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2017 Honda Gold Wing Review
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Experience it all. In style…
For over four decades, the Gold Wing® has been the ultimate motorcycle for two-up long-distance travel, and the 2017 model continues this legacy. In addition to its renowned powerful and smooth engine and remarkably sporty handling, no other motorcycle can match the Gold Wing’s luxury accommodations for both rider and passenger, including the latest generation of sophisticated electronic amenities such as an innovative, user-friendly navigation system with the capability to share favorite ride routes with friends and other riders. The Gold Wing also incorporates a built-in MP3/iPod® interface and an SRS CS Auto™ technology surround-sound system for a premium listening experience. With its progressive styling, significant luggage capacity, terrific protection from wind and weather, and suspension settings that provide an amazingly compliant ride—plus optional features including ABS and the world’s first motorcycle airbag—the Gold Wing’s reputation as the most celebrated two-up machine in motorcycle history remains unchallenged.
It’s time to live the dream. Pack up the Gold Wing’s saddlebags. Program your trip into the Gold Wing’s available navi system. Settle in behind that full-coverage windshield and bodywork. And make some memories that will last a lifetime. Now you’re living the dream. Not dreaming about it.
Gold Wing’s available navi system makes it easy to plan trip routes. You can share your trips with friends, or download routes from others. And when you’re using your navi system, you’ll notice features like a lane guidance/junction view feature and a GPS receiver that captures satellite signals faster.
Your Personal Soundtrack Never Sounded Better
Other features include mobile-device connectivity, so you’ll be able
to enjoy your adventure even more. Add the incredible line-up of the available
Sirius XM® entertainment programming, and the available NavTraffic®
and NavWeather™ features, you can stay on course and ahead of bad weather.*
*Sirius XM Radio, NavTraffic and NavWeather are available on the 2017 Gold Wing Audio Comfort Navi XM and 2017 Gold Wing Audio Comfort Navi XM ABS models only. Sirius XM Radio requires a subscription, sold separately after the first 90 days.
Travel first class.
Since 1975, the Gold Wing has set the standard for a luxurious tourer. No
other two-up motorbike can match the combination of power and refinement.
Travel Gold Wing class and discover a supremely comfortable and rewarding
way to see the world.
Even a long tour never feels long.
Luxury is fitted as standard, but underneath the surface is a powerful touring
machine. The unique fuel-injected 1832cc flat-six engine delivers tireless
power with amazing smoothness and lack of noise. The Gold Wing’s five-speed
gearbox comes complete with overdrive and shaft final drive. The result is
smooth power with low cruising revs, more comfort and less fuel use.
The front fairing has been specially designed to improve protection against wind and weather.
If the weather does change for the worse, it’s good to know there’s heated handlebar grips, heated seats and a foot warming system. There’s also a windscreen-adjustment system with six height settings. Suddenly winter rides feel like summer again.
No need to pack light
Between the fairing pockets, top box and larger panniers, the Gold Wing boasts
over 150 litres of luggage capacity. The specially-designed luggage features
a remote-control key lock.
Choose Your Performance Package
The Gold Wing is available in three distinct performance package options. Take your journey to the next level with exclusive features like Premium Surround Audio; Sirius XM® Radio with navigation, traffic, and weather; trip planner; a tire pressure monitoring system; ABS; and heated grips and seat
Options & Pricing
The Honda Gold Wing has always offered power, performance, handling and touring comfort. That’s why it’s always led the touring-bike class. For 2017, you can choose from three option packages.
Each package is designed to optimize your riding experience with such exclusive features as Sirius XM Radio with NavTraffic/NavWeather and our Trip Planner software. Our premium audio package gives you surround sound and more. Cold-weather comfort features like heated grips, a heated seat and passenger backrest, foot-level warm-air ducts and better lower-leg wind protection make a great ride even better. And Combined Anti-Lock Brakes (C-ABS) help you stop with more confidence in less than ideal conditions.
Gold Wing Audio Comfort
Features & Options
1832cc liquid-cooled, horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine; heated grips, seat & foot warmer; Premium Surround Sound; Cruise Control; Electric Reverse
Gold Wing Audio Comfort Navi XM
Features & Options
Adds: Satellite-Linked Navigation System & Sirius XM Radio, Weather & Traffic
Gold Wing Audio Comfort Navi XM ABS
Features & Options
Adds: Combined Anti-Lock Brakes
2017 Honda Gold Wing www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Always moving toward greatness.
Superior engineering and build quality have always set the Gold Wing apart. You can see it in the Gold Wing’s fit and finish the moment you lay eyes on it. But once you take your first ride, that’s when you know you’re finally ready for it.
