Honda VTR1000F Firestorm Motorbikes For Sale

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Honda VTR1000F Firestorm
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Current Prices: £27,650–£1,100
Insurance Costs: 9 of 10

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 996 cc V-Twin engine, producing 108.6b hp at 9,000 rpm and maximum torque at 7,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Twin spar Aluminium frame
  • Dual 296 mm discs up front with Nissin four piston calipers
  • 220 mm disc at the rear with Nissin single piston caliper
  • Adjustable 41 mm fork with 109 mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shock with 124 mm travel
  • 48 mm 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
Did You Know?

It's called the SuperHawk in the USA.

Specs

Launch RRP: £8,000

Capacity: 996 cc (high)

Power: 109 bhp, 81 kW (high)

Red Line: 9,500 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 145 mph, 233 km/h (high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 35 mpg, 8.1 l/100km, 12.4 km/l (poor)

Range: 120 miles, 193 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 16.0 litres, 4.2 US gallons (high)

Seat Height: 810 mm, 31.9 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 214 kg, 472 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 193 kg, 426 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.509 bhp/kg, 0.380 kW/kg

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

Road tax and VED guide

Model History & Updates

2001: Wheels back to black, fuel capacity up to 19 litres, handlebars 16 mm 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 192 kg to 193 kg.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Good value all rounder

Any Downsides?

  • Brakes

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Check out this video review from MadMax Blades And Bikes.

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For Sale (3)

  • HONDA VTR1000 F 2000
    £2,290 🤍
    • £940 Over Guide Price
    • 2000
    • Malvern(Map)
    • ebay
    • HONDA VTR1000 F
  • HONDA VTR 1000, 1998 / R REG, 50000 MILES, 12 MONTHS MOT, FANTASTIC BIKE
    £1,799 🤍
    • £100 Under Guide Price
    • 1998 (50,000 miles)
    • Tamworth(Map)
    • ebay
    • HONDA VTR 1000, / R REG, 50000 MILES, 12 MONTHS MOT, FANTASTIC BIKE
  • 1999 Honda VTR1000 W, 50th Anniversary,  unregistered.
    £9,500 🤍
    • 1999
    • Doncaster(Map)
    • ebay
    • Honda VTR1000 W, 50th Anniversary, unregistered.

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2007
£27,650
£22,100
£19,350
20,600
2006
£19,150
£15,300
£13,400
21,600
2005
£12,350
£9,850
£8,650
22,500
2004
£7,200
£5,800
£5,050
23,300
2003
£4,450
£3,550
£3,100
24,000
2002
£2,900
£2,300
£2,050
24,700
2001
£1,850
£1,500
£1,300
25,200
2000
£1,350
£1,100
£950
25,700
1999
£1,350
£1,100
£950
26,100
1998
£1,900
£1,550
£1,350
26,400
1997
£2,950
£2,400
£2,100
26,600

Year shows signs of appreciation

Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2007
2
2
4
Rarely
2006
9
5
14
Rarely
2005
31
29
60
Rarely
2004
23
33
56
Rarely
2003
109
118
227
Rarely
2002
158
168
326
21 / month
2001
196
239
435
Rarely
2000
256
354
610
Rarely
1999
233
348
581
79 / month
1998
370
658
1,028
110 / month
1997
199
363
562
32 / month

Source: DVLA

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