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Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS

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It?s twelve years since the Pan-European debuted on the European scene and changed the face of touring. Twelve years of strong, reliable performance, handling and luxurious comfort for a passenger and nearly everything might carry on a long of exploring the Continent and beyond. Not to solid proof of the Pan-European’s power and versatility.

Yes, have been improvements the way, notably the 1992 of the ST’s ABS-TCS version, introduced Honda’s Antilock System combined with a Traction Control System to minimise the chance of skids.

was followed by the 1996 integration of two effective Honda-developed braking systems that showcased a new Combined Brake System with a smaller, lighter and effective second generation of its smooth-operating Antilock Brake Still, over the years the has stayed true to its ideals of excellent long-term touring and a roomy and elegant way to travel.

Now Honda have come up an all-new Pan-European.

Riders are for lighter weight that to more responsive acceleration and handling. An advanced new aluminium and swingarm were thus for, as were lighter, advanced components such as the Dual Combined and Antilock Systems, all of which add up to an astounding weight reduction, a 50mm wheelbase, and more centralised for sportier handling.

Stronger and a longer touring range achieved with a complete of the Pan-European’s unique longitudinally V4 engine, the addition of Honda’s advanced, high-efficiency PGM-FI injection system and, in a new model, its ultra-clean HECS3 converter system. And although the basic V4 engine configuration as the Pan-European was maintained, extensive were made to make it compact, more efficient, powerful and even more when stripped of bodywork.

More luxurious touring and better wind protection also primary design for the new Pan, with the sports potential of the VFR on winding roads and Wing levels of comfort on the The new Pan-European is not only a fantastic but also delivers swift and sports bike performance the mood or situation calls for it.

New include the three-position adjustable height, and push-button adjustable providing quick and easy to changing riding conditions.

The Pan’s unique, longitudinally V-4 engine is like nothing on the road today. Proven many years and millions of it delivers inherently strong, power and smooth, steady For 2002, the big-bore engine a stronger jolt of passing that more effectively to the heavy loads associated two-up touring, with its goal being the strongest performance in its displacement class.

The has been increased from to 1261cc with increases to its bore and …. This realise a breathtaking thrust of performance between 75-125mph.

Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS
Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS

The new engine is also more and shorter in overall length that of the current model. was achieved by moving the ACG from its position at the back of the engine to a new nestled in the V of the cylinder blocks, it is driven by a compact and precise train.

Up front, the current model’s belt-driven cam drive was replaced a slim, new chain drive for weight, while the combined of these changes is a 60mm in engine length and a major in the number of their respective parts. Also, in order to a lower centre of gravity for the its crankshaft was lowered 20mm the crankcase.

The engine’s four-valve-per-cylinder cam design continues to ensure reliable performance and superb efficiency. Its cam-over-bucket direct actuation keeps operation while reducing maintenance and when routine maintenance become necessary, the engine’s covers are positioned for easy that allows even operations to be performed with

One of the most visible changes in the new besides its stunning new bodywork, is its yet lightweight new all-aluminium frame. No styling exercise, this new delivers Super Sport-level and more confident high-speed than ever before.

The hefty steel swingarm has been dramatically lightened new aluminium construction. Featuring the right-side tunnel to enclose its drive shaft, this unit also incorporates a extruded aluminium rail on its side, providing superb characteristics and a sportier feeling of

For sport bike-level handling, the new now mounts large, new 45mm-diameter cartridge-type front fork up from the 41mm units on the current standard model and the stanchions used on its CBS-ABS+TCS The fork’s H-MAS configuration resist front-end dive braking.

The original Pan is a hard act to follow, but it like Honda have got it

Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS
Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS
Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS
Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS
Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS
Honda ST 1100 Pan European CBS-ABS

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