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2006 Honda Shadow VLX/VLX Deluxe
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2006 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe
2006 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe


2006 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe
2006 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe

2006 Honda Shadow VLX
2006 Honda Shadow VLX



- 2006 Honda Shadow VLX / VLX Deluxe

Shadow VLX/VLX Deluxe

Cruiser fans looking for classic styling, an incredibly low seat height and a readily affordable price can find it all in the Shadow VLX and VLX Deluxe.



NEW FOR 2006

- New Light Silver Metallic and Candy Dark Red colors adorn the Shadow® VLX Deluxe model.



- Brilliant chrome finish on cylinder-head covers, right and left engine covers, and left-rear engine cover.



- 583cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.
_ -Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for excellent combustion efficiency and high power output.

- Coolant-heated carburetor is tuned for excellent power and rideability.

- Finned cylinders enhance appearance.

- Aluminum radiator maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life.

- Wide-ratio four-speed transmission.

- Dual exhaust system offers a rumbling sound and custom appearance.

- Reliable electric starting system.

- CD ignition with electronic advance offers dependability and is maintenance-free.

- Maintenance-free automatic cam-chain tensioners.



- Double-cradle steel frame allows a long wheelbase, and a low seat height of just 25.6 inches.

- 39mm front fork offers a compliant, controlled ride.

- Specially designed swingarm gives the bike a custom, hardtail look.

- Rear shock has seven-position spring preload adjustability.

- Single-disc front brake with twin-piston caliper and a drum rear brake.

- Chrome-plated rims and spokes.

- Massive 170/80-15 rear tire offers excellent grip and provides a low, custom look.

- Durable O-ring-sealed drive chain.

- Chrome handlebar and forward-mounted footpegs are rubber-mounted for reduced vibration and offer a comfortable riding position.



- Custom-style seat is wide and low in the rear and narrow in the front, with dense foam to provide a comfortable 25.6-inch seat height.

- Chrome-plated halogen headlight.

- Simple, easy-to-read instrumentation.

- Helmet lock and tool kit.

- Soft, comfortable handgrips.

- Solid aluminum footpegs with wide rubber trim bands project a custom-made look.

- Standard fork lock.

- 12-volt maintenance-free battery.

- Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

- Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider's Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance, one year of Honda Red Rider™ magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site ( and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA. For dealers only, please call (310) 783-3958.



- TOURING ACCESSORIES: Cruiser Shield, Backrest with Pad, Magnetic Tank Bag (Black), Rear Carrier Rack (Round Tube) and Rear Carrier Rack (Square Tube).

- CHROME ACCESSORIES: Oil Filler Cap, Backrest Emblems, Footpegs, Backrest Trim, Radiator Guard, Lever Set and Air Cleaner Cover Emblem.

(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)



Model: VT600C (Standard) / VT600CD (Deluxe)

Engine Type: 583cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 75mm x 66mm

Compression Ratio: 9.2:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion: Single 34mm diaphragm-type constant-velocity

Ignition: CD with electronic advance, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Wide-ratio four-speed

Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain

Front: 39mm fork; 5.7 inches travel
Rear: Single shock with seven-position spring preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel

Front: Single disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Drum

Front: 100/90-19
Rear: 170/80-15

Wheelbase: 63.0 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 35°

Trail: 161mm (6.3 inches)

Seat Height: 25.6 inches

Dry Weight: 452 pounds (VT600C) / 458 pounds (VT600CD)

Fuel Capacity 2.9 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve

Colors (VT600CD): Light Silver Metallic, Candy Dark Red

Color (VT600C): Black

Meets current CARB and EPA standards.

California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.