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Choose the Honda Gold Wing and LUXURY will come standard

Verdict – The Honda Gold Wing is truly an impressive machine. It’s loaded with gadgetry, has a comfortable ride, offers great performance and most importantly is fun to ride as well. If you are someone on the hunt for a sofa on wheels or rather a car on two wheels, the Gold Wing will very well match your requirements. Yes, the price is on the higher side and yes, it has formidable rivals competing against it but when you’re breaking your bank account (literally) for a motorcycle like this, reliability is something that you would not want to compromise on, do you?

What’s Cool

* Instant attention magnet
* Supremely comfortable seats, especially the pillion seat, feels like a throne
* Features on offer like cruise control, audio system, heated seats, and grips
* Plush ride quality
* Mind-numbing performance from the flat-6 engine

What’s Not So Cool

* Lack of footboards
* Pricey
* And finally, the weight, of course

Honda Gold Wing Specifications

* Engine: 1832cc, Liquid-Cooled, Horizontally Opposed Six-Cylinder
* Power: 117 HP @ 5500 RPM
* Torque: 167 Nm @ 4000 RPM
* Transmission: 5-speed gearbox
* 0-100 km/hr: 5.5 seconds
* Fuel Type: Petrol
* Fuel Consumption: 15 km/l
* Suspension: Non-adjustable 45 mm cartridge forks (Front), Linkage-assisted shock with remote-controlled preload adjustability (Rear)
* Tyre Size: 130/70/18 (Front), 180/60/16 (Rear)
* Brakes: 296 mm Twin Discs (Front), 316 mm Disc (Rear), ABS

Honda Gold Wing Dimensions

* Overall length x width x height: 2635 mm X 945 mm X 1455 mm
* Fuel Tank Capacity: 25-litres
* Ground Clearance: 125 mm
* Wheelbase: 1692 mm
* Kerb weight: 407 kgs (wet)

Further Reading

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