Thursday, May 26, 2011

Honda Gold Wing

There’s big news when it comes to the new 2012 Honda Gold Wing. Because we’ve taken what is the world’s best touring motorcycle and made it even better. The new bodywork is the first thing you’ll notice, complementing what is the best engine and chassis package the touring world has ever seen. Look a little further and you’ll discover great new improvements to the audio system, the available navigation system, and the Gold Wing’s comfort, too. And there’s new functionality, as well, like integrated iPod® connectivity and the ability to upload trips to the navi system from your home computer.

The 2010 Honda Gold Wing, called a "two-wheeled limousine" by, is powered by a 1832-cubic-centimeter, horizontally positioned, six-cylinder, liquid-cooled Boxer engine with single cams and two valves per cylinder. The engine features a 74-mm bore, a 71-mm stroke, and a compression ratio of 9.8 to 1. The bike's engine also comes with Honda's Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) system and a computer-controlled digital ignition. At 5,500 rpm, the engine delivers 118 horsepower. The maximum torque of 123 ft.-lb. is developed at 4,000 rpm. The engine is coupled with a five-speed transmission.
Physical Appearance

According to, the 2010 Honda Gold Wing looks like a 1990s Gold Wing, so little change has taken place in the bike's design. In addition to the traditional pearl yellow color, the motorcycle is available in metallic red, metallic black and metallic titanium.
Dimensions and Capacities

The 2010 Honda Gold Wing weighs between 895 and 928 lb., depending on the features and whether it is dry or has fluids, such as gasoline, coolant or engine oil. The rake measures 29.15 degrees while the trail is 4.3 inches long. The seat is positioned 29.1 inches above the ground. The wheelbase measures 66.5 inches. The bike is equipped with a 6.6-gallon fuel tank.
Other Specifications

The motorcycle comes with a 45-mm cartridge fork front suspension with an anti-dive system and 5.5 inches of travel, and a Pro-Arm single-side swingarm rear suspension with 4.1 inches of travel and a Pro-Link single shock with computer-controlled spring-preload adjustment. The bike features dual full-floating 296-mm front disc brakes, and single ventilated 316-mm rear disc brakes, both with CBS three-piston calipers. The 2010 Honda Gold Wing comes with an unlimited-mileage, limited three-year warranty.

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