Dual Clutch VFR1200 released in Aus
Honda has released the “Dual Clutch Transmission” VFR1200 in Australia
VFR1200 with Dual Clutch Transmission Released
* VFR1200 FDA operates in either Manual or in Auto mode where all gear shifts are performed automatically;
* Rider selects either ‘D’ for maximum fuel efficiency, or ‘S’, for maximum performance.
* More information at www.feelvfr.com including video, images, brochure and specifications.
The VFR1200F Dual Clutch Transmission offers a choice between MT mode or AT mode, in which all gear shifts are performed automatically, controlled by a computer with an intelligent electronic shift function.
The rider chooses with the right thumb, either ‘D’ for maximum fuel efficiency, or ‘S’, for maximum performance. The clutch and gear shifts are then electronically controlled by the computer giving the rider the freedom to concentrate on enjoying the road ahead.
Honda’s says the new transmission also offers superior performance that can deliver fuel efficiency equal to or better than a conventional manual transmission.
The dual clutch transmission features a light and compact design that allows it to be combined with existing engines without substantial layout modification. And since it uses conventional transmission gears, it behaves just like its manual transmission counterpart; giving valuable feedback to the rider. It’s also as rugged and durable as the conventional manual transmissions that Honda has developed over their many years of research and development.
The VFR1200FDA is available is available from Australian Dealers at an MSRP of $25990.