Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. launched the much awaited Honda Gold Wing – GL1800 in India. This is a hugely popular touring motorcycle around the world. Another special event is that, the bike launched during the 40th anniversary of this iconic bike.
A highly efficient and reliable 6-cylinder 1832cc engine powers this bike. The bike gets a lightweight and rigid twin-spar aluminium frame. High stability and durability is assured with single-sided Pro-Arm swingarm. It also offers neutral & responsive handling.
Honda Gold Wing – GL1800 gets five-position heated grips, independently adjustable heated seats, foot-warming system. All this makes this a good tourer during winters. While travelling long you can keep all things in its luggage capacity of over 150-litres.
For connectivity and entertainment, riders get a 6-speaker 80W SRS surround-sound system. This allows them to connect their iPhone, iPod and USB stick to play their favorite music. This is a safe vehicle to drive in all situations and conditions. You can handle it by easy manoeuvring in tight spaces and parking areas.
Safety measures includes Combined Braking System (CBS) and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), fully-integrated airbag (available only in Gold Wing – Airbag and slow-speed, electric reverse system. The airbag option is the industry-first feature when introduced in 2006.
Honda Gold Wing – GL1800 Full Technical Specifications
|Engine Type||1832 cc, water cooled, 6 – cylinders boxer, 4-stroke|
|Bore x stroke (mm)||74 mm x 71 mm|
|Valves||SOHC, 2 valves/cylinder|
|Fuel system||PGM-FI electronic fuel injection with automatic cold start system|
|Ignition||Computer-controlled digital with three-dimensional mapping|
|Power||118 hp (88 kW) @ 5500 rpm|
|Torque||167 Nm (123.2 ft. lbs) @ 4000 rpm|
|Final drive||Drive shaft|
|Front suspension||45mm fork with anti-dive system, 140 mm travel|
|Rear suspension||Pro Arm single-side swing arm with Pro-Link; electronically controlled spring preload adjustment with two memory presets, 104 mm travel|
|Front brakes||dual 296 mm discs with 3-piston calipers with Anti-Lock Braking System|
|Rear brakes||single 316 mm disc with 3-piston calipers with Anti-Lock Braking System|
|Overall length||2635 mm (103.7 inches)|
|Overall width||945 mm (37.2 inches)|
|Overall height||1455 mm (57.3 inches)|
|Seat Height||740 mm (29.1 inches)|
|Wheelbase||1692 mm (66.6 inches)|
|Ground clearance||125 mm (4.9 inches)|
|Fuel capacity – reserve||25 l (6.6 gallon US)|
|Dry weight||363 kg (800.3 pounds)|