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Is Honda Building the VFR of Your Dreams for Europe?: 2015 VFR800X Crossrunner Unveiled


Remember all those bar-riser tweaks owners tried on their VFRs? Did you really just want a bolt upright seating position with that sweet V4 purring beneath you? The VFR800X Crossrunner has been available in Europe for a few years, and it is getting significant updates for 2015. No, it isn’t coming here.

Five more horsepower from the 800cc V4 yields a claimed 106 at the crank. The “VTEC” feature remains, bringing all 16 valves into play at higher revs. The bike also gets a new swingarm and rear subframe, as well as an additional 1″ of travel for both the front and rear suspension.

New styling, lighting and adjustable ignition modes allowing reduced power for slippery conditions are also present. Let us know if Honda should offer this model in the U.S. market.



  1. Jason bigg says:

    Yes, bring it to the USA. The style is awesome…looks like a smaller Ducati Multistrada, and the dash is incredible…perhaps better than the 2015 BMW lineup dash boards. It would very competitive with the new Suzuki vstrom sand Kawasaki Versys bikes.

  2. Billy says:

    Honda already did build me a dream VFX. I bought a 2014 VFR and it’s a huge improvement on the 2000 I have (still have for track days). Sweet, sexy and lithe but comfy. how many companies can pull that off?

    Honda sells 10M+ bikes a year. People should be cheering them they take a chance and build weird stuff now and again. Shows a sense a humor unlike most expert website commenters!