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Honda VF1100C

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Honda VF1100C
Manufacturer Honda
Also called Magna
Production 83-86
Engine 65 cu. in., liquid-cooled, 1098cc, 90° V-4, DOHC
Horse Power 116 hp
Sparkplug DPR8EA-9 '83-86
Battery YB18-A '83-86
Transmission Five-speed plus overdrive sixth
Front Tire 110/90-18 '83-86
Rear Tire 140/90-16 '83-86
Wheelbase 1575mm (62 in.)
Seat height 798mm (31.4 in)
Weight 246 kg (542.3 lb)
Fuel capacity 17 liters(4.5 gal.)
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The Honda VF1100C is a motorcycle produced by Honda from 1983 to 1986 and more commonly known as the V65 Magna.

Intro

The Honda V65 Magna was one of the bikes that started the "muscle" cruiser bike category, very few bikes can compete in the amount of raw power produced. It is a water cooled 1100cc V4 engine with 116hp and 72ftlb of torque, shaft driven 6 speed transmission, anti-dive front suspension with air adjust, the rear suspension infinite steping for compression/rebound/dampening, the shaft drive is quiet/clean and maintenance virtually maintenance free, handlebars are adjustable up and down as well as forward and back, self canceling turn signals and hydraulic clutch. It was quite similar to the V65 Sabre.

1983

1983 Honda VF1100C Magna V65
1983 Honda VF1100C Magna V65
1983 Honda VF1100C Magna V65
1983 Honda Magna V65 in Maroon
1983 Honda Magna V65 in Maroon
1983 Honda Magna V65 in Maroon
1983 Honda Magna V65 in Maroon
1983 Honda Magna V65 in Maroon
1983 Honda Magna V65 in Maroon
1983 Honda Magna V65 in Maroon
1983 Honda Magna V65 in Maroon



The VF1100C'83 V65 Magna was sold in 1983 in one of two colors: Pearl Siren Blue or Candy Maroon. The cast wheels had a star-shaped design. The headlight shell, instruments, and front fender were chrome. The speedometer numbers were in increments of 10 ending with "0" (e.g., 30, 40, 50, 60, etc.). The bike had a fiber optics integrated lock anti-theft system.

  • Suspension: Custom rear shocks with adjustable damping
  • Tank: Special dual fuel tank design
  • Drive: Shaft
  • Brakes: TRAC™ anti-dive control system
  • The serial number began JH2SC120*DM000029

1984


The VF1100C'84 V65 Magna was sold in 1984 in one of two colors: Black or Candy Andromeda Red. The cast wheels had a straight spoke design. The headlight shell, instruments, and front fender were chrome. The speedometer numbers were in increments of 10 ending with "0" (e.g., 30, 40, 50, 60, etc.). The bike had a fiber optics integrated lock anti-theft system.

  • Clutch: Hydraulic one-way limited-slip clutch
  • Drive: Shaft
  • The serial number began JH2SC120*EA100001.

1985

1985 Honda VF1100C Magna V65
1985 Honda V65 Magna (VF1100C) in Black
1985 Honda V65 Magna (VF1100C) in Black
1985 Honda V65 Magna (VF1100C) in Black
1985 Honda V65 Magna (VF1100C) in Black
1985 Honda Magna V65 (VF1100C) in Black
1985 Honda Magna V65 (VF1100C) in Black
1985 Honda Magna V65 (VF1100C) in Black
1985 Honda Magna V65 (VF1100C) in Black



The VF1100C'85 V65 Magna was sold in 1985 in one of two colors: Black or Pearl Vintage Red. The headlight shell, instruments, and front fender were chrome. The speedometer numbers were in increments of 10 ending with "5" (e.g., 35, 45, 55, 65, etc.). The control levers had screw-type adjusters. The turnsignal switch was a push-to-cancel type. The bike had a fiber optics integrated lock anti-theft system. The engine was a 1098cc DOHC 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began JH2SC120*DM000001.

1986

1986 Honda VF1100C Magna V65
1986 Honda VF1100C in Red
1986 Honda VF1100C in Red
1986 Honda VF1100C in Red
1986 Honda VF1100C in Red
1986 Honda V65 in Red
1986 Honda V65 in Red
1986 Honda V65 in Red
1986 Honda V65 in Red
1986 Honda V65 in Red
1986 Honda V65 in Red



The VF1100C'86 V65 Magna was sold in 198 in one of two colors: Black and Candy Glory Red. The California model had the designation VF1100CL'86. The headlight shell, instruments, and front fender were chrome. The control levers had screw-type adjusters. The turnsignal switch was a push-to-cancel type. The speedometer numbers were in increments of 10 ending with "5 (e.g., 35, 45, 55, 65, etc.). The fiber optics integrated lock anti-theft system was deleted. The engine side cases were polished. The side stand was chrome plated. The front and rear brake discs had inner cut-outs. The engine was a 1098cc DOHC 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began JH2SC120*DM000001.


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