The Honda Gold Wing (colloquially Goldwing or GoldWing) is a series of touring motorcycles manufactured by Honda. It was introduced at the Cologne Motorcycle Show in October 1974, and went on to become a popular model in North America, Western Europe and Australia, as well as Japan. Total sales are more than 640,000, most of them in the U.S. market.
The Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (Japanese) includes a Honda Gold Wing GL1000 manufactured in 1974 as one of their 240 Landmarks of Japanese Automotive Technology. Through 2012, Honda GL models have appeared eighteen times in the Cycle World list of Ten Best bikes.
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 Overview : The Honda Gold Wing GL1800 is one of the most popular premium touring motorcycles around and has earned a good reputation world over for its touring capabilities. The Gold Wing GL1800 is in a class of its own when it comes to features and creature comforts and is the most expensive motorcycle in Honda’s line-up in India.
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 Specifications : The Engine powered by 1832 cc Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 12-valve SOHC flat-6, Maximum Power of 116.66 BHP @ 5500 rpm with Maximum Torque of 167 NM @ 4000 rpm. Fuel System PGM-FI electronic fuel injection with automatic choke and Ignition Computer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advance.
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 Mileage :
- Mileage (City) 12 kmpl
- Mileage (Highway) 18 kmpl
- Mileage (Combined) 15 kmpl
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 Top Speed : It can break the barrier of 0-60 m/h in barely six seconds while 100m/h in only 11 seconds with Top speed of top speed of 220 kilometres per hour (140 mph).
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 Competitors : In India, the Gold Wing faces competition from the Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special and the BMW K1600GT.
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 Colors & Shades : The Gold Wing GL1800 will be available in two-tone candy prominence red/graphite black and a pearl glare white paint schemes.
Honda Gold Wing GL1800 Price : Honda Gold Wing – GL1800 Launched in India at Rs 28.50 lakh.