Honda VTR1000F Firestorm For Sale
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New Price At Launch: £8,000
Current Prices: £3,000–£1,350
Power: 109 bhp
Engine: 996 cc, 9,500 rpm red line, 145 mph top speed
Economy: 35 mpg
Range: 120 miles from the 16.0 litre tank
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.
- 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.
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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|
|2006||28||41||69||3 / month|
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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