Top 10 bargain sports-tourers

Published: 03 August 2010

More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and your combined scores on the bikes you own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this definitive list of your top 10 bargain sports tourers.             

Here are the machines that topped your list of sports tourers:              

Suzuki Bandit 1200

10 - Suzuki GSF1200 Bandit (96-06)
£1150-£4495
Overall rating: 83%
Info: 145mph + 1152cc + 100bhp + 67ftlb + Insurance group 13

 

Triumph Sprint ST

9 - Triumph Sprint ST (98-04)
£1305-£5550
Overall rating: 84%
Info: 118mph + 955cc + 118bhp + 78ftlb + Insurance group 14

 

Honda VFR800i

8 - Honda VFR800i (98-01)
£1295-£3295
Overall rating: 85%
Info: 155mph + 781cc + 108bhp + 61ftlb + Insurance group 14

 

Honda VFR800 VTEC

7 - Honda VFR800 V-TEC (01-on)
£1599-£8970
Overall rating: 85%
Info: 155mph + 781cc + 107bhp + 59ftlb + Insurance group 14

 

Kawasaki ZZR1200

6 - Kawasaki ZZR1200 (02-05)
£1895-£6225
Overall rating: 85%
Info: 175mph + 1164cc + 158bhp + 92ftlb + Insurance group 15

 

Yamaha Thunderace

5 - Yamaha Thunderace (96-03)
£970-£3225
Overall rating: 86%
Info: 165mph + 1002cc + 145bhp + 70ftlb + Insurance group 16

 

Triumph Sprint RS

4 - Triumph Sprint RS (99-04)
£950-£3750
Overall rating: 86%
Info: 154mph + 955cc + 118bhp + 71ftlb + Insurance group 14

 

Honda VFR750

3 - Honda VFR750 (94-98)
£600-£2900
Overall rating: 86%
Info: 152mph + 749cc + 100bhp + 54ftlb + Insurance group 14

 

Honda CBF1000

2 - Honda CBF1000 (06-on)
£2950-£5999
Overall rating: 87%
Info: 145mph + 998cc + 97bhp + 69ftlb + Insurance group 14

 

Honda Blackbird

1 - Honda Blackbird (97-on)
£1585-£6695
Overall rating: 88%
Info: 176mph + 1137cc + 164bhp + 88ftlb + Insurance group 16

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