Honda VFR750R - RC30
Classic Motorcycle Mechanics|September 2021
If there’s a more worshipped V4 out there, we’ve yet to see it: welcome to our reboot of the awesome VFR750R RC30…
KAR LEE

Dear Honda, thanks for all the V4 adventure tourers you keep churning out, but there’s only one V4 we’re really interested in.

Hand-built by HRC technicians in white lab coats against a backdrop of classical music, the word ‘iconic’ was clearly invented for the prestigious RC30. Created to win races along with hearts and minds, the world-conquering RC30 introduced to a Japanese home market in 1987 was sold out before the tyres from the first batch of 1000 bikes reached a single showroom. The remaining 2000 bikes made from 1988-1990 were snapped up by race teams and enthusiasts alike, despite the high price tag – £8495 in the UK.

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