Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: BMW F800ST, BMW K100, BMW K1200GT, Ducati 860 GT, Ducati ST series, Honda CBF1000, Honda CBX750, Honda CBX 750 F2, Honda Crossrunner, Honda ST1100, Honda ST1300, Honda VF1000, Honda VFR1200F, Honda VFR750F, Honda VFR800, Honda VF and VFR, Kawasaki Ninja 1000, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-11, Kawasaki ZZ-R1200, Motus MST, MZ Skorpion, Sport touring motorcycle, Suzuki Katana, Suzuki RF series, Triumph Sprint ST, Yamaha Diversion, Yamaha FJ. Excerpt: The Honda VFR750F is a sport touring motorcycle produced by Honda from 1986 to 1997. The fully faired motorcycle had a 98 horsepower (73 kW) liquid-cooled double overhead cam (DOHC) V4 four-stroke engine. All generations of VFR750 since 1990 employ an ELF-designed single-sided rear swingarm. Also characteristic of the VFR750 (until the 2002 VFR800) was durable gear-driven cams. The original VFR750F was first introduced to journalists after the 1985 Bol d'Or, and launched at Jerez. Introduced for 1986 as a complete redesign of the VF700/750F models in order to address some of the camshaft and bearing problems that had become associated with the first-generation Honda V4 engines, and to improve Honda's negative image concerning this engine. Compared to the VF750F, the new VFR750F featured greatly improved power output (105 hp up from 83 hp), lighter weight (claimed 20 kg), a lower center of gravity, a wider front tire, a slightly shorter wheelbase (15mm) gear driven cams and 6 rather than 5 gears. The VFR750F received many positive reviews and awards while in production, including winning the Best 750 cc sport bike award from Cycle World six years in a row. qTariff beaterq 700 cc versions (VFR700F) of the first-generation bike were available alongside 750 cc versions in the US market, due to the tax laws in place at the time that penalized large-displacement imported motorcycles (in...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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