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Honda VF 400 F Specs

The Honda VF 400 F model is a Sport touring bike manufactured by Honda . In this version sold from year 1987 , the dry weight is 175.0 kg (385.8 pounds) and it is equiped with a V4, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 55.00 HP (40.1 kW) @ 11500 RPM and a maximum torque of 35.00 Nm (3.6 kgf-m or 25.8 ft.lbs) @ 10500 RPM . With this drive-train, the Honda VF 400 F is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 172.0 km/h (106.9 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Honda VF 400 F have a round steel tubes frame with front suspension being Showa 35mm, with 4-position anti dive and adjustable air charge and in the rear suspension it is equiped with Honda Pro-link monoshock, with adjustable air charge . Stock tire sizes are 100/90-16H on the front, and 110/90-18H on the rear. As for stopping power, the Honda VF 400 F braking system includes Single disc. inboard ventilated cast iron disk, 2-piston calipers size  at the front and Single disc. inboard ventilated cast iron disk, 2-piston calipers size  at the rear. 

Honda VF 400 F General Information

Brand Honda 
Model Honda VF 400 F 
Year 1987 
Year 1987 
Category Sport touring 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)  

Honda VF 400 F Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type round steel tubes 
Seat details  
Wheelbase 1,415 mm (55.7 inches) 
Length 2,085 mm (82.1 inches) 
Width 750 mm (29.5 inches) 
Height 1,160 mm (45.7 inches) 
Seat Height 780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height  
Ground Clearance 140 mm (5.5 inches) 
Trail size  
Wheels details  
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 100/90-16H 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 110/90-18H 
Front brakes Single disc. inboard ventilated cast iron disk, 2-piston calipers 
Rear brakes Single disc. inboard ventilated cast iron disk, 2-piston calipers 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions  
Curb Weight (including fluids) 193.0 kg (425.5 pounds) 
Dry Weight 175.0 kg (385.8 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight 48.7 
Rear Percentage of Weight 51.3 
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.3143 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.00 litres (4.49 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.00 litres (0.79 gallons) 
Carrying Details and Capacity  
Front Suspension Showa 35mm, with 4-position anti dive and adjustable air charge 
Front Suspension Travel 140 mm (5.5 inches) 
Rear Suspension Honda Pro-link monoshock, with adjustable air charge 
Rear Suspension Travel 110 mm (4.3 inches) 

Honda VF 400 F Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V4, four-stroke 
Engine details  
Fuel system Carburettor. Four Keihin VD40A, 27mm carburettors 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 399.00 ccm (24.35 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 55.0 x 42.0 mm (2.2 x 1.7 inches) 
Compression Ratio 11.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 55.00 HP (40.1 kW) @ 11500 RPM 
Maximum torque 35.00 Nm (3.6 kgf-m or 25.8 ft.lbs) @ 10500 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM 12500 
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Wet sump 
Engine oil capacity  
Exhaust system 4 in 2 
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Chain 
Clutch type Wet plate 

Honda VF 400 F Performance

Top Speed 172.0 km/h (106.9 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)  
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)  
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear  
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 4.50 litres/100 km (22.2 km/l or 52.27 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 104.4 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Honda VF 400 F Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type Digital; Two units, type Toyo Denso FW82-TRI 
Electrical Details  
Starter Type Electric