2020 Honda Fury MC Commute Review

Honda’s 2020 Fury gives a precisely honed and authentic chopper experience.

Back in the early to late 2000s, chopper-style cruiser motorcycles were a big deal. Recognized for a showy appearance with a stretched, low and raked-out design, if you didn’t have a chopper in the garage you certainly dreamed of it. Enter Honda with its Fury. The Fury is a production-style chopper that offers the best features of this segment, with function and reliability that only Big Red can offer. Released for the 2010 model year, the Fury arrived too late, as the chopper scene wound down—seemingly as quickly as it arrived. Still, for motorcyclists looking to own a piece of rolling art that will stand the test of time, the Fury makes a solid argument. Swing a leg over Honda’s Fury in this review.

We go for a ride on Honda’s Fury— a production chopper-style motorcycle for those that want to cruise in style.
We go for a ride on Honda’s Fury— a production chopper-style motorcycle for those that want to cruise in style.Adam Waheed

2020 Honda Fury Technical Specifications And Price

PRICE $10,599 as tested
ENGINE 1,312cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin, OHC; 6-valve
BORE x STROKE 89.5mm x 104.3mm
COMPRESSION RATIO 9.2:1
FUEL DELIVERY PGM-FI with automatic enricher circuit, one 38mm throttle body
CLUTCH Wet multiplate; cable actuation
TRANSMISSION/FINAL DRIVE 5-speed/shaft
FRAME Steel
FRONT SUSPENSION 45mm fork; 4.0-in. travel
REAR SUSPENSION Hydraulic shock adjustable for spring preload and rebound damping; 3.7-in. travel
FRONT BRAKE Axial-mount 2-piston caliper, 336mm disc
REAR BRAKE Single-piston caliper, 296mm disc
WHEELS, FRONT/REAR Die-cast aluminum; 21 x 2.5-in. / 18 x 4.0-in.
TIRES, FRONT/REAR Metzeler Marathon ME880; 90/90-21 / 200/50-18
RAKE/TRAIL 32°/3.6 in.
WHEELBASE 71.24 in.
SEAT HEIGHT 26.9 in.
FUEL CAPACITY 3.4 gal.
CURB WEIGHT 663 lb.
WARRANTY 1 year, unlimited mileage
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CONTACT Honda-Powersports.com
The Fury is powered by a 1,312cc OHC V-twin. Not only does it look good aesthetically, it sounds and delivers a pleasing spread of grunt.
The Fury is powered by a 1,312cc OHC V-twin. Not only does it look good aesthetically, it sounds and delivers a pleasing spread of grunt.Adam Waheed
The Honda Fury employs basic instrumentation including a speedometer and dual-trip meters. A low fuel light lets you know when it’s time to fill up the 3.4-gallon fuel tank.
The Honda Fury employs basic instrumentation including a speedometer and dual-trip meters. A low fuel light lets you know when it’s time to fill up the 3.4-gallon fuel tank.Adam Waheed
From tip to tail, the Honda Fury impresses with its proper proportions and quality fit, finish and paint.
From tip to tail, the Honda Fury impresses with its proper proportions and quality fit, finish and paint.Adam Waheed
We’re big fans of the Fury’s shapely 3.4-gallon fuel tank. It’s easy to tell Honda engineers did its homework when designing the Fury.
We’re big fans of the Fury’s shapely 3.4-gallon fuel tank. It’s easy to tell Honda engineers did its homework when designing the Fury.Adam Waheed
In typical cruiser form, the saddle is low and cups the rider’s posterior well. It’s a surprisingly comfy mount for a showy type motorcycle.
In typical cruiser form, the saddle is low and cups the rider’s posterior well. It’s a surprisingly comfy mount for a showy type motorcycle.Adam Waheed
We love the attention to detail, including the clean looking front cylinder head with its radiator hose and dual-spark ignition neatly tucked away.
We love the attention to detail, including the clean looking front cylinder head with its radiator hose and dual-spark ignition neatly tucked away.Adam Waheed
Dual swept chrome mufflers deliver a pleasing growl that makes the Fury fun to ride even at modest speeds.
Dual swept chrome mufflers deliver a pleasing growl that makes the Fury fun to ride even at modest speeds.Adam Waheed
For most the Fury’s riding position feels foriegn initially. With some miles, it’s impressive just how easy this 663-pound chopper is to wield on the road.
For most the Fury’s riding position feels foriegn initially. With some miles, it’s impressive just how easy this 663-pound chopper is to wield on the road.Adam Waheed
The Fury employs an exaggerated rake angle that makes the front wheel feel like it is in another solar system. Funny thing though? It still actually functions well considering its nearly six-foot wheelbase.
The Fury employs an exaggerated rake angle that makes the front wheel feel like it is in another solar system. Funny thing though? It still actually functions well considering its nearly six-foot wheelbase.Adam Waheed
An attractive alloy swingarm and shaft final drive put power to a 200-series Metzeler rear tire.
An attractive alloy swingarm and shaft final drive put power to a 200-series Metzeler rear tire.Adam Waheed
Although Honda’s Fury represents a bygone era in motorcycling, we’re still impressed with its functional design for a chopper.
Although Honda’s Fury represents a bygone era in motorcycling, we’re still impressed with its functional design for a chopper.Adam Waheed
The Fury rolls on a 21-inch front rim. A single-disc hydraulic brake keeps speed in check and does a fine job of hauling the Fury down from speed.
The Fury rolls on a 21-inch front rim. A single-disc hydraulic brake keeps speed in check and does a fine job of hauling the Fury down from speed.Adam Waheed
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