Honda GL 1800 Gold Wing

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Honda GL 1100 Gold Wing

Honda GL 1800 Gold

The Honda Gold Wing is a big motorcycle. It was introduced October and went on to become a popular in North America, Western and Australia. Over the course of its it has had numerous modifications to its design. In it had a 999cc flat-four engine and in it was upgraded to a 1832cc flat-six.

In the model had an adjustable windshield, a a backrest for the pillion rider, navigation, an audio system, braking, cruise control, assisted reverse gear, and an airbag, none of which present when it was introduced.

The Honda Gold Wing model, with its 1832cc cylinder engine delivers a usable 88kW. Maximum 167Nm, is reached at 4000r/min, the maximum power is reached at The bike carries its weight (a 403kg dry) very

Power reaches the back via an excellent shaft drive.

instruments and equipment

The bike with a myriad of standard A factory-fitted, four-speaker surround system featuring FM/AM with RDS, a CD player and a MP3 connection, which makes the trips an absolute pleasure. grips and seats offer little extra on cold trips, with the pillion its own adjustment control (useful for arguments with early-morning

A novel feature is the heating which allow the heat the engine to be deflected to the rider, the legs nice and comfy. this feature does not to the passenger, who will have to be with just a seat The luggage carrier is large for the basics – a vanity case for the will be catered for, space for one or two other essentials.

A long list of optional is available for this bike and a factory-fitted GPS navigation system, communications system, and other like an electrical screen and even tyre pressure New for 2012 is the Honda airbag specifically designed for this One of the best features on this is the little electric servo that allows a reverse This comes in especially when parked in tight and was something I used quite (On the Gold Wing even spaces can become tight –

The Honda delivers its power and without any effort. The power is at low revs and eliminates the need to down frequently. The five-speed is more than adequate and a positive gear shifting Neutral is easy to find and up is effortless. One thing to note, shifting down as one approaches a some caution must be as I found that engine is not recommended with this

The rear wheel has the tendency to up under sudden downshifts. The both front and rear, are than up to the task of stopping the big safely and quickly.

Ride and Handling

The overall and comfort of this bike is and is the ideal weekend bike for a ride. Very able on the bits with decent for such a big bike. Lots of goodies to keep you interested and (lean sensor comes on you get too adventurous).

The air-assist Telescopic allow 45mm of travel and with anti-dive technology in, which gives a very stopping experience, even heavy braking. The seat was a common observation point many passers-by and at only will suit most Taller riders have that the seat may be uncomfortable on rides, with a very riding position.

Honda do well to look at optional rests as found on some of the bikes.


Like – I liked the and luxury. I

Dislike – I disliked the riding and the weight of the bike at speeds.

Verdict and Rating

A competent machine for the open and roads. Designed for two-up over vast distances. As a in a niche market this scores a solid 8/10.

  1832cc, flat-six cylinder

Honda GL 1100 Gold Wing

  5-speed, sequential manual shaft drive


Torque   167Nm@4000r/min

Weight   dry

Seat Height   740mm

Capacity   25 liters

Fuel   10 to 12 km on a liter, depending on the rider

Tank range    300km

and Servicing    2year warranty, a 6000km service interval

 R229 900

Rode by Bikeroutes   2011

Review by  Mukhtar

Honda GL 1100 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1100 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1100 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1100 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1100 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1100 Gold Wing

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