Honda VFR1200X DCT

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The VFR1200X Crosstourer, launched in 2012, is Honda’s range-topping adventure sports touring motorcycle. The original design team, led by Large Project Leader Yosuke Hasegawa, set out to create a machine that gave the rider a sense of challenge and the facility to explore.

Equipped with a 1,237cc V4 engine, advanced chassis and electronic package – Combined ABS, Traction Control System (TCS) and the option of Honda’s Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) gearbox – the Crosstourer firmly planted a flag at the high-performance end of the adventure segment.

As a go-anywhere, do-anything tool it has few peers – but its real difference lies in the addictive power and soundtrack produced by its soulful V4 engine, something unique in this class.

In 2014 the VFR1200X Crosstourer received improved comfort, evolved its existing technology and applied new touches. With Honda’s Selectable Torque Control, the system allows the rider to select three different levels to control engine torque and resultant drive to the rear wheel; the system can also be switched off. Honda’s six-speed DCT gearbox received software refinements to deliver an even more intuitive and natural performance, whether on highway or back road.

Honda’s unique new self-cancelling indicators were also fitted.

The seat was modified to improve rider comfort and facilitate easier ground reach and a ‘wave’ design ignition key was set as standard.

For 2016, the VFR1200X Crosstourer is now EURO4 compliant, and gets enhanced practicality with an easily-adjustable windscreen, 12V socket and three levels of S Mode in its DCT version.

Engine Type

Liquid-cooled 4-stroke Unicam 16-valve 76 V4°

Displacement Cc



1 speed

Bore X Stroke

81mm x 60mm

Compression Ratio


Max Power Output

95kW @ 7,750rpm (95/1/EC)

Max Torque

126Nm @ 6,500rpm (95/1/EC)



Fuel Capactiy

Tyre Size Front


Tyre Size Rear


Brakes Front

Dual 310mm disks with Combined ABS

Brakes Rear

Single 276mm disk with Combined ABS


2,285mm x 915mm x 1,460mm



Seat Height


Ground Clearance


Kerb Weight