2011 Honda Shadow Aero VT750CA ABS
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2011 Honda Shadow Aero VT750CA ABS
Back for 2011 as a proven favorite, the 2011 Honda Shadow® Aero® serves as a most satisfying ride for a wide range of enthusiasts. Factor in the Shadow Aero’s classic retro styling, low seat height, power-packed V-twin engine now with sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection and fine handling-all at a price that’s just right for today’s budgets-and you have the makings of a winner.
Ever since it first debuted, the Shadow Aero has been one of Honda’s best-selling middleweight cruisers. No surprise there, especially when considering how affordable this stunning Retro Cruiser is. But the appeal goes far beyond the price tag. With one quick look you’ll note a slew of features—the beefy 749cc V-twin, bullet-style mufflers, classic valanced fenders, spoked wheels, a ton of chrome, and five gorgeous new paint schemes—you’d expect on a bike twice this size. For twice the price. The Shadow Aero. Proof, yet again, that when you choose a Honda, incomparable quality and value is not a contradiction in terms.
2011 Honda Shadow Aero VT750CA ABS Features and Benefits
Three valves per cylinder and two spark plugs, plus liquid cooling and an ignition with electronic advance, make this a winning V-twin.
The Sound of Power.
2-into-2 large-diameter pipes flow into bullet-style mufflers to make a sound that’s classic V-twin cruiser. And that’s a very good sound.
New for 2011
– New Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) incorporates a single 34mm-diameter throttle body.
– 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.
– New Candy Dark Red paint scheme.
2011 Honda Shadow Aero VT750CA ABS Technicals
Honda Genuine Accessories†
– Chrome Windscreen, Chrome Lightbar, Replacement Light Bulb, Replacement Light Assembly, Chrome Spotlight Visors, Chrome Backrest, Tall Chrome Backrest Trim, Low Chrome Backrest Trim, Chrome Rear Carrier, Chrome Solo Rider Rear Carrier, Chrome Backrest / Rear Carrier Mounting Brackets, License Plate Frames, Chrome Billet Master Cylinder Caps, Chrome Master Cylinder Cap, Chrome Swingarm Pivot Cover Set, Chrome Front Fender Guard Rail, Chrome Front Fender Trim, Chrome Rear Fender Guard Rail, Chrome Rear Fender Trim, Chrome Rear Fender Tip, Chrome Front Fender Tip, Chrome Seat Trim Rail, Chrome Radiator Guard, Chrome Criveshaft Cover, Digital Audio System, Digital Audio Attachment Kit, Leather Saddlegags, Synthetic Leather Saddle Bags, Leather Front Pouch, Leather Tank Belt, Replacement Buckle, Saddlebag Mounting Brackets, Leather Touring Bag, Heated Grips, Chrome Allen Bolt Inserts, Chrome Sadddlebag Supports, Saddlebag Liner Set, Cycle Cover
(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)
† 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.
2011 Honda Shadow Aero VT750CA ABS – United States of America Specifications
USA 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: Shaft
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
Rear: 180mm drum
Wheelbase: 64.5 inches
Rake (Caster angle): 34°
Trail: 161mm (6.3 inches)
Seat Height: 25.9 inches
Fuel Capacity: 3.7 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve
Estimated Fuel Economy: 56 mpg
Color: Candy Dark Red
Curb Weight*: 553 pounds
*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.
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.
Meets current EPA standards.
Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment
2011 Honda Shadow Aero VT750CA ABS – Canadian Specifications
Canada MSRP – $TBA CDN
2011 Honda Shadow Aero VT750CA Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2011
American Honda Announces Four Additional Models For 2011
Torrance, CA: American Honda Motor Company announced today additions for the 2011 model year, four street bikes: the Sabre™, Stateline, Shadow® Aero® and NT700V. These four returning motorcycles cap off a great lineup for the current year, which encompass a total of 43 machines.
“The 2011 new-model rollout has been an exciting time for Honda and all motorcycle enthusiasts,” said Powersports Press Manager Bill Savino. “We’ve had a big year with many great models, especially the brand-new CBR250R and CB1000R, which have done much to round out our lineup. These 2011 machines will bring considerable depth and variety to our dealer’s showrooms this spring, and I’m pleased to say even more good news is in the works as we’ll begin to announce 2012 models shortly.”
More detailed information and images of Honda’s model line can be found on powersports.honda.com or see your local Honda powersports dealer.
– Stateline: Defining the Essence of Cruising
Featuring long, low lines that embody what cruising is all about, the Stateline blends two worlds of motorcycling style: traditional looks plus progressive elements. The deeply valanced fenders arc downward in classic retro style, yet the rolling chassis and overall lines bring a fresh look to the class. A wider seat with more lean-back angle and a long, sweeping, wider handlebar with more upright and relaxed riding stance-the perfect way to capture that traditional cruiser experience. The blacked-out engine treatment is another classy styling touch that helps make the Stateline its own machine. Add to that the deep throaty rumble of a big V-twin engine and that classic big Vee power pulse, and you have a machine that’s the perfect choice for cruising-anytime you want. MSRP $11,799
– Sabre: Ride the Mean Streets
Sometimes you just want to wear your aggression on your sleeve, and that’s why the Sabre is ready to do your talking for you. The Sabre’s muscular pro-street style provides a classic ride, with ergonomics to match. The seat and handlebar yield a forward leaning position for an aggressive riding stance-a perfect match to the Sabre’s custom cool persona. Also, a 21-inch front wheel and 15-inch rear wheel add to the bike’s bare-knuckle handsome looks. Add an impressive 1312cc V-twin engine complete with Honda’s sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection, and you’ll be rolling down the meanest streets with a bike that’s as tough as it looks: the 2011 Sabre. MSRP $11,899
– Shadow Aero: Incomparable Looks, Unbeatable Value
Back for 2011 as a proven favorite, the Shadow Aero serves as a most satisfying ride for a wide range of enthusiasts. Factor in the Shadow Aero’s classic retro styling, low seat height, power-packed V-twin engine now with sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection-all at a price that’s just right for today’s budgets-and you have the makings of a winner. MSRP $7999
– NT700VA ABS: Journey to the Far Reaches of Your Imagination
If you’re looking for a touring machine that’s fun to ride and ready to carry you to work and play seven days a week, look no further than the NT700V. Fully outfitted and ready to roll with ABS technology, the NT700V can turn your daily commute into riding bliss and then carry you off on that weekend adventure. With a fairing, interlinked saddlebags and a strong 680cc V-twin engine, the NT700V is ready for any journey you can dream up. MSRP TBD
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is the sole distributor of Honda motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, MUVs and personal watercraft in the U.S. American Honda’s Motorcycle Division conducts the sales, marketing and operational activities for these products through authorized Honda dealers. For more information on Honda products, go to powersports.honda.com.