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2013 Honda Shadow Phantom VT750C2B Review
2013 Honda Shadow Phantom VT750C2B
You’ve never seen a Shadow like this…
The Shadow Phantom® celebrates the joy of back-to-basics motorcycling by delivering a V-twin ride packing a uniquely clean and uncluttered appearance. Check out the minimalist look and extensive black-out treatment that bring your eyeballs back to that very cool 745cc V-twin engine featuring the convenience and sophistication of Programmed Fuel Injection. By staking out the low-profile approach to cool, the Shadow Phantom reinforces the idea that bling ain’t everything in a bike.
The first time you lay eyes on the Shadow Phantom, it’s impossible to keep yourself from staring. Gawking, really. And wishing you had one in your garage. After all, this is the most unique Shadow we’ve ever made, an utterly stunning head-turner with its blacked-out 745cc V-twin engine and black rims sporting matte silver highlights, bobbed fenders, spoke wheels, and beefy front forks. Then the exhaust note hits you, a deep, throaty pulse rumbling from dual exhausts. It’s hard to resist, we know. And downright impossible once you’ve seen its price tag.
The Shadow Phantom 745cc V-twin engine features Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), ensuring easy cold-weather starting and seamless, any-condition fuel delivery.
Black to the Future.
Black is the color of confident power, and the Shadow Phantom has plenty of that. All-black engine, frame, rims, and handlebar—all ever so perfectly accented with matte silver highlights—makes this a machine everyone is going to take seriously.
The Phantom’s durable and virtually maintenance-free shaft final drive ensures smooth, dependable power delivery to the asphalt. No hassles, no grease flying everywhere. Just smooth, quiet power transfer.
2013 Honda Shadow Phantom VT750C2B Key Features
•745cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin
•Fuel-injected, blacked out engine and components
– Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Honda Genuine Accessories†
– Boulevard Screen (smoke), Custom Rider Seat, Solo Rider Rear Carrier, Backrest (tall/low), Rear Carrier, Backrest/Rear Carrier Mounting Brackets, Tank Belt (plain/studded), Saddlebags, Saddlebag Supports, Saddlebag Liner Set, Touring Bag (plain/studded/fringed), Front Pouch (plain/studded), Cycle Cover
† WARRANTY: Because we’re so confident in the quality of each of our Honda Genuine accessories, we’re pleased to offer one of the best warranties in the industry. One-year warranty begins on the day accessories are purchased by the customer.
2013 Honda Shadow Phantom VT750C2B Features and Benefits
Shaft Final Drive
Spoked Wheels – Spoked black wheels and hubs feature a 120/90-17 front tire and 160/80-15 rear tire to complete the overall custom look.
Shorty Front Fender – Minimalist front fender gives the Shadow Phantom a lighter, cleaner, more progressive look.
Front Disc Brake – If there’s one place you DON’T want retro performance, it’s when it comes to your brakes. That’s why we gave the Shadow Phantom a 296mm front disc for distinctly modern stopping power.
Black Finish – Bobber-inspired styling with extensive blacked-out and matte finishes.
Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) – Forget about fiddling with a choke—the Shadow’s fuel injection system means no-hassle startups on cold mornings or at high altitudes, and optimal performance in any condition.
V-Twin Engine – Nothing pumps out the torque like a big V-Twin. The Phantom’s power makes it perfect for both around-town cruising, commutes, and casual weekend-long rides.
Five-Speed Transmission – Wide-ratio five-speed transmission lets you cruise the boulevard at a low, unhurried pace, yet lets you hop on the highway without revving the engine through the roof.
Three-Valve Dual-Plug Combustion Chamber
Low Seat Height – Skimming the pavement at just 25.7 inches, the Phantom’s low seat height makes flat-footing it at stoplights or in parking lots a breeze. And the Phantom’s narrow seat/tank junction makes it feel even lower.
Gunfighter Saddle – Sleek, one-piece gunfighter-type seat is comfortable and looks great too.
2-Into-2 Exhaust System – Sleek new pipes feature bullet-style mufflers for that classic cruiser style of yesteryear. Large-diameter head pipes and 2-into-2 system design combine to put out true, V-twin cruiser sound.
2013 Honda Shadow Phantom VT750C2B – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in USD
Engine Type 745cc liquid-cooled 52 degrees V-twin
Bore And Stroke 79mm x 76mm
Induction PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 34mm throttle body
Ignition Digital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Valve Train SOHC; three valves per cylinder
Transmission Wide-ratio five-speed
Final Drive Shaft
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Front Suspension 41mm fork; 4.6 inches travel
Rear Suspension Dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel
Front Brake Single 296mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear Brake Drum
Front Tire 120/90-17
Rear Tire 160/80-15
Rake 34 degrees (Caster Angle)
Trail 161mm (6.3 inches)
Wheelbase 64.6 inches
Seat Height 25.8 inches
Curb Weight 549 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel ready to ride.)
Fuel Capacity 3.7 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve
Miles Per Gallon 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.
Emissions Meets current EPA standards. California version meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available Colors Matte Black Metallic
Model Id VT750C2B
FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION
One Year Transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
2013 Honda Shadow Phantom VT750C2B – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: TBA CDN
2013 Honda Shadow Phantom VT750C2B – Europe/UK Specifications/Technical Details
European MSRP Price: See dealer for Pricing.
UK RRP: £TBA (Prices are recommended and inclusive of VAT @ 20% and delivery)
2013 Honda Shadow Phantom VT750C2B – Australia Specifications/Technical Details
Australia MSRP Price: $TBA AU