2014 Honda Valkyrie First Look — Cycle News

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Honda Valkyrie
Honda Valkyrie

2014 Honda Valkyrie Look

Even though has made a splash in the entry-level with bikes like the Grom, that doesn’t that it has forgotten the high-performance So after a 10-year absence is back in the muscle-cruiser market the return of the Valkyrie.

And based on its it appears Honda was serious the “muscle” classification as it’s the same engine that the Gold Wing and Gold F6B – the 1832cc liquid-cooled horizontally six-cylinder engine – and stripped it its essentials to give it a curb of 750 pounds. That’s 154 pounds than the Gold Wing.

So same horsepower. And less Hello horsepower to weight

The engine also boasts that peaks at 4000 rpm and has Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) uses two 40mm throttle and six high-pressure programmed fuel

The engine configuration – combined where it’s mounted in the aluminum twin-spar frame makes for a low center of gravity. combined with a low seat of 28.8 inches, is designed to add handling in addition to performance.

wise the new Honda has a Pro-Link single shock with pre load and a non-adjustable 45mm up front. That and its sportbike Pro-Arm single-sided swingarm are at sportier riding. Its aluminum are fitted with Dunlop’s series 19-inch tire up and the180/55 series17-inch tire at the

To match its performance, the Valkyrie more stopping power its Gold Wing sisters its 310mm cross-drilled rotors larger in diameter) and Nissin calipers. The rear gets an larger 316mm disc/caliper Another difference from the Wing is that the Valkyrie an independent front and rear system as opposed to the linked-brake found on the Wing.

Although not standard, ABS is available as an

Styling wise the Valkyrie has fat handlebars lending itself to a custom look. It also modern touches with its LED taillight, turn signals and its digital LCD dash. And if you’re not whether or not you want it to bring a or ride alone rider, it has a passenger seat and aluminum grabrails.

The 2014 Valkyries are to arrive in the spring and will be in three color options: Dark Red Metallic, and Blue Although MSRP has yet to be determined, likely to be in the $17,000 range.


Engine Type: 1832cc horizontally opposed six-cylinder

and Stroke: 74mm x 71mm

ratio: 9.8:1

Valve SOHC; two valves per cylinder


Ignition: Computer-controlled with 3-D mapping


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