Segment: Sport / Super Sport
Production years: 2008, 2009

It would have been a terrible shame if Honda left the amazing Interceptor VFR800FI sport-touring beats without the obvious benefits of ABS brakes. Honda knows that many riders out there are willing to spend some extra bucks and add the stability and peace of mind ABS brakes brings to their bikes. Mixing the already safety-focused Linked Braking System with the anti-lock capabilities resulted in a bike with the same nimble character and sporty stance, but with enhanced safety in times of need.

Basically, taming the mighty VTEC V4 engine has now become easier even when emergency braking is needed to avoid collision or riding off the road. If such safety degree appeals to you, then the Interceptor VFR800FI ABS is the way to go.

HONDA Interceptor VFR800FI ABS 2008-2009
HONDA Interceptor VFR800FI ABS (2008-2009)

HONDA Interceptor VFR800FI ABS 781

engine specs
Liquid cooled, four stroke, 90 degrees V-four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder
781 cm3
Bore X Stroke
2.8x1.9 in OR 71 mm
Compression Ratio
0/- KW(hp)/RPM
0/- lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM
Fuel System
PGM-FI with automatic enricher circuit, 36mm throttle bodies, and 12-hole injectors
transmission specs
Close-ratio six-speed, manual
Wet multi-disc, manual
Primary Drive
Final Drive
#530 O-ring chain
chassis specs
Aluminium, twin-spar
Front Suspension
43mm HMAS cartridge fork with spring-preload adjustability; 4.3 inches travel
Rear Suspension
Pro Arm single-side swingarm with Pro-Link single HMAS gas-charged shock with seven-position spring-preload and rebound damping adjustability; 4.7 inches travel
Front Brake
Dual full-floating 296 mm discs with LBS three-piston calipers
Rear Brake
Single 256 mm disc with LBS three-piston caliper
dimension specs
Overall Length
Overall Width
Seat Height
31.7 in OR 805 mm
57.4 in OR 1458 mm
Ground Clearance
540 lbs OR 245 kg
Fuel Capacity
5.8 gallons OR 22.0 L
tyres specs
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