One of the most well-liked and most expensive premium motorbike in India is the Honda Gold Wing GL1800. Other than its touring capabilities, the bike is packed with unique style and remarkable features that riders will surely find comfort with. Well, it is from the leading motorcycle manufacturer in the world. You can only expect nothing but great motorbikes from Honda. However, Gold Wing motorbikes have never been made to emphasize its performance. Its power is actually less appropriate considering its huge size, but the engine is made perfect to last long rides with the mid-range torque it possess. Still, it can provide you an amazing riding experience that you are looking for. Additionally, what makes the bike stand above the rest is its slow-speed, electronic reverse system makes overall maneuvering , especially on tight spaces and parking areas, easier and more convenient.
Engine: 1,832 cc
Mileage: 12 kmpl
Power: 118 bhp
The Honda Gold Wing GL1800 houses a powerful 4-stroke, 1,832 cc liquid-cooled engine. Its flat-6 cylinder, fuel injected engine can produce output of 118 bhp at 5,500 rpm and peak torque of 167 Nm at 4,000 rpm. This powerful touring motorcycle has a top speed reaching 137 kmph. Its shaft-driven engine comes mated to a 5-speed transmission, manual type gearbox that comes with an electric reverse gear. Moreover, the motorcycle also comes with twin, 3-piston calipers with LBS front brake and single, 3-piston calipers with LBS rear brake. It has a 25-liter fuel tank capacity and fuel economy of 12 kmpl.
To ensure stability and responsive handling, the motorcycle is made of lightweight and rigid twin-spar aluminum suspension frame with a electronically-controlled spring preload adjustment Pro-link and Pro-arm suspension gear, and anti-dive telescopic forks. It has 363 kg kerb weight, with ground clearance of 125 mm and seat height of 740 mm, ample for different types of riders.
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The new Honda Gold Wing GL1800 comes with aluminum frame, and gigantic fairing and saddlebags, which are the bike’s trademarks.. The fairing is made to hold more and the saddlebags are designed to give the rider’s legs more protection. It has large radiators and cooling fans, and better rubbers between the exhaust cowls and the engine guards. It also features a windshield and brighter LED display of its digital trip meters.
Luxury and comfort is the signature, having soft seats and short footboards and bars what are designed to fit any sized rider. There is also that availability of a passenger’s seat that comes with armrests and backrest filled with padding. The Honda Gold Wing GL1800 comes in Pearl Glare White and Dual Tone Candy Prominence Red colors, giving you two choices to choose from.
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 features creature comforts, which is as standard for Gold Wing bikes, having heated seats that are independently adjustable and a foot-warming system that make long rides highly comfortable. Additionally, the bike’s notable features include five-position heated grips, electronic navigation-control system, and six-speaker surround system with USB connectivity. It also comes with a luggage box at the back
Its brake system features an ABS (antilock braking system) and CABS (combined breaking system) to provide optimum braking performance in all conditions. Other features include alloy wheels, adjustable widescreen, GPS, kill switch, digital indicators, and electric start among others.
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Overall, you can find power performance, better handling, and enhanced touring comfort in Honda Gold Wing GL1800. These qualities make the bike lead among the rest in the competition. Add to that its unique style and impressive features, which will surely make bike enthusiasts want to buy one.