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Honda V-Twin Magna

The Honda Magna was a cruiser made from 1982 to and 1994 to 2003 and powered by ‘s V4 engine taken the VF/VFR. The engine technology and was a descendant of Honda’s racing V4 such as the NS750 and NR750. The of this engine on the Magna and the in 1982 was milestone in the evolution of that would culminate in with the introduction of the Interceptor V4.

The performance is comparable to that of and Honda’s 1800 cc V-twin However, its mix of performance, reliability, and was overshadowed by the more powerful V65 Magna in 1983.

While Honda’s release of V4 technology in the Magna (and bikes like the Sabre and was certainly a bold move, it was overshadowed by at least two problems. One was the of motorcycle sales after the in the 1970s. While Honda was a given and the amount of features in these bikes was great, were still relatively bikes at the time.

An expensive, bike was difficult to sell in a market. The second was the manufacturing and problems encountered after the in 1982.

Though criticized for its long-distance and lauded mainly for its raw acceleration, the was the bike of choice for a Canadian who toured the world solo by without benefit of the support that usually accompanies in adventures depicted in such as Long Way Round .

The Honda of years 1982–1988 incorporated a of unique features into a market dominated by V-twin The V4 engine configuration provided a between torque for good and high horsepower. The 90-degree produced less primary and the four cylinders provided a smoother delivery of power a V-twin.

Good engine balance, short … and large diameter allowed for a high and potential top speed.

Honda V-Twin Magna

Besides the configuration, the bike had water a six-speed transmission for good at highway speed, and common on middleweight bikes for Honda in the 1980s, shaft drive. the shaft drive is very with virtually no maintenance (and no oil getting slung it also robbed some from where it was more lacking on in town or lower riding.

Features like twin hydraulic clutch, and an engine gauge add nice touches to the A coil sprung, oil bath, air front fork with valving was an improvement, although the did not benefit from the linkage single shock that was on later models of Sabre and

The V-65 Magna and other Hondas were assembled in the Motorcycle Plant in Ohio. In Honda announced plans to the plant, their oldest in America, in 2009, which had still making Gold and VTX cruisers .

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