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2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750
2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750

2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750
2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750

2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750
2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750

2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750
2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750

– 2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750

2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750

The Shadow Spirit 750’s style is classic cruiser. But with a sportier attitude. Featuring a low 25.7-inch seat, beefy V-twin and long, lean lines stretching to its 21-inch front wheel for a vibe that is classic “dragbike”. With Honda’s reputation for quality, this is a bike you’ll enjoy for years of trouble-free riding. And you get it all with one very reasonable price tag. The Shadow 750 Spirit. The performance is pure Honda, the spirit is pure sport.

The Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit combines an eye-grabbing custom appearance with a long and low chassis and a sporty ride and feel. Sit in the sleek gunfighter-style saddle, and right away you’ll notice that the seat height is extra-low yet the riding position feels more sporty than on most cruisers. A narrow front tire on a big 21-inch front wheel, combined with quicker steering geometry, gives the VT750C2 Shadow Spirit superb handling and ride comfort. Now crack the throttle and feel the strong power from the 745 cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine. For a cruiser that’s like nothing else you’ve ever ridden, swing a leg over the VT750C2 Shadow Spirit.

Big-bike looks, street-rod styling and a muscular V-twin engine come together in a surprisingly affordable package that’s perfect for cruising city streets as well as exploring back-country roads.


Features & Benefits

New for 2009

– New Candy Dark Red, Pearl White/Silver Pinstripe and Pearl Black/Red Pinstripe colors join Black.

– Stylish new 3-D emblems on Candy Dark Red and Black colors.


Unique Features

– A 21-inch front wheel for a narrow, custom look and light steering feel.

– Incredibly low 25.7-inch seat height.

– Big-bike looks and feel at a very attractive price.



– 745cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.

– Crankshaft features long-stroke design along with high-mass ACG to produce strong V-twin feel and low-rpm torque peak.

– Single 34mm constant-velocity (CV) carburetor offers crisp throttle response.

– Three-Valve Dual-Plug Combustion Chamber (see Technology Section).

– Finned cylinders enhance appearance and give a big-bike look.

– Aluminum radiator maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life. Mounted between frame rails for enhanced appearance.

– Wide-ratio five-speed transmission.

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

– Sleek two-into-two exhaust system features bullet-style mufflers for a classic street-rod look.



– Innovative frame design features large, steel tube backbone reaching back from cast steering head to rear of the engine case for simplicity and strength.

– Sturdy and responsive 41mm front fork features large-diameter chrome-steel shrouds and large billet-aluminum triple-clamp for a distinctive retro look. Delivers confident, neutral handling and plush 4.6-inch wheel travel.

– Large 4mm-thick fork brace mounted under fender enhances rigidity.

– Dual-shock rear suspension features five-position spring preload adjustability and eye-catching chrome covers, while offering 3.5 inches of wheel travel for a smooth ride.

– Single front disc brake with twin-piston caliper grips a 296mm drilled rotor between sintered metal pads. Rear brake is drum type.

– Shaft final-drive system provides smooth and reliable low-maintenance operation.


Additional Features

– Chrome highlights include cylinder-head cover, air-cleaner cover, left and right engine sidecovers, brake and clutch lever brackets, rear brake pedal, shift lever, swingarm pivot cap, ignition switch cover, handlebar, rear shock covers and headlight.

– Handlebar design offers sporty, street-rod feel.

– Tank-mounted speedometer features attractive chrome instrument housing.

– Sleek, one-piece gunfighter-type seat.

– Custom, integrated taillight design.

– Stylish 3.7-gallon fuel tank.

– Brilliant, 60-/55-watt halogen headlight.

– Steering-head lock and helmet lock for added security when parked.

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

– Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda USA- certified unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Riders Club of America® (HRCA®).


Honda Genuine Accessories

– Touring Accessories: Custom Windscreen, Leather Saddlebags (three styles: Studded, Fringed or Plain), Synthetic Leather Saddlebags, Leather Tank Belt (two styles: Studded or Plain), Leather Front Pouch (three styles: Studded, Fringed or Plain), Leather Touring Bag (three styles: Studded, Fringed or Plain), Saddlebag Liner Set.

– Chrome Accessories: Light Bar, Spotlight Visors, Backrest with Pad (two styles: Tall and Low), Backrest Trim (two styles: Tall and Low), Rear Carrier, Passenger Grabrails, Radiator Guard, Allen-Bolt Inserts (three sizes: 5mm, 6mm and 8mm), Driveshaft Cover.

– Billet Accessories: Master-Cylinder Cap (four styles: Fluted, V Design, Neo-Retro and Chrome), Swingarm Pivot Cover Set, License-Plate Frame (three styles: Fluted, V Design and Neo-Retro).

– Additional Accessories: Digital Audio System, Cycle Cover.


2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750 – USA Specifications
MSRP: $6,999 USD


Engine Type 745cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin

Bore and Stroke 79.0mm x 76.0mm

Induction Single 34.0mm CV type

Ignition CD with electronic advance, 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


Front Suspension 41.0mm fork; 4.6-inch travel

Rear Suspension Dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.5-inch travel

Front Brake Single 296 mm disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear Brake Drum

Front Tires 90/90-21

Rear Tires 160/80-15


Rake 34-degree 30′

Trail 158mm (6.2 inches)

Wheelbase 65 inches

Seat Height 25.7 inches

Curb Weight 536 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel—ready to ride)

Fuel Capacity 3.7 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve


Available Colors Candy Dark Red. Pearl White/Silver Pinstripe, Pearl Black/Red Pinstripe, Black

Model ID VT750C2

Emissions Meets current EPA standards. California version meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

Note Big-bike looks in a surprisingly affordable package


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



2009 Honda VT750C2 Shadow Spirit 750 – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $8,799-8,999 CDN

Engine Type Liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin

Displacement 745 cc

Bore & Stroke 79 mm x 76 mm

Compression Ratio 9.6:1

Valve Train Chain-driven SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder

Fuel Delivery Single 34 mm CV carb

Transmission Wide-ratio five-speed

Final Drive Shaft

Front Suspension 41 mm fork, 117 mm (4.6 inches) travel

Rear Suspension Dual shocks with adjustable spring preload, 89 mm (3.5 inches) travel

Tires 90/90 – 21 front; 160/80 – 15 rear

Brakes Front single 296 mm disc with dual-piston caliper; rear drum

Seat Height 652 mm (25.7 inches)

Wheelbase 1,651 mm (65 inches)

Curb Weight 243 kg (536 lb) including required fluids and full tank of gas – ready to ride

Fuel Capacity 14 litres

Colour Candy Dark Red, Pearl Sunbeam White/Silver Flame, Pearl Cosmic Black/Candy Red Flame

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