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2000 Honda VT1100C3 Shadow Aero
2000 Honda VT1100C3 Shadow Aero

2000 Honda VT1100C3 Shadow Aero
2000 Honda VT1100C3 Shadow Aero

 

– 2000 Honda VT1100C3 Shadow Aero

The 2000 VT1100C3 is for the rider who seeks the nostalgic style and feel of motorcycles of a bygone era.


Features & Benefits

New for 2000
· Three stunning two-tone colors join classic Black: Black/Pearl Beige, Black/Red and Black/Yellow.

Engine
· Liquid-cooled 1099cc 45¡ V-twin single-pin-crankshaft engine produces rumbling power at low rpm for seamless, responsive performance.
· Rubber engine-mounting isolates unwanted vibrations for comfortable cruising.
· Three-valve cylinder head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for efficient combustion and high power at all rpm.
· Dual 36mm CV carburetors offer crisp throttle response at all rpm.
· Heavily chromed, two-into-one-into-one exhaust system produces rich V-twin sound and enhances appearance with low-slung look and stylish fishtail tip.
· Maintenance-free hydraulic valve-lash adjusters make routine valve adjustments a thing of the past.
· Smooth-shifting five-speed gearbox with chromed heel-toe shifter has the right gear for any speed, enhancing the engine’s power characteristics.
· Other maintenance-free features include solid-state digital ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioners.
· Extensive use of chrome finishing of engine parts includes crankcase covers, clutch cover and starter cover.
· Black-finished crankcases and cylinders with buffed fin edges complement chrome finishes.
· Reliable electric-starter system.
Chassis/Suspension
· Overall length of 8 feet 2.5 inches contributes to the Aero’s stretched-out classic look and low seat height.
· Sturdy, 41mm front fork with chromed covers provides 5.9 inches of plush yet responsive travel.
· Dual chromed shocks feature an advanced internal valve system for a comfortable ride.
· Casual riding position with 38-inch-wide handlebar and low, 28.5-inch saddle-style seat offers all-day comfort and custom appearance.
· Large-diameter front disc brake with twin-piston caliper combined with a rear disc brake provide excellent stopping power.
· Strong and lightweight wire-spoke wheels.
· Ultra-wide, low, 140/80-17 white-sidewall front tire on chromed spoked rim enhances timeless styling and contributes to a comfortable ride.
· Massive, 170/80-15 white-sidewall rear tire offers a wide footprint and a radical custom look.
· Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, low-maintenance operation.

Additional Features
· Large, beautifully finished 4.2-gallon gas tank offers extended touring range.
· Custom, wide-style saddle with detachable passenger portion offers a high level of rider and passenger comfort.
· Sleek, retro styling features deeply valanced front and rear fenders with chromed accent trim and fisheye-style turn signals on chrome mounting bars.
· Polished aluminum floorboards feature a unique vibration-damping inner steel plate and hinged design for added comfort and functionality.
· Chromed brake pedal has rubber pad for excellent grip and features hinged design to complement hinged floorboard.
· Beautifully chromed headlight nacelle houses electric speedometer with an electronic speed sensor and features a large white face with easy-to-read classic numerals.
· Computer-designed multi-reflector headlight with plastic lens provides superb lighting and simplified design.
· Convenient push-to-cancel turn-signal switch and handlebar-mounted choke lever.
· Comfortably padded large-diameter handgrips.
· Polished aluminum master cylinder, handlebar switch-housings and triple-clamp assembly.
· Handlebar switches and controls use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
· Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage limited warranty.

Available Accessories
· Cruiser windshield.
· Radiator guard.
· Chrome radiator trim.
· Backrest and rear carrier. (Items also available separately.)
· Front fender extension.
· Rear fender extension.
· Leather saddlebags.

Specifications:

Engine
1099cc liquid-cooled, 45-degree V-twin, single pin crank

Bore and Stroke
87.5mm x 91.4mm

Compression Ratio
8.0:1

Valve Train
SOHC; 3 valves per cylinder, self-adjusting hydraulic

Carburetion
Twin 36mm, diaphragm-type, CV

Transmission
Wide-ratio, 5-speed

Final Drive
Shaft

Front Suspension
41mm fork; 150mm travel

Rear Suspension
Dual shocks with 5 way spring preload adjustment 95mm travel

Front Brakes
Single 316mm disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear Brakes
Single 276mm disc with single-piston caliper

Front Tires
140/80-17

Rear Tires
170/80-15

Wheelbase
1680mm (66.1 in.)

Seat Height
725mm (28.5 in.)

Dry Weight
279kg (615.0 lbs.)

Fuel Capacity
16.8 litres (3.7 Imp. gal.)

Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.

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