Honda VTR1000F Firestorm For Sale

Honda VTR1000F Firestorm
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New Price At Launch: £8,000

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Current Prices: £3,000–£1,350

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Power: 109 bhp

Engine: 996 cc, 9,500 rpm red line, 145 mph top speed

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Economy: 35 mpg

Range: 120 miles from the 16.0 litre tank

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Seat Height: 810 mm

Weight: 214 kg (wet), 193 kg (dry)

What Is It?

The Honda VTR1000F Firestorm is a sports bike which is related to the high performance VTR1000 SP1 and SP2 sports bikes. It's powered by a Euro 1 compliant liquid cooled 996cc V-Twin engine, producing 108.6bhp at 9,000rpm and maximum torque at 7,000rpm.

Features include:

  • Twin spar Aluminium frame
  • Dual 296mm discs up front with Nissin 2 piston calipers
  • 220mm disc at the rear with Nissin single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 41mm fork with 109mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 124mm travel
  • 48mm carbs
  • 2->2 Stainless Steel exhaust system
  • Electric starter, adjustable levers
  • Position light above headlight
  • 6 speed gearbox

The fairings each cover a side mounted radiator, the swingarm bolts directly onto the engine and the pillion seat cover can be removed to reveal the seat. The 3-spoke 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre at the front and 180/55 at the rear.

  • 1997-1998: Black, red, silver, yellow
  • 1999: Black, red, blue, orange
  • 2000-2002: Red, blue, yellow (silver wheels)
  • 2003-2004: Black, red, blue
  • 2005-2008: Black, red

2001: Wheels back to black, fuel capacity up to 19 litres, handlebars 16mm higher and 7° forward, new indicators, new LCD dash, HISS, new battery, smoother fuelling and more efficient Euro 2 air-induction system. Dry weight up from 192kg to 193kg.

Did You Know?

It's called the SuperHawk in the USA.

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
1997 £1,650 £1,350 £1,200 27,600
1998 £1,800 £1,450 £1,250 27,000
1999 £1,900 £1,500 £1,350 26,400
2000 £2,000 £1,600 £1,400 25,700
2001 £2,150 £1,700 £1,500 24,900
2002 £2,250 £1,800 £1,600 24,100
2003 £2,400 £1,950 £1,700 23,100
2004 £2,550 £2,050 £1,800 22,100
2005 £2,700 £2,150 £1,900 21,100
2006 £2,850 £2,250 £2,000 19,900
2007 £3,000 £2,400 £2,100 18,700

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Popularity / How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
1997 238 333 571 2 / month
1998 421 617 1,038 130 / month
1999 262 333 595 100 / month
2000 274 338 612 100 / month
2001 208 232 440 40 / month
2002 214 257 471 36 / month
2003 174 243 417 58 / month
2004 69 127 196 Rarely
2005 60 74 134 Rarely
2006 28 41 69 3 / month
2007 31 45 76 Rarely

Stats include those licenced for use on the road and those off the road with a SORN, by year of production. Source: DVLA

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