Honda Crossrunner

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The Honda VFR 800 X is a motorcycle of the vehicle manufacturer Honda. The Sports Tourer was unveiled on November 7, 2010 at the Milan motorcycle show EICMA. Launch was in May 2011, the sales name is Crossrunner.


The Crossrunner combines the features of a sports tourer with those of a travel enduro and is marketed by the manufacturer as an adventure bike. While the sales program and on the website of Honda motorcycle in the category Enduro is performed, then the factory code RC60. At Honda RC designated street bikes, dirt bikes have during the identification RD. The engine is based on the Sport Tourer Honda VFR 800 FI.


The drive is provided by a liquid-cooled four-cylinder engine with 782 cc displacement. The cylinder bank angle of the V engine is 90 °. The four-stroke engine produces a rated power of 75 kW ( 102 hp ) and maximum torque of 74 Nm. The four -cylinder has a bore of 72 mm diameter, the piston has a stroke of 48 mm and a compression ratio of 11,6:1. The four valves per cylinder are driven by two overhead camshafts with variable valve timing (VTEC ). From a speed of 7000 min - 1, the motor switches from two- to four-valve operation. The mixture preparation is carried out by a programmed fuel injection (Programmed Fuel Injection, PGM -FI). A transistorized with electronic advance creates the spark. An electric starter starts the motor.

The chassis is based on a bridge frame made ​​of aluminum and has a rear swingarm aluminum front and an upside -down telescopic fork with 43 ​​mm standpipe diameter. The power conversion is performed by a six-speed transmission, the secondary drive via an O -ring chain. A hydraulically actuated multi- disc wet clutch does the force separation.

At the front tire delayed a dual hydraulic disc with three-piston calipers, rear disc brake with a two-piston caliper. A combined anti-lock braking system supports the delay on both brakes. The bike accelerates in 3.7 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h and reaches a top speed of electronically limited 200 km / h

The exhaust after-treatment is performed by a regulated catalytic converter and meets the emission class EURO 3. The 4-2- 1- exhaust system made ​​of stainless steel. The exhaust manifold flow on the right side in a common end- silencer.

Motorcycles with engine characteristics comparable or suspension geometry are the BMW F 800 GS, Yamaha TDM 900, KTM 990 Supermoto T and the Triumph Tiger 800


" After all, one is - if not great - accommodated comfortably on the Fun- travel machine, standard brings a formidable ABS with, and the well-known from the VFR V4 is also not bad. "

"With the Crossrunner Honda Motorcycle has delivered a more than convincing overall package. The engine provides more than enough power, even if it could be untenrum stronger. Along the way, Honda is the most pure fun machine. Super Handling while maintaining comfort. Thus, the Crossrunner is both comfortable and sporty. All it does it still not right. It is not a case for two- unless you let the luggage at home. "

"For a fun bike, the Crossrunner is too heavy, too spartan for a tourer, not enough off-road capability for an enduro, dressed up for a naked bike to. "