The 2012 Honda GL1800 Luxury is the original luxury touring motorcycle which has evolved in anticipation of a new generation of customers, boasting sharper exterior surface design along with the latest audio and navigation systems. Comfort, engine performance and a stable, responsive chassis all play their part as on other touring products such as Kawasaki Concours 14. The core appeal of the 2012 Gold Wing remains its unique ability to make long-distance travel a truly rewarding and enjoyable experience for Honda touring motorcycle lover. It makes more joyful and fun touring through advances in engineering and technology has lead to the new evolution of the GL1800 Luxury. Check it more about detail specification and new features on 2012 Honda GL1800 Luxury.
2012 Honda GL1800 Luxury Specification
Engine Type – SOHC, liquid-cooled, horizontally opposed six-cylinder
Displacement – 1,832cc
Bore x Stroke – 74 x 71mm
Compression Ratio – 9.8:1
Carburation – Programmed fuel injection (PGM-FI) with automatic choke
Ignitioon – Computer-controlled digital with three-dimensional mapping
Starter – Electric
Transmission – 5-speed including overdrive, plus electric reverse
Final Drive – Shaft
Chassis and Dimension
Available Color – Blue metallic, Graphite Black, Candy Red
Suspension Front – 45mm air assist telescopic fork with anti-dive system, 140mm stroke
Suspension Rear – Pro-Arm single-side swingarm with Pro-Link single shock with electronically controlled spring preload adjustment with two memory presets, 105mm travel
Front Brake – Dual full-floating 296mm disc with CBS three-piston calliper
Rear Brake – Single ventilated 316mm disc with CBS three-piston calliper
Front Tyres – 130/70R-18 inch
Rear Tyres – 180/60R-16 inch
Dimension – 2,630mm x 945mm x 1,455mm
Wheelbase – 1,690mm
Seat Height – 740mm
Ground Clearance – 125mm
Fuel Capacity – 25 litres
Kerb Weight – 421kg
2012 Honda GL1800 Luxury Features
Main Features – Introducing new revolutionary airbag safety system to ensure for safety riding and touring activity. Fresh styling cues produce a more integrated appearance along with a sporting edge, adding to the premium touring visage. Re-shaped taillight adds a distinctive appearance and aids visibility.
Chassis and Suspension – Redesigned fairing adds extra wind protection, especially to the lower body and leg areas. Urethane seat material and cover material give added comfort and also larger saddlebags add approximately 7 liters of additional storage space, upping total capacity to well over 150 liters. Revised suspension settings front and rear yield added compliance for a better ride and more comfort. Wheels are now clear-coated for easier cleaning and a great, long-lasting look.
Entertainment – SRS CS Auto™ technology surround-sound system brings the latest in sound system technology to the Gold Wing. Next-Generation Premium Audio System offers direct MP3/i-Pod connectivity plus access to the device functions through handlebar controls. Updated instrumentation styling lends a high-performance touch on 2012 Honda GL1800 Luxury.