For over 40 years, Gold Wing has been the absolute gold standard in motorcycling. This year’s model is no exception. As always, it’s revolutionary, extraordinary and standard-setting.
•Next-Generation Premium Audio System offers direct MP3/iPod connectivity plus access to the device functions through handlebar controls.
•SRS CS Auto™ technology surround-sound system brings the latest in sound system technology to the Gold Wing.
•80-watt-per-channel power amplifier provides clear, crisp sound at all highway speeds.
•Six-element speaker system includes two rear speakers, a pair of front speakers and two tweeters for a rich, full surround-sound quality.
•Tuner features auto bass control combined with auto volume control.
•Five-position heated grips for cold-weather riding.
•Five-position heated seat/backrest combination with individual rider and passenger controls for optimum comfort.
•Foot-warming system channels engine-heated air over the rider’s feet and is controlled by a fairing-mounted lever.
•Urethane seat material and cover material give added comfort.
•The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) monitors pressure in both tires while riding. When a significantly underinflated tire is detected, a warning light will display below the tachometer.
•Slow-speed, electric reverse system is engaged with the simple push of the thumb control on the right handlebar.
•Lightweight electronic cruise-control system utilizes a 16-bit ECU-based, motor-actuated throttle mechanism.
•A simple yet ingenious ratcheting windscreen-adjustment system provides six settings over nearly 4.0 inches of travel. Operated manually, the mechanism eliminates the weight and complexity of electric motors.
•Fresh styling cues produce a more integrated appearance along with a sporting edge, adding to the premium touring visage.
•Fairing adds extra wind protection, especially to the lower body and leg areas.
•Adjustable and closeable windscreen vent routes fresh air to the rider’s face or chest.
•The Gold Wing trunk provides 60 liters of storage capacity. Two full-face helmets fit easily in the trunk. Overall, the Gold Wing has a total of more than 150 liters of storage space between trunk, saddlebags and fairing pockets.
•Handy central storage pocket added to models without airbag.
•Specially designed luggage features a remote-control key lock, permitting pop-open rear trunk operation; remote lock/unlock for the trunk and saddlebags; and horn-actuated bike locator. If remote locking is attempted while a lid is open, the turn signals flash to alert the rider.
•Updated instrumentation styling lends a high-performance touch.
•Instrument displays for speedometer, tachometer, coolant temperature and fuel level, plus adjustable backlighting and high-luminescence white pointers. Indicator/warning lights are provided for reverse, neutral, overdrive, oil pressure, fuel injection, high beam, sidestand, cruise on, cruise set, low tire pressure and low fuel. A high-resolution LCD housed in a separate module is visible in all lighting conditions and displays the odometer, A/B tripmeter, ambient temperature, audio modes, CB, rear-suspension setting, trunk/saddlebag-open indicators and clock.
•Motorized headlight-aiming system is operated by a rocker switch and provides 2.5 degrees of adjustment from level.
•Large 6.6-gallon fuel tank houses the PGM-FI fuel pump and provides excellent long-distance cruising range.
•20-amp YTX maintenance-free battery.
Next-Generation Honda Satellite Linked Navigation System™ available:
•Fully integrated navigation system with bright color screen.
•Next-generation receiver gives quicker satellite connection.
•3-D terrain view, lane assist with junction view and more.
•Complete United States (including Alaska and Hawaii) and Canada mapping with points of interest installed.
•Points-of-interest information includes Honda dealers, fuel stations, restaurants, lodging, attractions, transportation, government and emergency information and saved rider’s input with home function.
•Voice prompting through headsets or speakers.
•On-screen text guidance and pop-up menus.
•Easy-to-use handlebar and fairing-mounted controls.
XM Radio available:
•XM Radio offers 170 channels from coast to coast, including commercial-free music, premier sports, news, talk radio, comedy, children’s and entertainment programming.
XM NavTraffic available:
•XM NavTraffic is the nation’s leading traffic information service, combining continuously updated information on incidents with the ability to re-route riders around trouble spots as displayed on the navigation system screen.
XM NavWeather available:
•The XM NavWeather service uses sophisticated Threat Matrix™ technology to track nationwide weather information for more than 20 different weather conditions, then scales and customizes this detail to the rider’s specific location and route. XM NavWeather can alert riders to severe conditions before they ride into them. The service works with the Navigation System to display information via color weather icons or warning signals on the navigation screen, and can give the rider the option to easily re-route around a storm’s path. The service also provides multi-day forecasts based on weather monitoring stations across the United States.
