Honda VF750S (1982-83)

The Honda VF 750S Sabre was a motorcycle produced in 1982 and 1983. It had a liquid cooled four stroke engine with a capacity of 748 cc and a compression ratio of 10.8:1. The engine had 90 degrees V-four cylinder, DOHC, and 4 valves per cylinder. The motorcycle had a wet sump lubrication system and 4x 32mm Keihin CV integrated dual-draft type carburetors. The ignition system was transistorized and pointless with electronic advance, and the motorcycle was electrically started. The bike produced a maximum power of 82 hp at 9500 rpm and a maximum torque of 70 Nm at 7500 rpm. The motorcycle had a 6-speed transmission and a shaft final drive. The front suspension of the bike was 37mm air-assisted telescopic fork with TRAC anti-dive, whereas the rear suspension was pro-link Showa single damper with the adjustment of air pressure and rebound damping.The brakes of the motorcycle included a 2x 260mm discs and 2 piston calipers at the front and drum brakes at the rear. The motorcycle had a fuel capacity of 18 liters and had an average fuel consumption of 40.6 mpg. Its top speed was 204.4 km/h and it could complete the standing quarter mile in 12.3 seconds, achieving a speed of 171.1 km/h. The dry weight of the bike was 225 kg, while the wet weight was 246 kg. The bike had a length of 2245mm wheelbase of 1570mm and seat height of 790 mm.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda VF 750S Sabre

Year: 1982-83

Engine: Four stroke, 90 degreesV-four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 748 cc / 45.6 cu-in
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Bore x Stroke: 70 x 48.6 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.8:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: 4x 32mm Keihin CV integrated dual-draft type carburetors
Ignition: Transistorized, pointless with electronic advance
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 82 hp / 59.8 kW @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque: 70 Nm / @ 7500 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multi-plate, hydraulic-operated
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 6th 4.92 5th 5.89 4th 7.05 3rd 8.48 2nd 10.63 1st 15.06

Front Suspension: 37mm Air-assisted telescopic fork with TRAC anti-dive
Rear Suspension: Pro-link Showa single damper, adjustment air pressure rebound damping
Front Brakes: 2x 260mm discs 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 110/90-18
Rear Tyre: 130/90-17
Dimensions: Length 2245mm / 88.4 in Width 830mm / 32.7 in
Wheelbase: 1570 mm / 61.8 in
Seat Height: 790 mm / 31.1 in
Dry Weight: 225 kg / 496 lbs
Wet Weight: 246 kg / 542 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 18 Litres / 4.3 US gal
Consumption Average: 40.6 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 12.3 sec / 171.1 km/h
Top Speed: 204.4 km/h

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