Honda VF750S Sabre: review, history, specs

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Honda VF750
Manufacturer
Also called VF750S V45 Sabre
Production 1982 - 1984
Class Cruiser
Engine
V4, four-stroke, 16v DOHC
Bore / Stroke 70.0mm x 48.6mm
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Top Speed 109 mph (175 km/h)
Horsepower 76.57 HP (57.1 KW) @ 9000RPM
Torque 47.94 ft/lbs (65.0 Nm) @ 7250RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition digital
Spark Plug NGK DPR8EA-9 '82-83
Battery YUASA YB14L-A2 '82-83
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: wet, multiplate clutch
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: 41mm cartridge fork; 5.9-inch travel
Rear: dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.9-inch travel
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 120/80-17
Rear Tire 150/80-15
Wheelbase 65.0 inches (1651 mm)
Length 92.99 inches (2362 mm)
Width 31.5 inches (800 mm)
Seat Height 27.99 inches (711 mm)
Weight 505.08 pounds (229.1 Kg) (dry), 244.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.6 Gallon (13.62 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 6.19 liters/100 km (16.2 km/l or 38.00 mpg)
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The Honda VF750 Sabre was a v2, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Honda between 1982 and 2004. It could reach a top speed of 109 mph (175 km/h). Max torque was 47.94 ft/lbs (65.0 Nm) @ 7250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 76.57 HP (57.1 KW) @ 9000 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled V4, four-stroke. A 70.0mm bore x 48.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 748.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet, multiplate clutch.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 120/80-17 front tire and a 150/80-15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a 41mm cartridge fork; 5.9-inch travel while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.9-inch travel. The VF750 Magna was fitted with a 3.6 Gallon (13.62 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 505.08 pounds (229.1 Kg). The wheelbase was 65.0 inches (1651 mm) long.

The Honda VF750S is a motorcycle produced by Honda from 1982 to 1983.

Intro[edit]

This is the bike that formed the foundation for Honda's line of interceptors. In 1983 it's engine was used a basis for the VF750F, which changed the world of sport motorcycles. Its engine was also used in the VF750C V45 Magna.

1982[edit]

1982 Honda VF750
1982 Honda VF750



The VF750S'82 V45 Sabre was sold in 1982 in one of two colors: Black or Candy Bourgogne Red. The front fender and exhaust system were chrome. The air cleaner cover had a silver "V-FOUR" decal. The speedometer had a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The front disc brake grooves were straight. The engine was a 748cc 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive. The serial number began JH2RC070*CM000025.

1983[edit]

1983 Honda VF750



1983 VF750S'83 V45 Sabre

  • Available colors: Black or Candy Wineberry Red.
  • The air cleaner cover "V4" decal was black with a white outline.
  • The speedometer had a 150 mph (240 kph) limit.
  • The front disc brake grooves were curved.
  • The front fender and exhaust system were chrome.
  • Engine: 748cc 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 DOHC
  • Transmission: Five-speed plus overdrive sixth transmission
  • Drive: Shaft
  • Brakes: Dual front disc brakes with twin piston calipers and TRAC™ anti-dive control system
  • Rear suspension: Air-adjustable Pro-Link™
  • Front forks: Air-adjustable
  • Clutch: Hydraulic
  • Handlebars: Adjustable
  • Wheelbase: 1570mm (61.8 in.)
  • Seat height: 790mm (31.1 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 18 liters (4.8 gal.) including 4 liter (1.1 gal) reserve
  • Dry weight: 225 kg (496 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2RC070*DM100006.

1984[edit]

1984 Honda VF750



1984 VF750S'84 V45 Sabre

  • Engine: 748cc 4-valve 90° liquid-cooled V-4 DOHC
  • Transmission: Five-speed plus overdrive sixth transmission
  • Clutch: Hydraulic one-way limited-slip clutch
  • Drive: Shaft
  • Brakes: Dual front disc brakes with twin piston calipers and TRAC™ anti-dive control system
  • Rear suspension: Air-adjustable Pro-Link™
  • Front forks: Air-adjustable
  • Clutch: Hydraulic
  • Handlebars: Adjustable
  • Wheelbase: 1570mm (61.8 in.)
  • Seat height: 790mm (31.1 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 18 liters (4.8 gal.) including 4 liter (1.1 gal) reserve
  • Dry weight: 225 kg (496 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2RC070*EM100006.




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