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Administrator 11-02-2010 12:59 PM

EICMA 2010: Honda Crossrunner Breaks Cover

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12er 11-02-2010 03:19 PM

Judge Dredd, your bike is ready

The_AirHawk 11-02-2010 06:26 PM


The Crossrunner is powered by a 782cc 90 degree V4 VTEC engine similar to that found on the VFR800, claiming 100hp at 10000rpm and 54 ft-lb. at 9500rpm. Fueling the engine is a 5.7 gallon tank for longer rides before needing to refuel. Honda says the Crossrunner has a curb weight of about 530 pounds.
Translation: - you know what happened to all those VFR-parts we had left after the VFR1200 was designed?.........

acecycleins 11-02-2010 06:58 PM

vtech technology?

Dr_Sprocket 11-02-2010 07:59 PM

"Honda: Leading the way in styling." (as an afterthought)

DataDan 11-02-2010 09:14 PM

The Crossrunner (800cc V4) is basically a 6th-generation VFR (2002-2009) with different plastic. Complete with Pseudo-VTEC, single-sided swingarm, linked brakes, yada-yada. As a VFR, the ABS model weighed 550lb with a full tank.

The Crosstourer (1200cc V4) is basically a 7th-generation VFR (2010-). One blurb I read said it will be equipped with the too-clever-by-half dual-clutch transmission. As a VFR, the ABS/DCT model weighs 613lb with a full tank.

Honda = fail

I have three of them in my garage, but they haven't introduced a model I'd be interested in buying in many years.

Morbo the Destroyer 11-03-2010 06:10 AM

There's good images of both the 800 and the 1200 at Sport-Touring.Net. In my mind, the 800 is a clone of the MultiStrada, and the 1200 looks so much like the Tenere that if it were'd never know the difference.

sarnali2 11-03-2010 12:27 PM

Looks "busy", too many styling cues without a clear purpose

Buzglyd 11-03-2010 12:29 PM

One word: gay.

Morbo the Destroyer 11-03-2010 12:46 PM


Originally Posted by Buzglyd (Post 251620)
One word: gay.

No, that will be the fully loaded touring bike, the Honda "Crossdresser."

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