46 Years of Models
+ 2016 Motorcycles
+ 2015 Motorcycles
+ 2014 Motorcycles
+ 2013 Motorcycles
+ 2012 Motorcycles
+ 2011 Motorcycles
+ 2010 Motorcycles
+ 2000 - 2009 Models
+ 1990 - 1999 Models
+ 1980 - 1989 Models
+ 1970 - 1979 Models
+ ATV Model Guide
+ Concept Bikes
Guides & Resources
+ Beginner's Guide
+ Biker's Dictionary
+ Bike Buyer's Guide
+ Concept Bike Guide
+ Compare Bike/ATVs
+ MPG Guide
+ Maintenance Guide
+ Mfg Compendium
+ Model History Guide
+ Motorcycle Cool Wall
+ Motorcycle Events
+ Motorcycle News
+ Motorcycle Reviews
+ Performance Guide
+ Product Reviews
+ Restoration Tips
+ Specs Handbook
+ Tire/Tyre Guide
+ TMW History
+ TMW Interviews
+ Travel Guide
+ Shopping Guide
+ Unit Converter Guide
+ Moto Guzzi
+ MV Agusta
+ Royal Enfield
+ Motorcycle Forums
+ Photo Gallery
+ Become a TMW fan!
+ On Facebook
+ On Google Plus
+ On Twitter
+ On YouTube
+ RSS News Feed
+ RSS Forum Feed
+ Old Photo Galleries
+ Contests & Prizes
+ TMW T-Shirts
+ Search This Site
+ Add us to your site
Advertising & Media
+ Advertise on TMW
+ Our Sponsors
+ Contact Us
+ TMW Recognition
+ TMW Staff
+ Our Motorcycles
+ Our Ride Photos
+ Site Map
All content on
Total Motorcycle is copyright protected and actively monitored by
Honda VT750RS Shadow RS
Back to 2010 Honda Motorcycle Index Page
Click photos to enlarge.
They make great desktop images.
- 2010 Honda VT750RS Shadow RS
2010 Honda VT750RS Shadow RS
Here's rolling proof that classic ideas never go out of style: the 2010 Honda Shadow® RS. This agile and responsive V-twin roadster has clean, crisp lines and standard-style riding ergonomics that promise plenty of fun times ahead. The Shadow RS's higher pegs enhance ground clearance, and its thoroughly modern liquid-cooled 745cc V-twin engine with Honda's sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection adds to the riding pleasure. Savor the open road aboard the Honda Shadow RS.
Available in dealers March 2010
- Classic roadster tank shape and seat are inspired by the world of flat-track racing.
- A torquey 745cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine pumps out a strong spread of power over a broad rpm range.
- Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) incorporates a single 34mm-diameter throttle body.
- Sturdy 41mm front fork features a large-diameter billet-aluminum triple-clamp for a distinctive look plus confident, neutral handling and a plush 4.6 inches of wheel travel.
- Classic dual-shock rear suspension features five-position spring preload adjustability and 3.5 inches of wheel travel for a smooth ride.
- Lightweight chain final-drive system continues classic styling theme.
Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) incorporates a single 34 mm throttle body..
745 cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad
Crankshaft features long-stroke design to produce strong V-twin feel and
low-rpm torque peak..
Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two sparkplugs per cylinder for
excellent combustion efficiency and high power output..
Lightweight chain final drive system continues the classic styling theme..
Finned cylinders enhance appearance and give a big-bike look..
Wide-ratio five-speed transmission..
Reliable electric starting system..
Ignition with electronic advance offers dependability..
Air-injection system reduces emissions by injecting air into the exhaust
ports to ensure complete combustion.
Sturdy 41mm front fork features a large-diameter billet-aluminum triple-clamp
for a distinctive look plus confident, neutral handling and a plush 117 mm
(4.6 in.) of wheel travel..
Classic dual-shock rear suspension features five-position spring preload
adjustability for a smooth ride.
Classic roadster tank shape and seat are inspired by the world of flat-track
Brilliant 60-/55-watt halogen headlight..
Large custom-styled taillight and attractive retro-styled turn indicators..
Light weight and comfortable seating position make the Shadow RS perfect for all sorts or riding, whether you're an experienced
rider or new to motorcycling..
1 year, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty.
Honda Genuine Accessories
- Boulevard Screen (smoke), Backrest (low/tall), Backrest Mounting Bracket, Backrest Trim (low/tall), Touring Bag (plain/studded), Rear Carrier, Custom Grips, Master Cylinder Cap, License Plate Frame, Outdoor Cycle Cover.
2010 Honda VT750RS Shadow RS - Specifications
MSRP: $TBA USD
Engine Type: 745cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin
Bore and Stroke: 79mm x 76mm
Compression ratio: 9.6:1
Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder
Induction: PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 34mm throttle body
Ignition: Digital transistorized with electronic advance
Transmission: Wide-ratio five-speed
Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
Front: 41mm fork; 4.6 inches travel
Rear: Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel
Front: Single 296mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Wheelbase: 61.5 inches
Rake (Caster Angle): 32° 30'
Trail: 134mm (5.3 inches)
Seat Height: 29.4 inches
Fuel Capacity: 2.8 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve
Estimated Fuel Economy: 56 mpg
(Honda's fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.)
Color: Metallic Gray, Pearl White
Curb Weight*: 507 pounds
*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel--ready to ride.
Meets current EPA standards.
California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
2010 Honda VT750RS Shadow RS - Canada Specifications
Canada MSRP: $8,899 CDN
Liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin
Bore & Stroke
79 mm x 76 mm
Chain-driven SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder
PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
41 mm fork, 117 mm (4.6 in.) travel
Dual shocks with adjustable spring preload; 89 mm (3.5 in.) travel
100/90 - 19 front; 150/80 - 16 rear
Front single 296 mm disc with dual-piston caliper; rear drum
747 mm (29.4 in.)
1,562 mm (61.5 in.)
230 kg (507 lb) including required fluids and full tank of gas - ready to ride
10.6 litres, including 2.6-litre reserve
Heavy Grey Metallic
1 year, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty, extended coverage
available with Honda Plus