|Year of specifications
@ 11,000 rpm
Honda RC30, otherwise known as the VFR750R, was a fully faired
superbike created to conform to homologation rules for the World
The 749 cc engine of the Honda RC30 was made up of several race
derived components, including titanium connecting rods, gear
driven camshafts, and quick release wheel and brake pads.
The Honda RC30 was fitted with fully adjustable Showa suspension
for superior handling characteristics, combined with a low-mounted
engine and fuel tank - which in turn created a low centre of
gravity - the RC30 was one of the best handling bikes in its
The Honda RC30 was brought to European and Asian markets in
1988, America had to wait until 1990. A high asking price, almost
double that of similar 750 sports bikes, and limited production
run helped ensure the RC30's exclusivity.
The Honda RC30 was replaced by the RVF750 RC45 in 1994.