•Industry-first fully integrated rider airbag on a motorcycle.
•The airbag module contains the airbag and inflator and is positioned in front of the rider.
•The ECU positioned to the right of the module detects changes in acceleration based on information it receives from the two crash sensors (one positioned on each of the fork legs) to determine whether to inflate the airbag in certain frontal impacts.
•Powerful, fuel-injected 1,832cc six-cylinder engine produces smooth, effortless power.
•Parallel two-valve cylinder-head design utilizes direct shim-under-bucket valve actuation, which allows the first valve-clearance inspection service to be at 32,000 miles.
•Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI).
•Two 40mm diameter throttle bodies deliver air to six specially designed Keihin 50 psi high-pressure programmed fuel injectors. Fuel is delivered through four nozzle holes in each injector, producing an atomized fuel mixture that is highly combustible for optimum efficiency and power.
•The ECU provides two digital 3-D fuel-injection maps for each cylinder, creating ideal fuel mixture and spark advance settings for superb rideability. Unique knock-control sensors monitor for knock to improve performance.
•ECU closed-loop emissions system utilizes two oxygen sensors to constantly deliver a precise air/fuel mixture, while two exhaust catalyzers further reduce emissions of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides.
•Two side-mounted radiators enhance cooling efficiency and use low-air-pressure areas created by side cowls to draw cooling air through the radiators and beyond the rider at highway speeds.
•Efficient stainless-steel 6-into-2 exhaust system produces a pleasing, aggressive sound.
•Precise-shifting five-speed transmission includes overdrive fifth.
•Twin-spar aluminum frame.
•Suspension settings front and rear yield excellent compliance for a supple ride and exceptional comfort.
•Unique Pro Arm® Rear Suspension.
•Dual full-floating 296mm front discs with Combined Braking System (CBS) three-piston calipers and a single ventilated 316mm rear disc with one CBS three-piston caliper provide excellent braking power.
•Optional Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS).
•Model equipped with ABS features an electric-motor-driven modulator that provides rapid and precise braking-pressure adjustments, resulting in smooth ABS operation. The system incorporates an integrated ECU, self-diagnostics with an interactive ECU test function and automatic protection against system failure.
•Massive 45mm fork houses a cartridge damper in the right leg, with 4.8 inches of travel for a smooth, superb ride in all road conditions.
•Anti-dive system minimizes front fork dive when braking. The system utilizes brake-fluid pressure generated in the secondary CBS master cylinder mounted on the left fork leg and is activated by input from either the front-brake lever or the rear-brake pedal.
•Pro-Link® Rear Suspension incorporates a shock with suspension settings for enhanced ride compliance.
•Computer-controlled adjustable hydraulic rear suspension preload is easily set by the rider with pushbutton controls, and features a two-position memory.
•Cast-aluminum 18 x 3.5-inch front and 16 x 5.0-inch rear wheels are lightweight, strong and clear-coated to ease cleaning. Radial touring tires are specifically engineered for the Gold Wing.
Transferable three-year, unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Honda Genuine Accessories*
Audio Accessories: 40-Channel CB Radio Kit, CB Antenna Kit, Deluxe Headsets (for open-face and full-face helmets), Push-to-Talk Switch, Replacement Headset Coil Cord, Replacement Headset Hardware Kit, Replacement Boom Mike Windsock
Cargo Accessories: Saddlebag/Trunk Liner Set, Deluxe Saddlebag/Trunk Mat Set, Saddlebag Lid Organizer with GL Logo, Trunk Inner Light, Trunk Inner Light Harness, Chrome Trunk Rack, Inner Trunk Pouch, Fairing Pouch with GL Logo, Saddlebag Cooler with Honda Logo, Trunk Net, Coin Holder, Gold Wing Owner’s Manual Folio
Convenience Accessories: Passenger Armrests, Tall Vented Windscreen, 12-Volt DC Accessory Socket Kit, Foglight Kit (LED)
Protection Accessories: Cycle Cover with GL Logo, Half Cover
Color Match Accessories: Rear Spoiler with Brake Light
Chrome Appearance Accessories: Front Fender Ornament, GL Icon Fender Ornament, Front Fender Emblem, Front Fender Extension, Front Fender Rail, Front Disc Covers, Chrome Bar Ends, Gold Cylinder Head Cover Emblem Set, Silver Cylinder Head Cover Emblem Set, Passenger Floorboard Lower Covers, Swingarm Pivot Covers with GL Logo, Chrome Sidestand, Rear Spoiler Accent, Trunk Handle with GL Logo, License-Plate Frame with GL Logo, Exhaust Tips with GL Logo
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.
