The 2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B takes the world’s greatest touring motorcycle and puts a whole new spin on it. Comparing with its brother in 2013 touring category, it comes with lighter, trimmer, and leaner, it is perfect for around-town, shorter trips, or even a weekend getaway, it still offers plenty of storage capacity and performance, along with many of the Gold Wing’s comfort and luxury features. Based on the Gold Wing’s 1832cc power-plant, the engine features the same smooth power, and since it is lighter, it’s going to feel even more powerful. The lower windshield really opens up the cockpit, and puts you in touch with the environment, while it still offers excellent wind and weather protection.
The 2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B comes with revolutionary concept of the modern touring motorcycle, and it is taking one step further than other. It is innovative, fresh, new take on what a premium touring motorcycle like this can be. For entertainment purpose, a compatible Apple® iPod® player or other USB mass storage devices, such as flash drives that contain MP3, WMA6 or AAC music files, and control them through the audio controls. The connector is located in the lockable trunk, where devices can be conveniently carried and discreetly stored. When using the speakers, the audio image is enhanced along with deep low tones, producing a powerful surround sound. The new saddlebags offers 22 liters of lockable, weather-resistant storage. Check it more detail on profile, technical specification and new features on 2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B.
2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B Specification
Engine Type – 1832cc liquid-cooled horizontally opposed six-cylinder
Bore x Stroke – 74.0mm x 71.0mm
Induction – PGM-FI
Ignition – Computer-controlled digital with 3-D mapping
Compression Ratio – 9.8:1
Valve Train – SOHC, two valves per cylinder
Transmission – 5-speed including overdrive
Final Drive – Shaft
Chassis and Dimension
Available Colors – Black, Red
Front Suspension – 45mm cartridge fork with anti-dive system, 4.8 inches travel
Rear Suspension – Pro Arm single-side swingarm with Pro-Link single shock with remote-controlled spring preload adjustment
Front Brakes – Dual full-floating 296mm discs with CBS three-piston calipers
Rear Brake – Single ventilated 316mm disc with CBS three-piston caliper
Front Tire – 130/70R-18
Rear Tire – 180/60R-16
Rake – 29.15°
Trail – 109mm (4.3 inches)
Fuel Capacity – 6.7 gallons
Wheelbase – 66.5 inches
Seat Height – 29.1 inches
Curb Weight – 842 pounds
2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B Features
Engine and Transmission – The fuel-injected, horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine is exceptionally smooth and incredibly powerful. It delivers plenty of usable power, using regular unleaded fuel. And to eliminate crankshaft-induced torque reaction at the chassis, the gearbox spins opposite the crank’s rotation. Clean, efficient and virtually maintenance-free, the proven shaft final drive is exactly what you want on a bike like this. You can pile on the miles without ever having to worry about lubricating or adjusting a chain.
Chassis and Suspension – Innovative appearance with blacked-out styling applied to wheels, engine and frame. The bodywork is super streamlined, a new rear cowl dresses up the rear, and blacked-out styling touches means this new bike looks as good as it performs. Rear Pro Arm single-side swing-arm with Pro-Link single shock features remote-controlled spring preload adjustment. The new look low-profile windscreen, just enough coverage to offer wind protection, but not too much to isolate you from the ride. The layered-surface bodywork does more than just look great. It offers exceptional wind and weather protection, and helps make riding fun even in cold weather with 2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B.