Honda VFR1200F (2010 model)
Honda VFR1200F - DCT vs standard
2010 VFR1200F with DCT


Radical doesn’t begin to describe the all-new 2010 VFR1200F. After they took it for their inaugural spin Cycle World called it “revolutionary.” And while that certainly describes this incredible new machine, it doesn’t begin to do it justice. The list of innovative technology is endless: the layered, MotoGP-inspired bodywork that’s literally fused in seamless perfection for optimal aerodynamics. An all-new, super-compact Unicam® design 1237cc V4 engine, fueled by Honda’s first-ever Throttle By Wire system. Combined Braking with standard ABS. But perhaps most striking of all is the game-changing Honda Dual-Clutch automatic Transmission: Six speeds, two clutches, and your choice of changing gears with a pair of F1-style paddle shifters or letting the bike shift itself. It’s a feature that has completely blown away even the most cynical magazine test rider. And if you prefer, there’s also a second version of the VFR1200F equipped with a conventional six-speed gearbox and a slipper clutch.

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Feature Specifications
Engine Type: 1237cc liquid-cooled 76° V-4
Bore And Stroke: 81mm x 60mm
Induction: Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with automatic enrichment circuit, 44mm throttle bodies and 12-hole injectors
Ignition: Digital transistorized with electronic advance
Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
Valve Train: SOHC; four valves per cylinder
Transmission: Six speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Front Suspension: 43mm cartridge fork with spring-preload adjustability; 4.7 inches travel
Rear Suspension: Pro Arm single-side swingarm with Pro-Link® single gas-charged shock with remote spring-preload adjustability and rebound-damping adjustability; 5.1 inches travel
Front Brake: Dual full-floating 320mm discs with CBS six-piston calipers with ABS
Rear Brake: Single 276mm disc with CBS two-piston caliper with ABS
Front Tires: 120/70 ZR-17 radial
Rear Tires 190/55 ZR-17 radial
Curb Weight: 591 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel—ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity: 4.9 gallons