Honda VF500F (1984)

The Honda VF500F is a motorcycle model that was released in 1984. Its engine is a four stroke, 90 degrees V-four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder with a capacity of 498 cc. The compression ratio of this motorcycle is 11.0:1, and its cooling system is liquid cooled. The bike also has a 6-speed transmission, with a maximum power of 70 hp at 11500 rpm and a maximum torque of 43 Nm at 10500 rpm. The clutch is a multiple plate coil springs type and the final drive is accomplished through a chain. The VF500F has a double cradle frame, air assisted 37mm forks at the front, and pro-link air assisted 4-way adjustable rebound damping at the rear. The front and rear brakes are 2x 255mm discs 2 piston calipers and a single 255mm disc 1 piston caliper, respectively. Its front and rear tyres are 100/90-16 and 110/90-18 respectively. The length, width, and height of the VF500F are 2070 mm, 760 mm, and 1175 mm, respectively, with a wheelbase of 1420mm, and a seat height of 800mm. Its dry weight is 185 kg and wet weight is 20 kg. The fuel capacity of the motorcycle is 17 litres. The standing 1/4 mile acceleration time is 12.6 seconds at 102 mph, and the top speed is 128 mph.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda VF 500F Interceptor

Year: 1984

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degreesV-four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 498 cc / 30.3 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 60.4 x 44 mm
Compression Ratio: 11.0:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Induction: 4x 32 mm CV
Ignition: Transistorized
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 70 hp / 51 kW @ 11500 rpm
Max Torque: 43 Nm / 4.2 kgf-m @ 10500 rpm
Clutch: Multiple plate coil springs
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Double cradle
Front Suspension: Air assisted 37mm forks

Front Wheel Travel: 140 mm / 5.5 in
Rear Suspension: Pro-link air assisted 4-way adjustable rebound damping
Rear Wheel Travel: 115 mm / 4.5 in
Front Brakes: 2x 255mm discs 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 255mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 100/90-16
Rear Tyre: 110/90-18
Dimensions: Length 2070 mm / 81.5 in Width 760 mm / 29.9 in Height 1175 mm / 46.3 in
Wheelbase: 1420 mm / 55.9 in
Seat Height: 800 mm / 31.5 in
Dry Weight: 185 kg / 407 lbs
Wet Weight: 20 kg / 454 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 liters / 4.5 US gal
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.6 sec / 102 mph
Top Speed: 128 mph

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