2008 Honda VTX 1800F Spec 2

Motorcyclist Online helps you research the used 2008 Honda VTX 1800F Spec 2 before buying this Cruiser bike. The 2008 VTX1800F Spec 2 is made in Japan. Honda first introduced the VTX1800F model in 2005. With front Dual Disc brakes that will securely ...     read more
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2008 Honda VTX1800F Spec 2

Model Overview:

2008 VTX1800F Spec 2

Bodystyle Cruiser
Warranty 12 months
Manufacturer Country Japan
Introduction Year 2005
Displacement (cc) 1795
Engine Type V Twin
Nextstep Bg

2008 Honda VTX 1800F Spec 2


In 2002, Honda first introduced the VTX 1800F series. While the aerodynamic styling of the VTX 1800F awed the motorcycle world, the engine made the biggest impact. Honda went over the top with the mechanics of the VTX series, giving the engine the largest pistons ever created for a motorcycle or a car. The V-twin engine of the 2002 VTX 1800F had the largest displacement of a motorcycle engine in the world. Of course, the engineers of Honda introduced the VTX series with the biggest, most eye-catching, powerful model they could imagine. In subsequent years, the VTX 1800F remained at the top of the cruiser class, and buyers were given greater customization choices when choosing a new bike.

Since 2002, the Honda VTX1800F has only gotten better. The 2008 VTX 1800F stays true to the muscular appeal of the original bike. This bike is rather large, so the designers had plenty of room to add the touches that are typical of VTX 1800F style. Customers were given several different options for customization while the basics of the motorcycle remain the same. All versions of the VTX 1800F feature lots of chrome and a low-slung, broad silhouette evoking a drag-bike attitude. For those who want to make a big statement with a motorcycle, the VTX 1800F is an excellent choice.

The Honda VTX 1800F is not only about style. The initials ""VTX"" stand for V-twin extreme, and this phrase appropriately describes the engine of this amazing motorcycle. The fuel injected engine of the VTX 1800F delivers 120 foot pounds of torque and 106 horsepower. When test riders twisted the throttle, the sound of the engine roaring to life was impressive. The gears shift effortlessly with a smoothly operating clutch. Despite the powerful engine, test drivers reported very little vibration during their rides.

The seat and rider position of the VTX 1800F is quite comfortable for miles of traveling. The bike is extremely low but well balanced, so it handles very well for its size. Test riders mentioned that the VTX 1800F was great for riding around town on smooth streets. However, they also mentioned that the suspension was not equipped to handle large bumps or potholes gracefully. With flashy style and an amazing motor, it is no wonder that the VTX 1800F is one of the most popular cruisers on the market.

New For 2008
  • The throttle of the 2008 Honda VTX 1800F has been updated with a new fuel injection system. This sensors in this system more accurately measure torque.
  • Honda updated the braking system of the 2008 VTX 1800F. This bike does not feature the typical separate hand and foot brakes. The hand brake and foot brake work together to give solid stops at all speeds.

2008 Honda VTX 1800F Specs

  • Model: 2008 Honda VTX 1800F
  • Engine Type: Four-stroke, V-Twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 101 millimeters/ 3.98 inches; 112 millimeters/ 4.41 inches
  • Compression ratio: 9.1:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC
  • Induction: PGM-FI fuel injection system
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: Manual, five-speed
  • Fuel Capacity: 20.1 liters / 5.3 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: 14.9-17.0 kilometers per liter / 35-40 mpg
  • Brakes (Front): Dual disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Single disc
  • Suspension (Front): Inverted fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin sided, swing arm
  • Wheelbase: 1714.5 millimeters/ 67.5 inches
  • Seat Height: 696 millimeters/ 27.4 inches
  • Curb Weight: 362.9 kilograms/ 800 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 150/80 R17
  • Tires (Rear): 180/70 R16


  • On the 2008 Honda VTX 1800F, instrumentation is tank-mounted. The LCD instrumentation includes a odometer, two trip meters, a bar-graph tachometer, a clock and a speedometer.
  • Honda offers three color schemes for the VTX 1800F. These motorcycles are available in black, dark metallic orange and black with custom art.
  • Honda has plenty of accessories to customize the ride. These include many kinds of back rests, several windscreens, a lightbar, various leather accessories, heated grips, a cycle cover and a digital audio system.

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