Bike Review: 2012 Honda VFR1200FA DCTJuly 12, 2012 by: Nishant Panwar
Who isn’t interested in buying super cool sports motorbike if given a chance? But when the chance comes, everyone gets confused as to which one to buy. Every single one of them looks so impressive and stylish to you that you wish to buy them all.
To increase your confusion there is an add-on to your list – 2012 Honda VFR1200FA DCT. It is a stylish sports bike loaded with 1237cc liquid-cooled 76 degree V-4 engine that pumps out amazing levels of power making this clam looking sports bike a real beast.
Its sound, well what you just wanted, is so distinct that it won’t let you go unnoticed anywhere on the street and make hundreds of heads turn.
For the unusual fluctuations in rear tires, a traction control system is used in this motorbike that monitors a different level of parameters.
The bike is equipped with high-tech features. A throttle-by-wire system provides light and precise fuel metering at all engine rpm for increasing levels of control. When under deceleration and the transmission is on manual mode, it allows quick exhilarating control system.
Talking about the specifications:
Front Suspension: 43 mm cartridge fork with spring preload adjustability; 108 mm (4.3 in.) travel
Rear Suspension: Pro Arm single-side with Pro-Link single gas-charged, 130 mm
Transmission: Dual Clutch Transmission with two automatic shift modes
A manual shift mode via paddle-style shifters
The fuel capacity is 18.5 liters and is available in Candy Tahitian Blue color. The bike is also equipped with a combined braking system with ABS.
Well, I am sure that the specifications might have added a little bit of curiosity and a large amount of confusion if you were going to buy a sports bike this season. Honda has a legacy of building great sports bike so let’s see what this beast can do to maintain the legacy.