Note: Following the 90-day free trial period, XM Radio, XM NavTraffic and
XM NavWeather are available on a subscription basis for a fee, which can be
combined with, or separate from, other SiriusXM subscriptions.
•Meets current CARB and EPA standards.
•Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
SRS CS Auto is a trademark of SRS Labs, Inc.
CS Auto technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc.
2017 Honda Gold Wing www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
Powerful fuel-injected 1,832 cc six-cylinder engine produces smooth, effortless power while surpassing the California Air Resources Board (CARB) emission standards. An ECU-controlled closed-loop emission control system utilizes two oxygen sensors to constantly deliver a precise air/fuel mixture, while two exhaust catalytic converters further reduce emissions of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides. And what’s more, efficient stainless steel six-into-two exhaust system produces a pleasing, powerful sound.
Excellent handling & manoeuvrability
Low, forward engine placement and solid engine-mounting produce excellent road handling characteristics and impressive low-speed manoeuvrability.
Silent-type camshaft chains with automatic adjusters provide reliable, maintenance-free operation. Parallel two-valve cylinder-head design utilizes direct shim-under-bucket valve actuation and requires no 1,000 km service. The Nickalloy crankshaft bearing caps provide quiet operation throughout the engine’s operating temperature range, and powerful 1,300-watt alternator uses a fluid-damper (viscous coupling) system to minimize alternator noise.
Two 40 mm-diameter throttle bodies deliver air to six specially designed Keihin 50-psi high-pressure programmed fuel injectors (PGM-FI). Fuel is delivered through four nozzle tips in each injector, producing an atomized fuel mixture that is highly combustible for optimum efficiency and power.
Electronic control unit (ECU) provides two digital 3-D fuel injection maps for each cylinder and one digital 3-D ignition map for each cylinder, creating ideal fuel mixture and spark advance settings for superb rideability. Unique knock-control sensors monitor ignition advance to improve performance throughout the entire rpm range.
The Gold Wing’s drivetrain uses a sturdy eight-plate clutch with maintenance-free hydraulic-assist, and a precise-shifting five-speed transmission with a tall fifth gear for effortless highway cruising.
Precise idle control
Rotary Air Control Valve (RACV) maintains precise idle control under widely varying engine loads and operating temperatures.
Engine cooling system features a series-flow coolant flow pattern that offers cold-start rideability and provides rapid engine warm-up. A compact water pump is mounted behind the engine and is driven directly by the crankshaft, contributing to quicker engine warm-up.
Enhanced cooling efficiency
Two side-mounted radiators enhance cooling efficiency and use low-air-pressure areas created by side cowls to draw cooling air through the radiators and beyond the rider at highway speeds.
Superb riding comfort
The innovative aluminum frame is specifically engineered for optimum rigidity with tuned flex. This combination of rigidity and flexibility produces excellent handling, superb riding comfort and wonderful road feel.
Minimal engine vibration
Inherently smooth flat-six-cylinder engine also serves as a tuned stressed frame member. The solid engine-mounting system utilizes specially designed hangers and carefully matched mounting bolts to provide both excellent road feel and minimal engine vibration.
Excellent braking power
Dual full-floating 296 mm front discs with Dual-Combined Braking System three-piston calipers and a single ventilated 316 mm rear disc with one Dual-Combined Braking System three-piston caliper provide excellent braking power. Honda’s Dual-Combined Braking System features a second master cylinder and a three-stage proportional control valve (PCV) to couple the three-piston calipers of the dual front and single rear disc brakes. Using the front brake lever activates the outer two pistons of the front right-side caliper and the centre piston of the front left-side caliper and, acting through the secondary master cylinder and an inline proportioning valve, the outer two pistons of the rear caliper. The rear brake pedal operates the centre piston of the rear brake caliper, the centre piston of the front right-side brake caliper and the outer two pistons of the front left-side caliper. A delay valve sensitive to the rider’s pedal pressure smoothes front brake engagement. Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) features an electric-motor-driven modulator that provides rapid and precise braking-pressure adjustments, resulting in smooth ABS operation. The system incorporates an integrated ECU, self-diagnostics with an interactive ECU test function, and automatic protection against system failure. Massive 45 mm front fork houses a cartridge damper in the right leg with 122 mm (4.8 in.) of travel for a smooth yet superb ride in
Push-button adjustable suspension
Computer-controlled adjustable hydraulic rear suspension preload is easily set by the rider with push-button controls and features a two-position memory.
