Honda VTR 1000

HONDA VTR 1000 firestorm
For the HONDA VTR 1000 "firestorm" (this is the name) that is within the road-racing motorcycles sector the factory seems to be careful to her total-quality line rather than a full-racing bike, you know HONDA look for high-quality, reliability and price besides performances.

Therefore new VTR 1000 has little things (two 48mm carburetors instead of a fuel-injection and forks standard even if widely adjustable) that show this HONDA productivity line for user.

But if you think this mean that HONDA has released a placid bike take a look to her data:

Max Power 110 cv (108.5 HP) @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 9.8 kgm (72 lb ft)@ 7000 rpm
Motor Bi-cylindrical V-90 deg. 4 stroke
feeding 2 carburetors 48mm
bore x stroke
996 cmc
dry weight 192 Kg (422.4 lb)

HONDA has announced a real-racing variation for this model and may be we can see even that in Colonia it seems to be with fuel-injection and fully-fairing.

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This page was updated on 7 October 1996

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