What Are the Specs for the Honda Gold Wing?


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Specifications for the 2015 Honda Gold Wing include an 1832 cc liquid-cooled, six-cylinder engine featuring a 9.8:1 compression ratio capable of producing 118 hp at 5500 rpm and a single overhead cam valve train. The Gold Wing also features a five-speed transmission with overdrive and electric reverse, as well as programmable fuel injection and a shaft-style final drive.

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The Honda Gold Wing utilizes a 45 mm cartridge fork front suspension featuring an anti-drive system, and a Pro Arm single-side swingarm computer-controlled spring-preload adjustment rear suspension that offers two memory presents. The brake system utilizes dual full-floating front discs measuring 296 mm that have CBS three-piston calipers and rear ventilated 316 mm discs. The vehicle features a 6.6 gallon fuel tank, a 66.5 inch wheelbase, a seat height of 29.1 inches and a curb weight of either 904 or 933 depending on the equipment options package.

The Honda Gold Wing is a touring motorcycle first introduced in 1974. Current models feature a digital electronic ignition system, an aluminum alloy frame and optional anti-lock braking system. The GL1800 series Gold Wing first introduced in 2001 also features an optional in-dash GPS navigation system, seat heaters and engine-air vents operated by a lever located near the driver's foot pegs.

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