Honda VF400 Magna V40 (1984-87)

The Honda VF700C Super Magna was a 42.6 cubic inch V-four cylinder motorcycle produced from 1984-87. The liquid cooled engine had four valves per cylinder with a compression ratio of 10.5:1 and was equipped with a 5-speed transmission and a wet plate clutch. It had a maximum power of 81 horsepower at 10,000 RPM and a maximum torque of 62 Nm at 8,500 RPM. The front suspension consisted of 37mm air adjustable forks with 129mm of travel, while the rear was equipped with dual shocks that were spring preload adjustable with 100mm of travel. The braking system included two discs in the front and a single disc in the rear. The bike had a wet weight of 240 kg and a fuel capacity of 14 litres, with an average consumption of 45.6 miles per gallon. It had a standing quarter-mile time of 12.6 seconds and could reach a top speed of 106 miles per hour.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda VF700C Super Magna

Year: 1984-87

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degreesV-four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 699 cc / 42.6 cu-in
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Bore x Stroke: 70 x 45.4 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Induction: 4x 32mm Keihin
Ignition: Transistorized
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 81 hp / 59. kW @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque: 62 Nm / 6.2 kgf-m 44.8 lb-ft @ 8500 rpm
Clutch: Wet plate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Front Suspension: 37mm Air adjustable forks
Front Wheel Travel: 129 mm / 5.0 in

Rear Suspension: Dual shocks, spring preload adjustable
Rear Wheel Travel: 100 mm / 3.9 in
Front Brakes: 2x discs
Rear Brakes: Single disc
Front Tyre: 110/90-18
Rear Tyre: 130/90-16
Wet-Weight: 240 kg / 529 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres / 4.3 US gal
Consumption Average: 45.6 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.6 sec / 106 mph

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