The 2012 Honda Interstate with its 1312cc V-twin engine is the ultimate expression of progressive retro cruiser styling with one big difference on the new types in 2013. It’s built to go for long distance, with touring features like floorboards, roomy leather-clad saddlebags, and a custom windscreen. An awesome cruiser custom motorcycle from Honda manufacturer, like its sister Honda Stateline and Honda Sabre in 2012. Its potent 1312cc, 52º V-twin delivers strong low and mid-range torque, ample passing power, and an exhaust sound like a siren song for the open road. Cruiser riders know that the Interstate’s floorboards, saddlebags, and classic fork-mounted windscreen are all the need to turn this custom into a great open-road machine. Find more about its detail specification and features on 2012 Honda Interstate.
2012 Honda Interstate Specification
Engine Type – 1312cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin
Bore and Stroke – 89.5mm x 104.3mm
Induction – PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 38mm throttle body
Ignition – Digital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder
Compression Ratio – 9.2:1
Valve Train – SOHC, three valves per cylinder
Transmission – Five-speed
Final Drive – Shaft
Emissions – Meets current EPA standards. California version meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Chassis and Dimension
Model Id – VT1300CT
Available Colors – Black, Dark Red Metallic
Front Suspension – 41mm fork; 4.0 inches travel
Rear Suspension – Single shock; 3.9 inches travel
Front Brake – Single 336mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear Brake – 296mm disc with single-piston caliper
Front Tire – 140/80-17
Rear Tire – 170/80-15
Wheelbase – 70.3 inches
Seat Height – 26.8 inches
Curb Weight – 712 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel)
Rake – 33° (Caster Angle)
Trail – 118.0mm (4.6 inches)
Fuel Capacity – 4.4 gallons
Mpg – 46 MPG
2012 Honda Interstate Features
Engine and Transmission – Powerful 1312cc, 52-degree V-twin engine with a single-pin crankshaft and dual balancers has plenty of torque, and the feel only a V-twin can deliver. Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with automatic enrichment circuit, one 38mm throttle body. The shaft final drive is quiet, clean, and has been uniquely integrated into the overall design, with five-speed transmission. A handy, and old-school cruiser-style, heel-toe shifter is paired with the floorboards to make shifting through the gears a simple toe or heel tap away.
Chassis and Performance – The 2012 Honda Interstate’s color-matched frame really gives this bike a finishing custom touch. Eye-catching chrome fork covers. Measuring in at a low, easy-to-get-the-boots-down-when-stopping 26.8 inches, it’s wide, cushy seat not only enhances the comfort level, but the styling as well. Large, roomy floorboards, with vibration-absorbing rubber inserts, to keep your size-12 dogs relaxed all day long. Roomy and built with stylish leather overlaying a protective hard case and cover, the saddlebags are big enough to pack for a long trip and durable enough to take it. The stylish custom windscreen keeps wind and weather at bay, ensuring both rider and passenger cruise in ultimate touring comfort when rides 2012 Honda Interstate.