Motorcycle Racing News 2010 Honda VFR1200F | Preview

2010 Honda VFR1200F | Preview

Optional Dual Clutch

American Honda Motor Company’s Motorcycle Division just announced the release of the much-anticipated 2010 Honda VFR1200F sport touring motorcycle. The brand new VFR1200F embodies the next generation of new motorcycle technology, resulting in unsurpassed rider benefits for those in search of a sporting motorcycle that truly transcends common bounds. Honda’s V-4 heritage has been re-invented in astonishingly innovative form through the fusion of advanced technology to craft a futuristic sport touring motorcycle created for the sheer joy of riding, custom tailored for experienced hands who ride hard, ride long, ride far and ride often.

Just a few of the incredible features and benefits found in the Honda VFR1200F motorcycle include Honda MotoGP engine technology and architecture; a light and compact 1237cc liquid-cooled 76-degree V-4 that pumps out amazing levels of power; Throttle By Wire for next-generation throttle response; lightweight and compact Unicam(r) valvetrain allows for significantly smaller cylinder heads; optional Dual Clutch Automatic Transmission with three modes and paddle-style shifters; Honda cam-assisted slipper clutch in the manual-shift VFR1200F; GP technology layer-concept aero fairing for unrivaled air management and futuristic style; next-generation shaft drive system with offset pivot point and sliding constant-velocity joint for a new level of shaft-drive performance and control.

“This is one of the most exciting motorcycles in Honda’s history,” said Powersports Press Manager Bill Savino. “The Honda VFR1200F establishes a whole new definition of performance motorcycling, one that taps into Honda’s rich V-4 VFR heritage and extends it into the future of Honda motorcycling. The new technology within this motorcycle is flat-out amazing and it all works together in a manner that takes the VFR1200F strides forward in how a high-end machine looks, works and feels. This is a sport motorcycle that will leave you smiling and ready for more even after you’ve been riding for hours on end.”

The 2010 Honda VFR1200F will be available at Honda dealers in Spring of 2010. 

2010 VFR1200F Specs


Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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