Unique shaft drive
Unique damping system in the shaft drive utilizes a double-pipe structure, with a rubber-bonded coating applied to the inner pipe to absorb road shock and engine torque.
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) automatically reads the inflation pressure of the front and rear tires and alerts you if it detects under-inflation.
Relaxed touring or sport riding
The Gold Wing rigid Pro-Arm single-sided cast aluminum swingarm provides simplified servicing of the rear wheel and tire, while assuring optimum handling. The beautiful multi-box-section aluminum dual-spar frame sets new class standards for handling, and Pro-Link-mounted rear shock provides 105 mm (4.1 in.) of plush travel for relaxed touring or sportier riding.
Excellent traction & cornering grip
Cast aluminum 18 x 3.5-inch front wheel and 16 x 5.0-inch rear wheel are lightweight and strong. Radial touring tires are specifically engineered for the Gold Wing, providing a combination of excellent traction, cornering grip and long tire life.
Minimized fork dive
Massive 45 mm front fork incorporates an anti-dive system that minimizes fork dive when braking. The system utilizes brake fluid pressure generated in the secondary Dual-Combined Braking System master cylinder mounted on the left fork leg and is activated by input from either the front brake lever or the rear brake pedal. This application of anti-dive and Dual-Combined Braking System produces enhanced stability when manoeuvring at both low speeds and highway speeds.
Comfort for one or two
The parallel two-valve cylinder head design, together with side-mounted radiators, allows optimum ergonomics, with excellent rider foot room and a large passenger cockpit, and an ergonomically designed saddle with a low 740 mm (29.1 in.) seat height has a plush passenger seat with integral backrest and side support for all-day riding comfort. The five-position heated grips and five-position heated seat/backrest combination with individual rider and passenger controls for optimum comfort, and foot-warming system channels engine-heated air over the rider’s feet and is controlled by a fairing-mounted lever.
Beauty and ingenuity
The Gold Wing aerodynamic bodywork is functional as well as beautiful, providing excellent rider wind protection while reducing the aerodynamic drag coefficient. A simple yet ingenious ratcheting windshield-adjustment system provides six settings, over nearly 100 mm (4 inches) of travel and protection. Operated manually, the mechanism eliminates the weight and complexity of electric motors. The handsome two-piece aluminum handlebars are strong yet lightweight and the engine and saddlebag guards help protect the bodywork in case of a tip-over. To further protect its beauty, a silver powder-coated finish helps ensure the aluminum frame will remain beautiful for years to come. Headlight system features two 55-watt H7 low-beam and two 55-watt H7 high-beam bulbs with computer-designed multi-reflectors. In high-beam operation, all four bulbs produce a distinctive front lighting signature, and the motorized headlight aiming system is operated by a dial switch and provides 2.5 degrees of adjustment from level.
Huge storage capacity
Specially designed luggage features a remote-control key-lock, permitting pop-open rear trunk operation; a remote lock/unlock feature for the trunk and the saddlebags; and a horn-actuated bike locator. If remote locking is attempted while a lid is open, the emergency lights flash to alert the rider. The spacious luggage gives the Gold Wing a total capacity of well over 150 litres, including the fairing pockets. The saddlebag lids feature hydraulic dampers for smooth operation. Soft-touch plastic elastomer provides a luxurious feel to the front console, front and rear-pocket covers, and the passenger armrests.
Information at a glance
Instrument cluster includes white-on-black analog displays for speedometer, tachometer, coolant temperature and fuel level, plus features adjustable backlighting and high-luminescence red pointers. Indicator/warning lights are provided for reverse, neutral, overdrive, oil pressure, fuel injection, high beam, sidestand, cruise on, cruise set and low fuel. A high-resolution LCD, housed in a separate module, is visible in all lighting conditions and displays the odometer, A/B tripmeter, ambient temperature, audio modes, CB, rear-suspension setting, trunk/saddlebag-open indicators and a clock.
