid-cooled, four-…

Power: 95 kW at 7 750

Torque: 126 N.m at 6 500 r/min

Transmission: shaft drive

Fuel 18,5 litres

Honda VFR 800 X
Honda VFR 800 X
Honda VFR 800 X
Honda VFR 800 X
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