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Honda GL 1000 Gold Wing

The Honda Gold Wing. GL 1974-79.

The Honda Gold (or Goldwing) is a touring motorcycle and manufactured by Honda. It was introduced 1974, and went on to become a model in North America, Europe and Australia. Over the of its history, it has had numerous modifications to its

In 1975 it featured a 999 cc (61.0 cu in) engine and in 2001 it featured a cc (111.8 cu in) flat-six. In 2010, the featured an adjustable windshield, a a seatback for pillion rider, navigation, an audio system, braking, cruise control, assisted reverse gear, and an airbag,[1] none of which featured when it was introduced.

Over one million Gold were made at the Marysville Plant in Marysville, Ohio 1979 until 2009, motorcycle production there was Honda says that the plant closed, sufficient model year Goldwings produced to meet demand production resumes in Kumamoto Japan in 2011, when model year motorcycles be produced using tooling from the old plant.[3] The 2011 year was not produced.


1978 Honda

1978 GL1000 from shows the opposed cylinders

engine closeup

The Gold made its debut at the Intermot show in October 1974 as the It featured a flat-four 999 cc (61.0 cu in) and had a dry weight of 267 kg (590 lb). units were sold in the States in 1975.[5]

Although the GL1000 was listed as a motorcycle, it was sold without Soon, a market developed fairings and luggage accessories, the Windjammer series by Vetter Company. With only differences for different markets, the remained virtually unchanged the 1975 to 1977 production

In 1978 many changes introduced, including changes to the tank shape, instruments on the top of the tank, seat, camshafts, exhaust system, Comstar and removal of the kickstart.

During the run of the GL1000 in 1979, Honda their own saddlebags and trunk, but did not offer a fairing. Honda more than 97,000 of the GL1000 in the United States 1975 and 1979

Honda GL 1000 Gold Wing

Manufacturer Honda

Production 1974

Assembly Kikuchi, since 2011

Marysville, USA 1979–2009

Class Touring

Liquid-cooled flat-six, SOHC 2 per cylinder

Bore / Stroke 74 mm x 71 mm

Honda GL 1000 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1000 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1000 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1000 Gold Wing
Honda GL 1000 Gold Wing

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