Navigation & audio system
Next-Generation Honda Satellite Linked Navigation System includes: a bright colour screen; quick satellite connection; 3-D terrain view, lane assist with junction view and more; complete Canada and U.S. mapping with points of interest installed; points-of-interest information includes fuel stations, restaurants, lodging, attractions, transportation, government and emergency information and saved rider’s input with home function; step-by-step verbal directions through headsets or speakers; on-screen text guidance and pop-up menus; easy-to-use handlebar and fairing-mounted controls; user-friendly programmability that allows you to plan trip routes on your home computer and upload them into your Gold Wing’s navi system or share them with friends. Next-Generation premium audio system includes: direct MP3/i-Pod® connectivity plus full device control through handlebar controls; SRS CS Auto™ technology surround-sound system; 80-watt-per-channel power amplifier provides clear, crisp sound at all highway speeds; six-element speaker system with two rear speakers, a pair of front speakers and two tweeters for a rich, full surround sound quality; tuner features auto bass control combined with auto volume control
Self-cancelling turn signals, dual helmet locks, fully illuminated handlebar and radio switches and fold-down antenna for easy storage are just some of the handy features included. Convenient ignition switch/fork lock adds security, padded passenger handrails and an easy-to-use centrestand are rider-friendly and the dual electric spiral horns trumpet a distinctive note that is a pleasure to hear.To make life easier, the Tire Pressure Management System (TPMS) automatically reads the inflation pressure of the front and rear tires and alerts you if it detects under-inflation, and an adjustable and closeable windshield vent routes fresh air to the rider’s face or chest. The slow-speed electric reverse system is engaged with the simple push of the thumb controls on the right handlebar, and with the lightweight electronic cruise control system utilizing a 16-bit ECU-controlled, motor-actuated throttle mechanism – the rider can relax and enjoy the road. Maintenance-free features include: automatic choke, RACV automatic idle, programmed fuel injection, automatic cam-chain adjusters, 20-amp YTX maintenance-free sealed battery and computer-controlled hydraulic rear spring preload adjustment. For additional confidence there are adjustable brake and clutch levers, an extensive tool kit and a large 25-litre fuel tank that houses the PGM-FI fuel pump, providing excellent long-distance cruising range.
3 year, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus.
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USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ USD
Model may not be available
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Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ See dealer for pricing in CDN
Engine & Drivetrain
Liquid-cooled horizontally opposed six-cylinder
Bore & Stroke
74 mm x 71 mm
SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Five-speed including overdrive, plus electric reverse
Chassis & Suspension
45 mm cartridge fork with anti-dive system; 122 mm (4.8 in.) travel
Pro-Arm single-sided swingarm with Pro-Link single shock with computer-controlled preload adjustment and two memory presets; 105 mm (4.1 in.) travel
Front: 130/70R-18 Rear: 180/60R-16
Front: dual 296 mm discs with three-piston calipers Rear: single 316 mm disc with three-piston caliper and Dual-Combined Braking System with ABS
740 mm (29.1 in.)
1,690 mm (66.5 in.)
417 kg (919 lbs.) including required fluids and full tank of gas – ready to ride
Blue Metallic / Graphite Black (SE), Candy Red
3 year, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus.
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European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £23499 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Bore Ã— Stroke (mm) 74 x71
Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection with automatic choke with automatic choke
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Engine Displacement (cc) 1832
Engine Type (cm³) Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 12-valve SOHC flat-6
Max. Power Output 87kW/5,500rpm (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque 167Nm/4,000rpm (95/1/EC)
Brakes Front 296 x 4.5mm dual hydraulic discs with 3-piston calipers, Combined
ABS, floating rotors and sintered metal pads
Brakes Rear 316 x 11mm ventilated disc with 3-piston caliper, Combined ABS and sintered metal pads.
Suspension Front 45mm telescopic fork with anti-dive, 140mm stroke
Suspension Rear Pro-Link Pro-Arm with electronically-controlled spring preload adjustment, 105mm axle travel
Tyre Size Front 130/70 R18 (63H)
Tyre Size Rear 180/60 R16 (74H)
Wheels Front Hollow-section 5-spoke cast aluminium
Wheels Rear Hollow-section 5-spoke cast aluminium
Dimensions and Weights
Battery Capacity (VAh) 12V-20Ah
Caster Angle 29° 15’
Dimensions (LÃ—WÃ—H) (mm) 2630 x 945 x 1455
Frame type Diamond; triple-box-section aluminium twin-spar
Fuel Consumption 43.1mpg (WMTC mode)
Ground Clearance (mm) 125
Kerb Weight (kg) 421
Seat Height (mm) 740
Trail (mm) 109
Wheelbase (mm) 1690
Clutch Hydraulic, wet multiplate with coil springs
Final Drive Enclosed shaft
Gearbox 5-speed (including overdrive. Plus electric reverse)
Manufacturer Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice on Total Motorcycle (TMW).