Click to read: Honda VFR800 VTEC owners reviews, Honda VFR800 VTEC specs and to see the Honda VFR800 VTEC image gallery.It's taken a while to get round to it but Honda has finally come up with a solution to the issues affecting the VFR800's
of the 800s start around £4,500.This latest version takes the VFR back to its roots with radical new styling (thankfully the single-sided swingarm stays) and a complete chassis and engine makeover. There's also Honda's patented VTEC system in there too which
until 2001. Late in 2001 the VFR800 VTEC replaced it. It received a mixed reception.Owners loved the Fi model but the VTEC came with a version of variable valve timing which although simpler than the system used in cars is comparatively complex for a
of five years ago or so. But there's one thing spoiling the package for me: the VTEC motor. I can't get my head around it. Below 7000rpm only two valves per cylinder are working; above that all four kick in.The intention is to boost torque at low revs
that only 20 years of development and huge success can bring. It's back in the limelight after claimed improvements to the two-stage V-TEC valve operation which, in its original guise, was an ever-present irritation. We are now promised a smoother transition
be available in naked and semi-faired versions.The 399cc in-line four motor has been armed with variable valve technology, as seen on the VFR VTEC, with a view to boosting bottom and midrange power delivery, without sacrificing outright poke. Honda say
Click to read: Honda VFR800 owners reviews, Honda VFR800 specs and to see the Honda VFR800 image gallery.DID THE MIGHTY Honda make a bike that was worse than its predecessor? Some would say 'yes', citing the uneven power delivery as the VTEC extra
It's all very strange. Some argue the V4 is the perfect layout for a motorcycle powerplant. It's more compact and narrower than an inline four, it benefits from a shorter, stiffer camshaft and, with a 90-degree V-angle, it has perfect mechanical balance and therefore doesn't need...
Insurance has always been a dirty word in motorcycling. Spiralling annual premiums and the crippling cost of having your bike covered puts many riders off owning a high-performance machine altogether, so much so that many manufacturers are being forced to offer subsidised insuran...
-hards that inhabit this very site will testify, the VFR is one mighty fine machine that is probably (still) one of the best all rounders, er, around. It's downsides? That horrible stuttery transition of the VTEC system and a big lack of mid-range power compared
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