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Honda Goldwing prototype M1

Honda GL1000

The Honda is a motorcycle produced by Honda 1975 to 1979.


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The GL1000 is powered by a opposed four (flat engine that displaces The camshafts of its flat-four engine driven by cogged belts. The came equipped with drive. as opposed to being driven. This adds a of smoothness, reduces maintenance, and the problem of chain oil being everywhere. Most motorcycles (by other companies) up to that used a gas tank mounted in of the rider, on top of the backbone of the bike.

The GL1000 had a faux tank, was nothing more than a for the electronics, and a housing for the air filter. The tank was located between the two covers for a lower center of It was rumored that the project had been subcontracted to Porsche and the original prototype had been with an air-cooled flat-six the famous Porsche 911 car. enough the Gold Wing eventually become a flat six the GL1500 .

The bare-bones version at 265 kg (584 was often dressed up with a saddlebags. luggage rack and box to the weight even more.

In the five years of production, sold almost 100,000 The original Gold Wing has grown to a 1100cc then then 1500cc (six-cylinder) and 1800cc with a talk of a in the future.

In 1976, Honda sold a run of special GL1000s, badged as the LTD. The LTD wasn’t any different from the standard GL1000’s. It gold pin striping, special LTD cover badges, a chromed guard and screen, a quilt seat, gold anodized wheels, a gold stamped owners manual, and a leather key

The LTD’s fender is also flared.

The 1975-1977 GL1000 engines had start, with a kick as a backup. The kick starter is very well, and actually require kicking. The engine can be using the kick start using one’s hand.

The model GL1000 added a instrument panel to the top of the faux gas (where there was previously a fuel gauge). The new gauge included a voltage meter, and temperature (which was previously on the The exhaust was also changed to a pipe with mufflers, as to the horseshoe muffler design of the

The 1979 model GL1000 has termed by some as the ugly though it is mechanically same to the model. Changes for 1979 cosmetic. Rectangular turn replaced the previous round control levers were from silver to black, and taillight with CBX-type lenses replaced the single-bulb

Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1
Honda Goldwing prototype M1

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